CHESTERLAND, Ohio, Aug. 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fairmount Minerals announced today that it is adopting a new name – Fairmount Santrol – that reflects the combined strength and pioneering history of the company's prominent Fairmount Minerals and Santrol brand names.
"As a leading provider of sand-based products and solutions for the oil and gas, and industrial and recreation markets, our company is known through our products that carry the Fairmount Minerals and Santrol brand names," said Jenniffer Deckard, president and chief executive officer. "The name Fairmount Santrol conveys the full breadth of our company's market position resulting from the combined strength of our products, technologies and customer-serving capabilities. It also retains the Fairmount name which has, over time, come to represent our heightened commitment to the well-being of our communities and our environment."
About Fairmount Santrol
Fairmount Santrol, formerly Fairmount Minerals, 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. Its 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. As one of the nation's longest continuously operating mining organizations, Fairmount Santrol has developed a strong commitment to sustainable development, environmental stewardship, and operational safety. Correspondingly, the company's motto and action orientation is: "Do good. Do well."
CONTACT: For more information, contact: Sharon VanZeeland Fairmount Santrol 440-279-0204 Sharon.VanZeeland@fairmountsantrol.com
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