Headquartered in Chesterland, Ohio, Fairmount Santrol is a leading provider of high-performance sand and sand-based products used by oil and gas exploration and production companies to enhance the productivity of their wells. The company also provides high-quality products, strong technical leadership and applications knowledge to end users in the foundry, building products, water filtration, glass, and sports and recreation markets.
Fairmount Santrol is a world-leading expert in the science and art of transforming sand into value-added products whose performance far exceeds ordinary expectations. We are customer-focused and values-driven with strategically located facilities in North America, Europe, and Asia, supported by a global distribution and customer support network. Our global logistics capabilities include a wide-ranging network of distribution terminals and thousands of rail cars that allow the company to effectively serve customers wherever they operate.
Fundamental to our mission, vision, and culture, Fairmount Santrol embraces the principles of sustainable development. We continue to make investments in our people, our business partners, our communities, and our environmental stewardship programs that not only secure our ability to operate today, but also create a bright future for our business and the communities where we live and work.
Worldwide, Fairmount Santrol employs more than 1,000 people. We produced and shipped more than 7.5 million tons of sand and value-added sand products in 2013.
Fairmount Santrol’s global operations include nine active mining and mineral processing plants, two additional sand processing facilities, 10 strategically located coating facilities, one resin-producing operation, three custom blending plants, one specialty colored quartz facility, and three R&D locations. Our facilities are located in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Denmark, and China.
Our global logistics capabilities allow us to effectively serve customers in North America, mainland Europe, the North Sea basin, South America, China, the Middle East, India, South Africa, Japan, and Malaysia.