SLCA - U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.

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U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.

8490 Progress Drive
Suite 300
Frederick, MD 21701
United States

SectorBasic Materials
IndustryIndustrial Metals & Minerals
Full Time Employees2,202

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Bryan A. ShinnPres, CEO & Director1.99MN/A1962
Mr. Donald A. MerrilExec. VP, CFO and Principal Financial & Accounting Officer914.33k626.25k1964
Mr. Michael L. WinklerExec. VP & COO1.24M1.78M1965
Mr. Bradford B. CasperChief Commercial Officer and Exec. VP878.17k465.6k1975
Mr. John Paul BlanchardSr. VP and Pres of Industrial & Specialty Products685.46kN/A1974
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. produces and sells commercial silica in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Oil & Gas Proppants and Industrial & Specialty Products. It offers whole grain commercial silica products to be used as fracturing sand in connection with oil and natural gas recovery; and resin coated proppants, as well as sells its whole grain silica products in various size distributions, grain shapes, and chemical purity levels for manufacturing glass products. The company also provides ground commercial silica products for use in plastics, rubber, polishes, cleansers, paints, glazes, textile fiberglass, and precision castings; and fine ground silica for use in premium paints, specialty coatings, sealants, silicone rubber, and epoxies. In addition, it offers other industrial mineral products, such as aplite, a mineral used to produce container glass and insulation fiberglass; adsorbent made from a mixture of silica and magnesium for preparative and analytical chromatography applications; and White Armor, a product line of cool roof granules used in industrial roofing applications. U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. serves oilfield services companies, and exploration and production companies that are engaged in hydraulic fracturing; and industrial and specialty products end markets. The company was formerly known as GGC USS Holdings, Inc. U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is headquartered in Frederick, Maryland.

Corporate Governance

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of March 1, 2018 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 1.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.