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Company Overview of U.S. Silica Company, Inc.

Company Overview

U.S. Silica Company, Inc. researches, develops, and supplies industrial silica products and solutions. The company offers products, including oil and gas proppants, aplite, kaolin, hydrous kaolin, and adsorbent, as well as whole grain, ground, fine ground, testing, and recreational silica. Its products are used in oil and gas industry; and industrial and specialty product applications, such as glass, chemical, foundry, building product, filler and extender, recreation, industrial filtration and treatment, and testing and analysis. The company was incorporated in 1968 and is based in Frederick, Maryland with additional offices in Chicago, Illinois; Houston, Texas; and Shanghai, China. It also...

8490 Progress Drive

Suite 300

Frederick, MD 21701

United States

Founded in 1968





Key Executives for U.S. Silica Company, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 54
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
Age: 52
Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
Age: 60
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

U.S. Silica Company, Inc. Key Developments

U.S. Silica Co. Plans to Cut 16 Employees from its Sparta Workforce

U.S. Silica Co. announced it plans to cut 16 employees from its Sparta workforce. The company informed the state of Wisconsin of its intentions in mass layoff notices to the Department of Workforce Development. Low oil prices have reduced demand for the type of sand the companies produce, which is used in drilling operations to prop open fissures in rock to allow crude oil or natural gas to flow.

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