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Ball Clay/Kaolin Section

 

  • Covia Corporation
    Independence, Ohio

    Covia is a leading provider of minerals and material solutions for the Industrial and Energy markets, with a broad array of high-quality products and the industry’s most comprehensive and accessible distribution network.

  • Gleason Clay Company
    Mayfield, Kentucky

    Since 2014 Gleason Clay Company has been under the wing of Old Hickory Clay Company, a fourth-generation family owned ball clay business. They work diligently to create a family-style culture within their business and with their customers. They aim to be dependable and responsive to the unique needs of their customers so that they can focus on their own business. 
  • Imerys Ceramics
    Roswell, Georgia

    Part of the Imerys group, Imerys Ceramics designs, produces and markets high-performance mineral solutions for the ceramic industries. These mineral solutions include a large range of minerals and also ready to use ceramic bodies including steatite or cordierite. 
  • KaMin LLC
    Macon, Georgia

    A global supplier of hydrous and calcined kaolin clays with a vision to be the most admired kaolin clay company in the world.
  • Lhoist North America
    Fort Worth, Texas

    Lhoist North America is a major producer of lime, limestone, dolomite and clay products and related services for industrial, environmental and agricultural customers in the US, Canada, and Mexico.
  • Old Hickory Clay Company
    Mayfield, Kentucky

    The only private American-owned ball clay company. With over 100 years of experience, customers can use Old Hickory’s clays and technical expertise to develop a unique lab-tested blend to solve customers’ unique problems.
  • U. S. Silica Company
    Frederick, Maryland

    U.S. Silica is a leading silica sand supplier with a focus on performance materials that are essential to modern living.
  • Vanderbilt Minerals, LLC.
    Norwalk, Connecticut

    The R.T. Vanderbilt Company is a family owned and operated mineral and chemical production company specializing in unique minerals such as wollastonite, pyrophyllite, kaolin and smectite clays in addition to dispersing agents and processing aids for the adhesive, ceramic, paint, paper, rubber, plastics, personal care, petroleum, and household product industries.

 

Bentonite/Barite Section

 

  • Bentonite Performance Minerals LLC
    Houston, Texas

    Bentonite Performance Minerals LLC has sought a diversified market position to offer stability not only to the company but to its customers as well. Today, BPM provides Wyoming bentonite to the major end-use categories. These categories are Environmental/Construction, Pet Absorbents, Iron Ore Pelletizing and Oil Field Services. BPM is also committed to new markets, products, and technology.
  • Secure Minerals Inc.
    Calgary, Alberta, Canada

    As a subsidiary of SECURE energy services, SECURE Minerals Ltd. provides mineral processing, logistics and packaging services of barite, gypsum and zeolite with distribution to the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. SECURE energy services is an integrated company offering specialized energy services throughout the oil and gas lifecycle form exploration to production and final reclamation.
  • Wyo-Ben, Inc.
    Billings, Montana

    Wyo-Ben is a privately held company headquartered in Billings, Montana, USA, with three bentonite processing facilities located in the Big Horn Basin region of North Central Wyoming and South Central Montana. Wyo-Ben’s mission is to provide the highest quality mineral-based technology solutions, with the highest level of service excellence to our customers; to provide opportunities for our associates and enhance the success of our organization; to add to the vitality of our community; to be responsible stewards of our environment.

 

Calcium Carbonate Section

 

  • Carmeuse Lime & Stone
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Carmeuse Lime & Stone is a leading company specializing in manufacturing and supplying lime and limestone products for diverse applications in steel manufacturing, power generation, road construction and land development, the building industry, water treatment, waste treatment, oil and gas drilling, and chemical treatments.
  • Covia Corporation
    Independence, Ohio

    Covia is a leading provider of minerals and material solutions for the Industrial and Energy markets, with a broad array of high-quality products and the industry’s most comprehensive and accessible distribution network.
  • Huber Carbonates, LLC
    Atlanta, Georgia

    Huber Carbonates operates under the umbrella of Huber Engineered Materials (HEM), a global leader in industrial chemical manufacturing that continuously innovates and transforms to exceed client expectations and industry standards. There are many uses for calcium carbonates in industrial and commercial applications such as plastics, paints, adhesives, drilling fluids and paper. Exceptionally pure and versatile, all calcium carbonate products are backed by Huber's commitment to reliability.
  • Imerys
    Roswell, Georgia

    Imerys is the global leader in the supply of calcium carbonate and multi-mineral solutions with extraction, production and laboratories. As part of a multi-mineral group, they have great expertise in calcium carbonates as well as other industrial minerals, enabling them to offer more than 250 solutions of calcium carbonate and multi-mineral blends to our customers.
  • Lhoist North America
    Fort Worth, Texas

    Lhoist North America is a major producer of lime, limestone, dolomite and clay products and related services for industrial, environmental and agricultural customers in the US, Canada, and Mexico.
  • Mississippi Lime
    St. Louis, Missouri

    Mississippi Lime is a world-class producer of calcium products including quicklime, hydrated lime, calcium carbonate and precipitated calcium carbonate. For over 100 years, Mississippi Lime has been producing products from one of the richest limestone reserves in the world and today supplies product throughout North America and the world from over twelve plants and terminals.
  • Omya Inc.
    Cincinnati, Ohio

    Omya is a leading global producer of industrial minerals; mainly fillers and pigments derived from calcium carbonate and dolomite, and is a worldwide distributor of chemical products.
  • Specialty Minerals, Inc.
    Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    Minerals Technologies Inc. is a global supplier of PCC (precipitated calcium carbonate), GCC (ground calcium carbonate), talc and refractories, and serves the paper, plastics, steel, personal care, construction, glass, sealants and paint markets.

 

Diatomite Section
The sole member of the Diatomite Section is the International Diatomite Producers Association. The members of IDPA are:

 

  • CHEMVIRON S.A.
    Belgium, France

    Chemviron is an international manufacturer of activated carbon, carbon filters, and purification systems, with applications including drinking water treatment, air purification, and sugar decolouring or purification.
  • Dicalite Minerals Corp.
    Bala Cynwyd, Pennslyvania

    Dicalite Management Group is an international industrial minerals company with a unique multi-mineral platform including perlite, vermiculite, and diatomaceous earth, represented across three brands: Dicalite, Dicaperl, and Specialty Vermiculite. These processed minerals are used in wide variety of applications, and people are often only a few feet from a product created, enhanced, or treated by one of them.
  • EP Minerals, LLC
    Reno, Nevada

    EP Minerals, LLC is a worldwide leader in diatomaceous earth and perlite filter aids, absorbents, and functional additives serving dozens of diverse markets from food and beverage to biofuels, paints and plastics.
  • Imerys Filtration Minerals, Inc.
    Roswell, Georgia

    Imerys Filtration operations produce products for a wide range of applications in filtration, and in other applications such as agriculture, cryogenic insulation, personal care, mechanical insecticides, paints and coatings, and more.
  • Showa Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
    Tokyo, Japan

    Showa Chemical's leadership in the Japanese diatomite and perlite markets was built through continuous improvement of their technology, so as to enhance product performance and quality. Their efforts have allowed them to establish a reputation for reliability in products that are vital in a wide range of applications from food and drink processing to chemical manufacturing, pool-water treatment, pharmaceuticals, and wastewater treatment.

 

Feldspar Section

 

  • Covia Corporation
    Independence, Ohio

    Covia is a leading provider of minerals and material solutions for the Industrial and Energy markets, with a broad array of high-quality products and the industry’s most comprehensive and accessible distribution network.
  • Imerys
    Roswell, Georgia

    Imerys Ceramics, as the leader in industrial minerals, has unmatched mineralogical knowledge and can assist customers in ensuring that the proportions of feldspar in the body recipe are exactly right to avoid over vitrification during firing.
  • U. S. Silica Company
    Frederick, Maryland

    U.S. Silica is a leading producer of industrial minerals, including sand proppants, whole grain silica, ground silica, fine ground silica and aplite clay. In addition to offering over 250 products in these categories, U.S. Silica also operates as a research and development specialist for customized products and solutions utilizing the same raw materials. The wide variety of industries and applications served by U.S. Silica includes oil and gas, glass, chemicals, foundry, building products, fillers and extenders, recreation, industrial filtration and treatment, and testing and analysis.

 

Industrial Sand Section

 

  • Albemarle
    Charlotte, North Carolina

    Albemarle is a global specialty chemicals company with leading positions in lithium, bromine and refining catalysts. We power the potential of companies in many of the world's largest and most critical industries, from energy and communications to transportation and electronics. Working side-by-side with our customers, we develop value-added, customized solutions that make them more competitive.
  • The Quikrete Companies
    Atlanta, Georgia

    The Quikrete Companies are the largest manufacturers of packaged concrete in the United States and an innovative leader in the commercial building and home improvement industries.
  • Sibelco
    Charlotte, North Carolina

    Sibelco is a global material solutions company. They utilise nature’s raw materials to provide solutions for society and support the cradle-to-cradle loop. From drinking water sanitation to solar technology, every day Sibelco’s materials work as essential components in the progress of society.

 

Other Industrial Minerals Section

 

  • 3M, Industrial Mineral Product Division
    St. Paul, Minnesota

    3M has a rich history in manufacturing and mining and the Industrial Mineral Products Division is part of that heritage; producing quality granules for the roofing industry for over 85 years. Using 3M science in processing, coating, and adhesives technologies allows us to improve the performance and durability of our granules, giving manufacturers a better product that will stand the test of time.
  • Albemarle
    Charlotte, North Carolina

    Albemarle is a global specialty chemicals company with leading positions in lithium, bromine and refining catalysts. We power the potential of companies in many of the world's largest and most critical industries, from energy and communications to transportation and electronics. Working side-by-side with our customers, we develop value-added, customized solutions that make them more competitive.
  • Etimine USA, Inc.
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Etimine USA, Inc. is the North American, Caribbean and Central American sales office for Eti Maden, the largest producer of boron products in the world. Etimine USA’s mission is to help companies benefit from the efficient supply of high quality, value-added boron products. Products include ground mineral ores and various grades of boric acid and sodium borates, as well as specialty products such as DOT (disodium octaborate tetrahydrate).

  • The Quikrete Companies
    Atlanta, Georgia

    The Quikrete Companies are the largest manufacturers of packaged concrete in the United States and an innovative leader in the commercial building and home improvement industries.
  • Sibelco
    Charlotte, North Carolina

    Sibelco is a global material solutions company. They utilise nature’s raw materials to provide solutions for society and support the cradle-to-cradle loop. From drinking water sanitation to solar technology, every day Sibelco’s materials work as essential components in the progress of society.

 

Soda Ash Section

 

  • Ciner
    New York, New York

    Ciner (pronounced ‘jin-ner’) has been supplying the world with soda ash since 1962. Their ongoing relationships, unparalleled customer service, continued innovation, and dedication to safety uniquely positions Ciner to meet global soda ash demands for decades to come.
  • Genesis Energy L.P.
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Genesis Alkali operates a multi-faceted mining and production facility in Green River, Wyoming, supplying some of the best-known products used around the globe. They operate the world’s largest natural soda ash mine and production site, and strive to harness the latest technological innovations to better serve our customers.
  • Searles Valley Minerals
    Overland Park, Kansas

    Using a unique, ecologically friendly process, Searles Valley Minerals processes brine solutions from Searles Lake to produce boric acid, sodium carbonate, sodium sulfate, several specialty forms of borax, and salt.
  • Solvay Chemicals
    Houston, Texas

    Solvay Chemicals, Inc. and Solvay Fluorides, LLC, are part of the Solvay Group, the leading global producer of hydrogen peroxide, soda ash, sodium bicarbonate, and sodium percarbonate, and are established in markets ranging from alternative energy, automotive, pharmaceuticals, pulp & paper and many others.
  • Tata Chemical North America
    Sandy, Utah

    Tata Chemicals North America Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of natural soda ash from its Green River, WY manufacturing operation and is owned by Tata Chemicals Ltd, which is the world’s second largest soda ash producer.

 

Talc/Wollastonite Section

 

  • Imerys
    Roswell, Georgia

    Imerys processes, enriches and combines a unique range of minerals, in many cases mined from its own deposits, to contribute essential functions to its customers’ products and processes.
  • IMI Fabi, LLC
    Benwood, West Virginia

    IMIFABI offers a wide range of high quality products at competitive prices. IMIFABI's operating network produces and distributes high quality industrial talc products; and provides a comprehensive and reliable service, doing business with a range of customers in different industries - including plastic, paper, paints and fillers, animal feed, building coatings, ceramics, pharmaceuticals and more.
  • Specialty Minerals, Inc.
    Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

    Minerals Technologies Inc. is a global supplier of PCC (precipitated calcium carbonate), GCC (ground calcium carbonate), talc and refractories, and serves the paper, plastics, steel, personal care, construction, glass, sealants and paint markets.
  • Vanderbilt Minerals, LLC.
    Norwalk, Connecticut

    The R.T. Vanderbilt Company is a family owned and operated mineral and chemical production company specializing in unique minerals such as wollastonite, pyrophyllite, kaolin and smectite clays in addition to dispersing agents and processing aids for the adhesive, ceramic, paint, paper ,rubber, plastics, personal care, petroleum, and household product industries.


 

 
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