The Quartz Corp Exhibits at Intersolar USA, Booth 8724 West Hall

       The Quartz Corp Exhibits at Intersolar USA, Booth 8724 West Hall

PR Newswire

DRAG, Norway and SPRUCE PINES, N.C., July 3, 2013

DRAG, Norway and SPRUCE PINES, N.C., July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Quartz
Corp, a major supplier of High Purity Quartz sand, will be exhibiting at
Intersolar USA this July. High Purity Quartz sand from The Quartz Corp is
used today in the manufacture of high performance quartz glass for
semi-conductor, photovoltaic, automotive, optic, water purification,
fibre-optic and general industrial applications.

The Quartz Corp produces High Purity Quartz sand from mines in Spruce Pine
(USA) and Drag (Norway). High Purity Quartz sand produced from mines in
Spruce Pine is the most commonly used and accepted quartz sand for use in
semi-conductor and photovoltaic applications globally. Spruce Pine High Purity
Quartz sand is widely approved for the use in semi-conductor applications due
to its high natural purity and chemical composition.

The Quartz Corp operates processing facilities for High Purity Quartz sand
both in Spruce Pine and Norway. At these facilities, The Quartz Corp applies
high technology processing to produce High Purity Quartz sands with
exceptionally low levels of impurities. The processing plant in Drag, Norway,
has been involved in the mining industry since 1908. This expertise, combined
with the high purity of the quartz from both Spruce Pine and Drag, allows The
Quartz Corp to produce and supply consistent High Purity Quartz sands to their
customers globally.

With the ability to manufacture High Purity Quartz sands with high quality and
consistency, coupled to our global commercial presence, The Quartz Corp
currently supplies customer needs across a wide range of applications, whether
the needs are for '00's of kg or '000's of tonnes! Specific applications today
for High Purity Quartz sand from The Quartz Corp include:

  oThe manufacture of Czochralski crucibles for the production of
    mono-crystalline silicon ingots for the photo-voltaic and semiconductor
    industries, using NC4A or NC4X High Purity Quartz sand.
  oThe manufacture of high performance tubing for automotive and industrial
    applications, using NC1 or NC4A.
  oThe manufacture of high performance quartz glass-ware (and crucibles) for
    the semiconductor and solar industry, using NC4X.

Details of product properties are available via our website:
http://www.thequartzcorp.com/en/products/quartz-product-list.html

The Quartz Corp is a joint venture between Imerys SA and Norsk Mineral AS.
Both shareholders in The Quartz Corp have a long industrial history and focus
on minerals, and have combined their strong capabilities in mining reserves
and High Purity Quartz processing to form The Quartz Corp.

The Quartz Corp strategy is to employ its unique reserves of High Purity
Quartz and unique processing capabilities to continue its growth as a major
and sustainable global supplier of High Purity Quartz sand. Visit us at
Intersolar USA, Booth 8724 West Hall to see what we can do for you.

SOURCE The Quartz Corp

Website: http://www.thequartzcorp.com
Contact: Hannah Murphy, hannah.murphy@thequartzcorp.com, +447881840712