Boron Expert

Frank Wawrzos

Frank Wawrzos

Research Innovation Manager

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Frank is an expert with more than 25 years of industrial and commercial experience. He has spent more than 10 years in marketing and business development for:

  • Industrial minerals
  • Construction materials
  • Oil drilling
  • Plastics and polymers
In addition, he has 15 years of research and development experience. Frank has a bachelor of science degree in chemistry from Elmhurst College and an MBA with a concentration in finance from Keller Graduate School of Management.

 

Wearing Boron

:: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 :: Posted By Frank Wawrzos
Wearing Boron
Do you know how many items of your clothing were manufactured or shipped using borates?

Wallboard Basics

:: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 :: Posted By Frank Wawrzos
Wallboard Basics
Gypsum, unlike cement, is a physical structure rather than a chemical structure. The needle-like gypsum crystals form a network to give the board its physical integrity. 

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 east of Los Angeles.  Learn more about Rio Tinto

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