U.S. Silica in Your Community
U.S. Silica and the companies that combined to form it (Pennsylvania Glass Sand Corporation and Ottawa Silica Company) have been in business for more than 100 years at the same locations.
Our commitment to communities does not end after we open a facility. Our goal is to enhance the quality of life where we operate. We do so by supporting local businesses, investing and volunteering in our communities, and often serving as the largest employer in the region.
We also believe that it is our responsibility to make a positive contribution to the land we mine. We ensure that we transition our properties under safe and stable conditions, suitable for future use.
The products that we create are perhaps our most exciting and greatest contribution to society as a whole. We work with our customers to develop "green" ways to use our products, like identifying recycling options for foundry silica, developing new uses for filtration silica and the use of whole grain silica sand and ground silica in renewable energy applications such as glass for solar applications and fiberglass for wind turbines.
In short, we believe that both our employees and our products make a positive contribution to society. This is what excites and energizes our organization each day – because we believe that this will be our legacy.
Contact us today to learn more about U.S. Silica in your community.