Via S. Botticelli 6/16, 20040 Cambiago
Telephone +39 035 9002011
Fax +39 035 9002691


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Our range of products

Product categories

  • 01  Glass production/Production Technology
  • 01.04  Glass melting technology
  • 01.04.10  Feeder colouring

Feeder colouring

  • 02  Glass processing and finishing
  • 02.06  Coating technology
  • 02.06.10  Highly opaque special colours and conductive silver pastes for automotive glasses

Highly opaque special colours and conductive silver pastes for automotive glasses

  • 03  Glass products and applications
  • 03.10  Technical processing, treatment, finishing design.
  • 03.10.03  Glass finishing
  •  Surface Finishing Technology/Print
  •  Paints for Injket, digital printing

Paints for Injket, digital printing

Our products

Product category: Feeder colouring, Highly opaque special colours and conductive silver pastes for automotive glasses, Paints for Injket, digital printing


Products in the Glass industry are used for the following applications: architecture, automotive, container, float, specialty, and fiberglass. In the glass market, minerals and products are used to increase factory efficiencies and improve glass transmission. They can also be used as fluxing agents, chemical boosts, or oxidizers. In addition, several of our products are also used to impart a range of colors to container, float, specialty, and fiberglass production.

Glass coatings for decorative applications provide a durable yet attractive finish that guarantee a lifetime of surface quality. Colors can be used to match any decorating scheme in the kitchen or bathroom. The scratch and cleaner resistance of the durable coatings ensure sanitary ware will look in the future as it does today. Whether the coatings are black or a wide variety of vibrant colors, the flawless finish will last many years to come in both product lines.

Also, Prince offers a full range of aesthetic and functional solutions for the architectural and infrastructure industry. The fact that our coatings can be applied to different types of substrates – glass and metal, combined with the wide variety of colours, gives the customer a wide range of choice. In addition, enamel coatings exhibit excellent ease-of-cleaning properties, making them an ideal choice for white-boards or for architectural panels, where removal of graffiti is required. 

To compliment our mineral product offerings to automotive customers, we are an established supplier of high quality black enamels and silver pastes to leading automotive glazing manufacturers. Black ceramic inks are used as obscuration enamels, protecting the adhesives used to glue the glass on the car body against UV radiation. There are two families of black enamels: for laminated glass, primarily windshields and for tempered glass used for rear and side glazing as well as sun roofs.
Prince offers the following minerals or products into the Glass industry as on-glass or in-glass solutions:


High Purity Silica
Metallic Oxides
Silica Sand/Flour


Alumina Products
Black Enamels
Densfil™ Rouge
Glass Coloring Frits
Precious Metal Paste

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About us

Company details

Prince Minerals, Inc. was formed in 2003 as a portfolio company of Palladium Equity Partners with the acquisition of the Prince Manufacturing Company. Founded in 1858 by Robert Prince, Prince Manufacturing developed into the leading supplier of colorants and additives to the North American brick industry. In 2005, Prince Minerals acquired American Minerals from Imerys SA, adding a range of complementary products to serve the foundry, glass, and refractory markets. Since then, we have grown substantially through both business development and strategic acquisitions. Today, Prince is a world class producer of engineered additives for niche applications and is a value-added processing intermediary between large global raw material suppliers and end-market customers. Prince specializes in sourcing, processing, and distributing products in over 20 markets.

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Target groups

Manufacturing, Processing and Finishing