Laviosa Chimica Mineraria S.p.A.

Via Leonardo da Vinci, 21, 57123 Livorno
Telephone +39 0586 434-000
Fax +39 0586 434-130


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Piero Starita

Marketing, sales, advertising, PR

Via Leonardo da Vinci, 21
57123 Livorno, Italy

+39 0586 434-112


Gerardo Biricotti

Research, development, design

Via Leonardo da Vinci, 21
57123 Livorno, Italy

+39 0586 434-249


Our range of products

Product categories

  • 06  Moulding sands
  • 06.02  Moulding sand binders
  • 06.02.01  Bentonites and clays

Bentonites and clays

Our products

Product category: Bentonites and clays


Foundry was the first industrial sector we began operating in at the beginning of the 20th century, gaining essential experience and expertise over the years to guarantee excellence with regard to both raw materials and service to our partners. Our supply includes a complete range of bentonites and black minerals for green moulding as well as a complete range of silica and chromite sands for shell moulding.

Completing our supply is a moulding sand analysis laboratory service at our plant and a continuous support service provided at our customers' premises.


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About us

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We are one of Europe's leading companies for research into bentonites and other clay minerals, as well as for their transformation into valuable ideas and solutions for its customers operating in numerous markets throughout the world.

We provide special products and innovative services for the manufacturing industry, the environment and for the end user. The quality of our processes is certified by the ISO 9001 international standard. Our offices and facilities are situated at Livorno and Villaspeciosa, near Cagliari.

Together with our service and the applications consultancy provided by our technicians, our products are sold in over 100 countries worldwide to more than one 1500 customers working in very varied fields of application. They are used, for example, for metal casting, the formulation of paints, detergents, ceramic tiles and paper, for the clarification of wines, for waterproofing waste dumps, and for making the homes of animal lovers more comfortable.

The identification of bentonite as our core business has led us to explore and develop its characteristics, the production processes in which it is used, and its applications. It is in this way that we continue to increase our knowledge of our customers' requirements and how best to meet them.

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50-99 Mio US $

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