Corporate Information

What is Fairmount Santrol’s mission statement?

Our mission is as follows: “We, the Fairmount Santrol family, are united in our commitment to exceed all expectations while fulfilling our economic, social, and environmental responsibilities.”

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When was Fairmount Santrol founded?

Bill Conway, former chairman and chief executive officer and current chairman emeritus, founded the company in 1978 when he purchased Best Sand, a small silica sand mining operation in northeast Ohio. Best Sand merged with Wedron Silica in 1984 to form Fairmount Minerals (now Fairmount Santrol). Please click here for more information about our history.

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What year was Fairmount Santrol incorporated and in what state?

Fairmount Minerals (now Fairmount Santrol) was incorporated in 1986 in Delaware.

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What is Fairmount Santrol’s business?

Fairmount Santrol 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 railcars 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.”

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Where are the company’s headquarters and main operations?

Fairmount Santrol’s headquarters are located at 8834 Mayfield Rd., Chesterland, OH, 44026. Our facilities are located in Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin, Texas, Minnesota, Michigan and Missouri, as well as Mexico, Canada, Denmark and China.

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How many employees does Fairmount Santrol have?

Fairmount Santrol has approximately 1,100 employees as of June 30, 2014.

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Where does management come from?

Our management team reflects top leadership, talent and experience from all areas of the business: operations, finance, legal, marketing and business management. For individual biographies, please see the “Management” section of our website.

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Investor Information

What is the CUSIP number of Fairmount Santrol common stock?


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Who is Fairmount Santrol’s transfer agent?

American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC
6201 15th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11219
Tel: (800) 937-5449

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How can I get a copy of the annual report?

Our first annual report is scheduled to be published in the spring of 2015.

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Where can I get a copy of the proxy statement?

Our first proxy statement is scheduled to be published in the spring of 2015.

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How can I get a copy of the materials filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)?

You may download electronic copies from the Investor Relations section of our website under SEC FILINGS. If you would like us to send you a printed version, please contact us.

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How can individual investors listen to the company’s earnings conference calls with analysts?

Fairmount Santrol provides webcasts of these conference calls to ensure that all investors have timely and equal access to company information. To hear the conference call, please visit our events page 10 minutes prior to the call and follow the instructions. A recording of the webcast will also be available following the call.

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How can I be notified when new information about Fairmount Santrol becomes available?

Please sign up for Email Alerts or visit the Investor Relations section of our website for timely updates.

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Stock Information

How can I purchase shares of Fairmount Santrol?

You can purchase shares of Fairmount Santrol through the brokerage firm of your choice. Fairmount Santrol does not offer a direct stock purchase plan.

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What is Fairmount Santrol’s ticker symbol and where is it listed?

Fairmount Santrol trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “FMSA”.

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Does Fairmount Santrol plan to pay a dividend?

Currently, Fairmount Santrol does not plan to pay a dividend and intends to retain future earnings to finance the growth of our business. Our Board of Directors regularly monitors and evaluates our dividend policy to ensure it is aligned with the interests of stockholders and the company.

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Financial Information

When is Fairmount Santrol’s fiscal year-end?

Fairmount Santrol’s financial year ends on December 31.

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Who is the independent accounting firm for Fairmount Santrol?

Fairmount Santrol’s independent accounting firm is PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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Corporate Governance

What is Fairmount Santrol’s corporate governance policy?

Our corporate governance policy is available here.

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Does Fairmount Santrol have a code of conduct for employees?

Yes, Fairmount Santrol has a code of conduct for employees. You can view a copy of the code here.

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Who are the members of Fairmount Santrol’s Board of Directors? What are the board committees and their members?

Please visit the Board of Directors section of our website and the committee composition table.

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How do I contact members of the Board?

Stockholders may communicate with Fairmount Santrol's Board of Directors through Lisa Fife by sending an email to, or by writing to the following address: Board of Directors, c/o Lisa Fife, Fairmount Santrol, 8834 Mayfield Rd., Chesterland, OH, 44026. Lisa Fife will forward all correspondence to the Board of Directors except for spam, junk mail, mass mailings, product complaints or inquiries, job inquiries, surveys, business solicitations or advertisements, or patently offensive or otherwise inappropriate material. Lisa Fife may forward certain correspondence, such as product-related inquiries, elsewhere within Fairmount Santrol for review and possible response.

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Sustainable Development

What measures does Fairmount Santrol take to prevent accidents?

Fairmount Santrol’s strong commitment to safety is reflected in the health and safety of our employees and is illustrated by our achievement of a lost-time incident rate that is less than half the industry average.

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How does Fairmount Santrol address environmental concerns?

We are focused on environmental stewardship, and 10 of our facilities now generate zero waste to landfills. Additionally, we have successfully executed annual initiatives to reduce our carbon emissions.

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Does Fairmount Santrol have a sustainability plan?

As one of the nation’s largest continuously operated mining organizations, we have developed a strong commitment to the three pillars of Sustainable Development: People, Planet and Prosperity. Abiding by these guiding principles, our corporate motto and action orientation is “Do Good. Do Well.” Fairmount Santrol also publishes its annual Sustainability Report in the spring.

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