Opta Minerals Inc. (Rossborough)

4807 Rockside Road Ste 400
Cleveland, OH 44131-
USA
Phone: (330) 659-3003
Fax: (330) 659-0019
Year Established: 1952
www.optaminerals.com

Profile: 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 North America and Europe, all committed to delivering optimal results to our customers. In North America, Opta Minerals' magnesium products are marketed under the Rossborough brand. Rossborough manufactures and sells a diversified line of proprietary desulfurization agents, chemical blends, technical service and equipment to the primary steel industry. In Europe, Opta Minerals produces magnesium specialty products in Romans-sur-Isere, France and offers desulfurization products from our plant in Kosice, Slovakia. Our headquarters are in Waterdown, Canada. We are committed to continued activity in all aspects of magnesium specialty chips and desulfurization technology, in Asia, Western and Central Europe, North and Central America. In addition to Opta Minerals' European operations, we continue our long standing association with Lhoist s.a. in the Benelux region of Western Europe for the sale and distribution of lime-magnesium mono and co-injection desulfurization products.

Contacts:

Management: Paul Uguccioni
Vice President & GM
puguccioni@optaminerals.com

Sales: Paul Jurczak
Vice President of Sales
pjurczak@optaminerals.com

Engineering: Dr. Thomas Bieniosek
Director of Technology
thb@optaminerals.com

Quality Control: Jim Kudla
Quality Manager
jkudla@optaminerals.com

Products: Chips & Turnings, Desulfurizing Reagents, Powders & Granules,

Equipment & Services: Desulfurization Injection Equipment, Thixomolding Techology,

Certifications: ISO 9001,

Opta Minerals France s.a. (MCP)
Z.I. rue J. Vaucanson
Romans-sur-Isere, 26100-
FRANCE
Phone: +33 (0) 475 70 75 50
Fax: +33 (0) 475 70 75 51
www.optaminerals.com

Contacts:

Management: Mickael Badard
Production Manager
mbadard@optaminerals.com

Sales: Paul Uguccioni
Vice President & GM
puguccioni@optaminerals.com

Products: Chips & Turnings, Desulfurizing Reagents, Powders & Granules,

Equipment & Services: Desulfurization Injection Equipment,

Certifications: ISO 9001,

Opta Minerals a.s. (Newco)
Kosice, 04454-
SLOVAK REPUBLIC
Phone: +421 55 67 37 577
Fax: +421 55 67 37 578
www.optaminerals.com

Contacts:

Management: Alexander Didyk
General Manager
adidyk@optaminerals.com

Sales: Jan Rigda
VP Global Accounts
jrigda@optaminerals.com

Products: Desulfurizing Reagents, Powders & Granules,

Equipment & Services: Desulfurization Injection Equipment,

Certifications: ISO 9001,

Opta Minerals Inc. (Rossborough Canada)
407 Parkside Drive
Waterdown, ON L0R 2HO
CANADA
Phone: (905) 689-7361
Fax: (905) 689-6844
www.optaminerals.com

Contacts:

Management: Jack Hoek
Divisional Controller
jhoek@optaminerals.com

Sales: Paul Jurczak
VP Sales
pjurczak@optaminerals.com

Products: Powders & Granules,

Equipment & Services: Desulfurization Injection Equipment,

Certifications: ISO 9001,

Opta Minerals Walkerton (Rossborough)
205 State Road 104
Walkerton, IN 46574-
USA
Phone: (574) 586-9559
Fax: (574) 586-9625
www.optaminerals.com

Contacts:

Management: David Hostetler
General Manager
dhostetler@optaminerals.com

Sales: Paul Jurczak
VP Sales
pjurczak@optaminerals.com

Quality Control: Jim Kudla
Quality Manager
jkudla@optaminerals.com

Products: Chips & Turnings, Desulfurizing Reagents, Powders & Granules,

Equipment & Services: Desulfurization Injection Equipment,

Certifications: ISO 9001,