|Sibelco extracts and refines various types of sand and minerals. These mainly relate to top quality silica sands for industry. Today, Sibelco is active worldwide in this sector with production sites all over the world.
Sibelco was founded in 1872 and is one of the oldest companies in Flanders today. The administrative headquarters of Sibelco Benelux are situated in Dessel.
In Flanders, silica sand is found in two regions: Maasmechelen and the region of Dessel-Mol-Lommel. Sibelco concentrated its operating offices here. The development of Sibelco remains closely linked to the Flemish quarries and their top quality silica sand.
The Dutch companies of Sibelco Benelux are active in Maastricht, Heerlen, Wessem and Papendrecht.
The group is directed from its corporate headquarters in Antwerp, where Sibelco also has a large storage facility. Ships leave the port and transport quartz sand all over the world.
Sibelco Benelux has around 300 members of staff. Worldwide, there are 9,000 employees working for Sibelco.
In 2010 the group achieved a turnover of about 2 billion euro.
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