Founded in 1856, Aspanger Bergbau und Mineralwerke GmbH is a leading manufacturer of Aspanger MICA, an ingredient used in a variety of application areas, including Personal Care and Cosmetics. Aspanger manufacture 100% of their Mica from Aspang, which is know as Austria’s Green Heart, located between Vienna and Graz. Its alpine origin guarantees a safe and fair product along with a secure supply chain. Core uses of mica include bulk pigment, sensoric enhancer and opacifier. On behalf of Aspanger, Surfachem distribute natural, COSMOS approved mica, making it the ideal ingredient for natural certified formulations.