Unimin at a Glance

About UsUnimin at a Glance

Unimin Corporation is an application-focused company drawing from a diversified product portfolio and the worldwide production capabilities of Sibelco, our privately held parent organization. We are the world's largest producer of low-iron nepheline syenite used in glass, ceramic, paint and plastics, and the largest producer of quartz proppants for oil and natural gas stimulation and recovery. We are also the world's leading producer of high purity quartz, a highly specialized product used in the fabrication of integrated circuits, solar photovolaric cells and high intensity lighting.

Unimin processing plants are situated on the continent's best mineral deposits; each a multi-million dollar investment in chemical consistency, product uniformity and reliable supply. Regional offices, technical centers and analytical laboratories are organized to support production and commercial activities, and serve as customer resource centers.

Our Philosophy

About UsOur Philosophy

Unimin is managed with a long term perspective. We invest for the future and manage for the next decade, with emphasis on growth, diversification and sustainable development. Our business model is built upon the strategic alignment of superior mineral deposits, advanced production technologies and skilled and innovative people to deliver performance and value to our customers.

Perhaps more than any other business, mining and mineral processing companies are defined by their corporate values and the policies and practices that govern daily operations. We're committed to the principles of sustainability and the responsible development of resources to fulfill today's needs without compromising the needs and requirements of future generations.

Responsible resource management, prudent water and energy utilization, and operational excellence are the cornerstones of our business strategy

Safety Culture

About UsOur Safety and Health Culture

A safe and productive work environment is one of Unimin's core operating values, achieved through programs that encourage and reinforce best practices for the safety and health of our employees, contractors and visitors. Unimin is a recognized leader in the mining industry, with a long working relationship with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) that reflects our commitment to workplace safety. We are a technical and best practices contributor to a number of governmental and industry committees.

The occupational safety and health of our employees is also the cornerstone of our sustainability and stakeholder value-creation programs. We're especially proud to have been recognized four times by the National Mining Association with its prestigious Sentinels of Safety award for outstanding safety performance in the mining industry.

Our objective is to be the safety and health leader of our industry