Surmin-Kaolin S.A. plant

The Surmin-Kaolin S.A. plant in Nowogrodziec is about 50 kilometers from the city of Görlitz, and has a significant kaolin deposit of more than 80 million tons. It was acquired by the Quarzwerke Group in 1998.
The kaolin is primarily used in the Polish ceramics, paper and fiber optics industries, and as fillers for the rubber and paint industries.