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    Rob Sidley
    VP Aggregate Sales
    (440) 298-3232 ext 3135 | email
    Mike Mongell
    Silica Product Line Manager
    (440) 226-1129 | email
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  • R.W. Sidley, Inc.

    6900 Madison Road, Thompson, OH 44086 United States

    About Us

    R.W. Sidley, Inc. was established in 1933, as a mining and manufacturing company. Since then we have continued to build our company through the development of high-quality products derived from our original core products of silica sand and bank gravel. As a full-service supplier R.W. Sidley, Inc. provides a broad range of construction solutions for today's building industry. We manufacture and supply bulk aggregates, industrial minerals, ready-mix concrete, masonry block products, structural and architectural precast components, and building supplies.

    We believe that continuous improvement is the key to growth.

    To accomplish this we are continuously investing in screening, batching, manufacturing and recycling equipment. Our internal testing laboratory is staffed by certified technicians that maintain affiliations with leading industry organizations. Together this ensures that we can supply you with the products, services and information that will make your projects successful.

    In 2012, R.W. Sidley, Inc. made a major investment to upgrade to a state-of-the-art screening process and storage facility. This allowed us to meet custom tolerances and specifications. Packaging is available in 50 lb. bags, 3,000 lb. super sacks, 4,000 lb. super sacks or bulk quantities. We produce the highest quality filter media virtually free of deleterious materials. Our processed silica sands and gravels are from our Thompson mine part of the Sharon conglomerate formation.  All silica filter sands and gravels are washed, dried and screened at the Thompson plant and meet AWWA B-100 standards for granular filter media and NSF-61 requirements for drinking water components.

    Our two limestone docks, located on the shores of Lake Erie in Grand River and Ashtabula, Ohio, receive limestone via self-unloading lake vessels. These docks allow for convenient access to limestone materials for manufacturers and construction sites.

    We are the manufacturers of PRO/ANGLE Bunker Sand® the Original 100% Angular Bunker Sand created through a specialized crushing and grinding process that fractures silica quartz pebbles into angular particles creating the most playable, weather resistant bunker sand in North America.

    Our high-quality silica sands and gravels meet the specifications for filter media, industrial minerals, proppants, sports aggregates and construction.

    R.W. Sidley, Inc. (vendor number 161325) recently received approval from the Pennsylvania Department of General Services (DGS) for the state’s COSTARS program as a qualified supplier for 015-027 Waste & Wastewater Treatment Consumables. COSTARS is the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's cooperative purchasing program and serves as a conduit through which registered and eligible local public procurement units (LPPUs) and state-affiliated entities (together "Members") are able to leverage contracts established by DGS to cost-effectively and efficiently identify suppliers with whom to do business.  The goals of this program are:

    •     To encourage, expand, and facilitate the opportunities for Members to achieve procurement savings and the best value through an interactive partnership with the Commonwealth.
    •     To provide increased opportunities for Suppliers of any size to participate and compete for Members' business.
    •     To provide contracts with competitive pricing.   

    Product Information

    R.W. Sidley, Inc. is approved for the following product categories, all products are available in standard sizes and U.C. 1.5-1.7, tighter U.C. sizes available upon request. Available packaging: bulk, 50 lb. bags and super sacks. • Filter Media – Anthracite • Filter Media – Garnet • Filter Media – Gravel • Filter Media - Sand
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