Opta Minerals is North America’s leading integrated processor/distributor/seller of industrial minerals. From our roots providing sand to a local foundry in the 1880s, Opta has grown to an international group of companies in Canada, the United States and Europe, all committed to delivering optimal results for our customers.
We source, process and distribute a wide range of products and services, from traditional copper and coal blasting slag to patented silica-free abrasives, construction-grade and golf course sand, water filtration media and jet cutting garnets, all used in a variety of industries and applications.
OUR MISSION …
Opta Minerals purpose is to be the leading provider of innovative steelmaking reagents, slag conditioners and metal remediation materials consumed in the North American and European markets.
OUR VISION …
Be the market leader of steel making reagent and slag conditioner products through our unwavering focus on innovation, quality and reliability in support of our customers’ needs. Leadership is measured by our presence in a majority of steel mills in North America and Europe.
To be the global leader of reference in the abrasives, waterjet, cementitious and filtration markets.
Providing the highest quality, most innovative solutions and services available.
Opta Minerals is a proud member of:
AIST – Association for Iron & Steel Technology
IMA – International Magnesium Association
SSPC – Society for Protective Coatings
AWWA – American Water Works Association
OWWA – Ontario Water Works Association
ASSHTO – American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
ATSSA – American Traffic Safety Service Association
WQA – Water Quality Association
OGRA – Ontario Good Roads Association
AFS – American Foundry Society
CFA – Canadian Foundry Association