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U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE:SLCA)

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Company Description

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. is a producer of commercial silica, a specialized mineral that is a critical input into the oil and gas proppants end market and a variety of attractive industrial and specialty products end markets. It produces industrial minerals, including sand proppants, whole grain silica, ground silica, fine ground silica, calcined kaolin clay and aplite clay. The company operates through two business segments: Oil & Gas Proppants and Industrial & Specialty Products. The Oil & Gas Proppants segment serves the oil and gas recovery market providing fracturing sand which is pumped down oil and natural gas wells to prop open rock fissures and increase the flow rate of natural gas and oil from the wells. The industrial & specialty products segment consists of products and materials used in a variety of industries including, container glass, fiberglass, specialty glass, flat glass, building products, fillers and extenders, foundry products, chemicals, recreation products and filtration products. U.S. Silica Holdings was founded on November 14, 2008 and is headquartered in Frederick, MD.

Contact Information

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.
8490 Progress Drive
Frederick Maryland 21701
P:(301) 682-0600
Investor Relations:
(301) 682-0304



Individual stakeholders8.87%
Other institutional58.72%
Mutual fund holders40.28%

Top Executives

Bryan A. ShinnPresident, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Michael L. WinklerChief Operating Officer & Vice President
Donald A. MerrilChief Financial Officer & Vice President
Sean J. KleinChief Compliance Officer
Bradford B. CasperChief Commercial Officer & Vice President