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Festus, MO


Located approximately 30 miles south of St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. Silica’s Festus, MO plant produces 30/50, 40/70 and 100 Mesh sand. The plant utilizes six storage silos for a combined capacity of 6,000 tons. Festus’ reserves are situated within the St. Peter Sandstone formation and yield a high quality, Northern White sand. Located in the most southern region of the formation, Festus offers a naturally occurring geographic advantage of a favorable climate for operations. The moderate conditions allows the mine to avoid downtime on account of weather. Annual production capacity at the facility is 1.2 million tons.


The Festus, MO facility was constructed by Mississippi Sand in 2008 when Pat Kellerman of Coal Creek, Rich Patterson of Cemtech and Fred Weber, Inc. identified an emerging opportunity in the proppant space. The facility has fostered its customer relationships through consistently providing high quality products and turnkey logistical solutions. This unique approach in the industry has solidified its loyal customer base. 

Customer Service Contact

For questions concerning the status of your order, please contact your Customer Service Contact at:

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Industrial Specialty Products

Physical Address

838 VFW Drive
Festus, Mo 63028

Driving Directions (from St.Louis, MO)

  • Take I-55 S from S Tucker Blvd\
  • Follow I-55 S to US-67 N in Festus. Take exit 174A from I-55 S
  • Continue on US-67 N
  • Turn right onto St Pius Dr
  • Turn left to stay on St Pius Dr
  • Turn right onto Buck Knob Rd/Vfw Dr

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