Boron Expert

Orion Graham

Orion Graham

Senior Sales Manager, North America

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Orion manages U.S. Borax industrial sales for the northeastern United States and eastern Canada. He has 20 years of sales, marketing, and leadership experience in the following industries:

  • Construction
  • Infrastructure
  • Mining
  • Renewable energy
  • Federal markets

An expert in business development, digital integration, and optimizing supply chains, Orion has a bachelor of science in civil and environmental engineering from Villanova University in Pennsylvania.
 

Borates in Automobiles

:: Wednesday, January 12, 2022 :: Posted By Orion Graham
Borates in Automobiles
Look closely, and you’ll find a wide range of applications of borates in automobiles. In fact, auto makers find uses for borates in nearly every part and system. Borates benefit the automotive industry by providing borosilicate glass, flame retardancy, corrosion resistance, and friction resistance.

The Many, Many Uses of Borax for Laundry

:: Thursday, April 15, 2021 :: Posted By Orion Graham
The Many, Many Uses of Borax for Laundry
Over the last 125 years, borates have played a big part in helping people get their laundry cleaner.

Insulating Against Volatility: Boron in Insulation

:: Monday, December 14, 2020 :: Posted By Orion Graham
Insulating Against Volatility: Boron in Insulation
In a year when uncertainty is the rule, U.S. Borax has provided a reliable source of borates to insulation manufacturers, helping to ensure more predictable comfort and energy efficiency for homeowners.

Borates Add Elemental Improvements to Engine Intake Filters

:: Wednesday, September 4, 2019 :: Posted By Orion Graham
Borates Add Elemental Improvements to Engine Intake Filters
Always essential, always multifunctional, borates add strength, resilience, and improved performance to the filters that improve engine efficiency and extend engine life.

Outdoor Living with Boron

:: Friday, June 14, 2019 :: Posted By Orion Graham
Outdoor Living with Boron
Summer is a time to head outside and enjoy the sunshine. Borates will be there to help you enjoy the great outdoors.

Clean Up with Boron

:: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 :: Posted By Orion Graham
Clean Up with Boron
Think 20 Mule Team Borax™ detergent booster is just for clothes? Think again.

Mummies to Modern Industry: Borates in Adhesives

:: Monday, March 4, 2019 :: Posted By Orion Graham
Mummies to Modern Industry: Borates in Adhesives
Borates’ have improved the formulation of starch-based adhesives for centuries—and are still doing so today.



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 650 customers with more than 1,800 delivery locations globally. We supply around 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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