Material solutions: fit for purpose, delivered on time and in-specification
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 photovoltaic 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.
Unimin maintains strong customer relationships by delivering quality, service and expert technical support. A fundamental strength of the Company is its application-focused technical centers and customer teams.
With hands-on industry experience, these teams help improve productivity, create a performance advantage or develop next-generation products in a wide range of customer applications.
To convert concepts into production realities, we operate one of the world’s largest industrial mineral research organizations. Marketing and product development teams draw upon the expertise of scientists and industry experts to optimize functionality, performance, and value. Committed to both basic and applied research, this group has pioneered new and proprietary technologies that make it possible for Unimin to convert natural resources into engineered mineral solutions.