MTI Release

Minerals Technologies Completes Acquisition of Sivomatic Holding B.V.

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Acquisition Extends MTI’s Core Pet Care Product Line into Europe

NEW YORK, May 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE:MTX) (“MTI” or “the Company”) today announced that it has closed the acquisition of Sivomatic Holding B.V. (“Sivomatic”), a leading supplier of premium pet litter products in Europe.

The acquisition was financed through a combination of cash on hand and MTI’s credit facilities.

Sivomatic’s results will be reported in the Household, Personal Care & Specialty Products division of MTI’s Performance Materials segment.

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About Minerals Technologies Inc.
New York-based Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTI) is a resource- and technology-based growth company that develops, produces and markets worldwide a broad range of specialty mineral, mineral-based and synthetic mineral products and related systems and services. MTI serves the paper, foundry, steel, construction, environmental, energy, polymer and consumer products industries. The company reported sales of $1.676 billion in 2017. For further information, please visit our website at www.mineralstech.com. (MTI-G)

About Sivomatic Holding B.V.
Sivomatic, a Minerals Technologies company, is a premier pet care producer in Europe with sales in 30 countries.  With €73 million in sales in 2017, Sivomatic is the European market leader in the high-end, high quality cat litter segment.  Sivomatic’s production facilities are highly automated and situated in efficient logistical locations in the Netherlands, Austria and Turkey.  Headquartered in Moerdijk, Netherlands, Sivomatic is a leader in innovation and provides a high level of customer service and premium quality pet care products.  Please visit Sivomatic’s website at www.sivomatic.nl.

Contact:  Cindi Buckwalter
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