US Silica

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US Silica traces its origins back to 1900. It traditionally supplied its commercial silica production to a range of industries including the glass-making, building products and oil and gas industries. It now has 13 production facilities in the United States and currently controls 283 million tons of reserves. This includes approximately 138 million tons of reserves that can be processed to meet American Petroleum Institute frac sand size specifications.


  • 8490 Progress Drive, Suite 300  

Town, State, Country

  • Frederick, MD, United States  


  • 21701 
  • President & Chief Executive Officer Bryan Shinn
  • Year Established 1987
  • Ownership Publicly held
  • End User Industries Glass, foundry, construction, energy, oil & gas, chemicals, paints, rubber, plastics, water treatment, steelmaking, aluminium production


  • ISO 9000

Trade Association Membership

  • NISA - National Industrial Sand Association


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