Priced its IPO of 11.7 million shares of common stock at $17 per share. The company plans to use proceeds to fund capex, including construction of its new resin-coating facility. Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, BofA Merrill Lynch and Jefferies & Co. Inc. are joint book-running managers. Simmons & Co. International, Dahlman Rose & Co. LLC, BB&T Capital Markets, BNP Paribas Securities Corp., Lazard Capital Markets LLC and Moelis & Co. LLC are co-managers. The company is the second-largest domestic producer of commercial silica, used in oil and gas proppants, among other purposes.