MB Garrison
Mary Beth Garrison


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U.S. Borax is proud to be part of the communities in which we operate. And, we’re proud of the work we do to further borate education. 

U.S. Borax Visitor Center and Foundation


U.S. Borax Visitor Center

Visit the rim of our active Borax mine

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U.S. Borax Visitor Center Foundation

Celebrating and supporting the Boron community

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U.S. Borax in the community

Donation Helps Improve Early Detection of Breast Cancer
U.S. Borax California operations donates $10,000 to the Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley Foundation to help improve early detection of breast cancer. Read More
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
MB Garrison, our manager of external affairs, communities, and communications, discusses what the International Day of Disabled Persons means to her. This day... Read More
Boron Ops Donates PPE to Protect School Children
U.S. Borax partnered with the Muroc Joint Unified School District to support the protective mask mandate. Learn More

Community Events

U.S. Borax 150th Birthday Community Celebration
We're proud to be part of the Boron, California community as we celebrate our 150th year in business! Learn More
Join us at Bishop Mule Days, a world-class equestrian event promoting the legacy, heritage, and talents of the mule. U.S. Borax employees will be riding a 20 Mule Team wagon replica in the parade on Saturday.

May 24 - 30, 2022
Bishop, California

Looking for educational material related to boron?

U.S. Borax, part of Rio Tinto, is a global leader in the supply and science of borates—naturally-occurring minerals containing boron and other elements. We are 1,000 people serving 500 customers with more than 1,700 delivery locations globally. We supply 30% of the world’s need for refined borates from our world-class mine in Boron, California, about 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles.  Learn more about Rio Tinto.

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