August 11, 2016
Board of Commissioners Chairman Kenneth Robinette and North Carolina Industrial Sand, LLC has announced the construction of a new facility in Rockingham, NC.
“We welcome NC Industrial Sand to Richmond County and look forward to the construction of their new facility on Airport Rd. We thank Red Flint and CSX for creating a partnership that helped bring this new business to our county.” said Richmond County Board of Commissioners Chairman Kenneth Robinette
Commissioner Ben Moss stated, "This announcement will not only provide direct jobs at the plant but will also provide additional opportunities for our sand mining industry as well as additional trains for CSX’s Hamlet operation. It has the potential to provide a major positive impact on Richmond County and we are glad they decided to locate here."
“After an exhaustive search for a location to expand our business, Red Flint Group is pleased to have found a home in Richmond County. We have selected a site in Rockingham to locate our wholly owned subsidiary, North Carolina Industrial Sand. Part of the reason for selecting Richmond County was due to the support of the local County officials and the community. We look forward to becoming a valuable contributor to the growing success of the area.” Cyrus W. Ingraham - Executive Vice President
Founded in 1917, the parent company, Red Flint Group, has operated for 99 years on the principles of providing high quality products and exceptional services. North Carolina Industrial Sand’s commitment and dedication to those founding principles remain the same today.
North Carolina Industrial Sand understands that every product we offer is produced from the Earth’s natural resources, and the company takes great pride in managing operations in an environmental friendly manner. North Carolina Industrial Sand is committed to positively impacting the communities where we do business.
North Carolina Industrial Sand, LLC is a subsidiary of Red Flint Group, LLC. North Carolina Industrial Sand processes Industrial Sand and other specialty sand and gravel products.
Other partners who helped make this announcement possible are, Richmond County Economic Development, CSX and Richmond Community College.