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 sign

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

Congratulations Class of 2022!
Every year, the Borax Visitor Center Foundation awards scholarships to the seniors from Boron High School. We're happy to announce this year's winners. Read More
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

Community Events

U.S. Borax birthday party at the 20 Mule Museum

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!

Win an annual pass to a National Park

Win an Annual Pass to Our National Parks

If you live around our California operations, enter to win an annual park pass for national parks in the U.S.

Contest open from July 4-Sept 5, 2022, to residents of Kern, Inyo, Los Angeles, and San Bernardino counties in 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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