Who We Serve
Our silica lake sand is a versatile material that is used in a variety of industries and applications. From industrial manufacturing to construction to landscaping, lake sand can be used to fulfill customer needs. It is a naturally occurring mineral composed of silicon dioxide, which can be found in a variety of colors and shapes.
Nugent Sand is the leader in supplying sand to the following industries:
- Metalcasting Industry
- Energy Industry
- Building Products – Roofing Shingles Sand, Cement Mortar Sand, Fiberglass Sand, Geothermal Heating and Cooling Sand
- Glass – Colored Glass Sand
- Recreational – Golf Course Sand, Volleyball Sand, Equestrian Sand
- Fillers – Paint or Coating Sand, Sand Blast Sand
Rail & Transportation Capabilities
Nugent Sand is located in Muskegon, Michigan which is located in the western part of the State of Michigan. We are a 3-hour drive to Chicago, 3 hours to Detroit, and 4 hours to Indianapolis. Nugent Sand has 3 (three) shipping lanes at its plant. Nugent Sand owns and operates its own rail transload in Muskegon. For customers needing shipments during non-working hours, Nugent has two self-loading sand silos.
Nugent Sand has direct access to CSX railroad, Norfolk Southern railroad, and CN railroad. Nugent Sand believes in an unbiased strategic relationship with independent reliable transload and trucking companies. Consequently, Nugent Sand has many different independently-owned transload options to offer its customers to get our product delivered in the most cost-effective method. If necessary, Nugent Sand will create new supply chains and/or find lower-cost logistic options for its customers.
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Quality & Service Since 1912
With Decades of Reserves to Serve Our Customers
Our core values help to set us apart.
At Nugent, we not only strive to provide our clients with consistent quality time and time again but also to treat others with respect on and off the job. Our core values are the bedrock of our long-term customer relationships.
We know that you demand consistency. Our rigorous, multi-step, computer-to-human testing processes ensure that we meet customer requirements each and every time.
DO WHAT YOU SAY YOU WILL
We really do make promises we can keep. We’re honest, transparent, and committed to doing what’s best for our customers, employees, and community.
We work hard to ensure every interaction you have with our people, at every step, is the best it can be. Every grain of sand we provide follows a proven processs executed by highly-trained and experienced experts, all focused on meeting your requirements.