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About Us

Along with establishing Volclay® as the global standard for premium foundry-grade bentonite, we have evolved to become the leading provider of green sand molding materials for the metalcasting industry since 1927. Our high-quality product solutions, paired with a global network of technical support specialists, provides foundries with a unique solutions package unlike competing companies. Our unique ability to evaluate foundry operations, diagnose problems, and provide high-quality customized solutions, provides an added level of value and service above and beyond other product providers. Our solutions are formulated to enhance casting production and performance and are used worldwide by both small and large-scale metalcasting foundries. Our complete product range consists of bentonites, customized performance blends, chromite sand, cellulose, and specialty carbonaceous materials, in addition to specialty metal treatments for non-ferrous foundries.


Our Parent Company: Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE: MTX)


New York-based Minerals Technologies Inc. is a resource- and technology-based growth company that develops, produces and markets worldwide a broad range of specialty mineral, mineral-based and synthetic mineral products and related systems and services. MTI serves the paper, foundry, steel, environmental, energy, polymer and consumer products industries. The Company has four reportable segments: Performance Materials, Specialty Minerals, Refractories and Energy Services. Minerals Technologies, Inc. is a publicly-owned company traded under the symbol MTX (NYSE). For more information about MTI, visit our corporate website at