The QUARTZ Corp is a key supplier of High Purity Quartz Sand for the solar, semiconductor, and fibre optic markets. Our quartz is sourced in Spruce Pine, North Carolina, where the unique geology offers the world’s highest purity quartz deposits. By supplying a critical material to the industries of tomorrow, TQC plays a crucial role in making the world a better place.

Spruce Pine, USA 797 Altapass Road Spruce Pine, NC 28777, USA

Cornwall, UK Par Moor Centre, Par Moor Road Par, Cornwall, PL24 2SQ, UK

Asheville, USA 9 SW Pack Square, Suite 202 Asheville, NC 28801, USA

Oslo, Norway Strandveien 50, Blokk C, 4th Floor 1366 Lysaker, Norway

Drag, Norway Postbox 14 8271 Drag, Norway

Shanghai, China 1438 Hong Qiao Road, Changning District 6F Gubei International Fortune Centre II Shanghai 201103, China

Paris, France 43 quai de Grenelle 75015 Paris, France

The QUARTZ Corp was formed in 2011 through a joint venture between IMERYS and NORSK MINERAL. The company operates internationally, with teams in North America, Europe, and Asia.  With our culturally and geographically diverse workforce, we are able to provide excellent customer service globally.

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Spruce Pine, North Carolina, USA

Our product starts life in a small, 3.9 square mile town in the Appalachian Mountains, 780m above sea level. Thanks to its unique geological history, the world’s purest quartz deposits can be found in this mountainous region.

For detailed information about the unique geochemistry found in Western North Carolina, please visit our page dedicated to our Spruce Pine facility.


Drag, Norway

From the wooded mountains in the American South, our mined and sized quartz sand travels to the breath-taking fjords of Northern Norway. The QUARTZ Corp’s state-of-the-art processing facility, located in Drag, Norway, has a long pedigree of quartz sand processing.

For more information about the history of the region, please visit our page dedicated to our Drag facility.