February 4, 2021 – EP Minerals, a U.S. Silica Company, is pleased to announce the appointment of TCR Industries, a leading distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients, to distribute its filtration products into the wine industry across the U.S. West Coast. The product portfolio includes EP Minerals’ wide range of diatomaceous earth and perlite filtration products, including industry standards such as Celatom® and CelaPerl®.
“TCR Industries’ strong commitment to both customers and principals presents a value proposition that will align solutions with customer needs. TCR Industries’ sales organization, supported by an extensive distribution infrastructure on the West Coast, enables us to strategically align our resources to better support new and existing customers and to grow our position in the wine industry,” stated Geoff Boucher, Global VP Sales, Performance Materials, U.S. Silica.
Gary Glaviano, President, TCR Industries, added, “TCR Industries is excited about our collaboration with EP Minerals, a well-respected and established organization. The EP Minerals products are an excellent addition to our wine and beverage portfolio, allowing us to expand our offerings to existing and potential customers. Both companies believe in the importance of customer service, and we look forward to a long and prosperous relationship.”
About U.S. Silica
U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. is a global performance materials company and last-mile logistics provider and is a member of the Russell 2000 Index. The Company is a leading producer of commercial silica used in a wide range of industrial applications and in the oil and gas industry. Over its 120-year history, U.S. Silica has developed core competencies in mining, processing, logistics and materials science that enable it to produce and cost-effectively deliver over 400 diversified product types to customers across its multiple end markets. U.S. Silica’s wholly owned subsidiaries include EP Minerals and SandBox Logistics™. EP Minerals is an industry leader in the production of products derived from diatomaceous earth, perlite, engineered clays, and non-activated clays. SandBox Logistics™ is a state-of-the-art leader in proppant storage, handling and well-site delivery, dedicated to making proppant logistics cleaner, safer and more efficient. The Company currently operates 23 mines and production facilities. The Company is headquartered in Katy, Texas and has offices in Reno, Nevada and Chicago, Illinois.