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41 Years of Service and Leadership

:: Tuesday, November 24, 2020
41 Years of Service and Leadership
U.S. Borax celebrates the storied career of a leader in research and technical service, Kee Lung.

Boron Ops Wins Sentinels of Safety Award from NMA

:: Wednesday, October 28, 2020 :: Posted By Mary Beth Garrison
Boron Ops Wins Sentinels of Safety Award from NMA
We are proud to be awarded the 2019 Sentinels of Safety Award for our outstanding safety performance in the Large Open Pit category from the National Mining Association (NMA)

Supporting Distance Learning at Muroc School District

:: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 :: Posted By Mary Beth Garrison
Supporting Distance Learning at Muroc School District
U.S. Borax donated $200,000 to the Muroc School District for the purchase of 900 new Chromebook tablets that will support students as they learn from home.

Building Resilience: Borates for Treated Lumber and Engineered Wood Products

:: Thursday, October 15, 2020 :: Posted By Leo Jaime
Building Resilience: Borates for Treated Lumber and Engineered Wood Products
In a year of disruption, the lumber industry has been on a roller coaster of demand fluctuations. Adaptations from producers—and U.S. Borax—have helped close the lumber supply gap for home building and renovation.

U.S. Borax and Linde: Fuel Efficiency Innovation for Borosilicate Glass Manufacturing

:: Tuesday, October 6, 2020 :: Posted By Allen Zheng
U.S. Borax and Linde: Fuel Efficiency Innovation for Borosilicate Glass Manufacturing
U.S. Borax partners in research with Linde to demonstrate how borosilicate glass producers can benefit from a new technology solution that significantly reduces glass manufacturing’s carbon footprint—and provides opportunities for increased profitability.

U.S. Borax Samples for Product Formulation and Development

:: Thursday, October 1, 2020 :: Posted By Maryam Moravej
U.S. Borax Samples for Product Formulation and Development
U.S. Borax provides the ultimate “try before you buy” experience with our comprehensive borate product sampling program for industry.

Closer to Home: Borate Distributors Simplify the Supply Chain

:: Thursday, September 10, 2020 :: Posted By Jento Panjikaran
Closer to Home: Borate Distributors Simplify the Supply Chain
U.S. Borax is a trusted supplier to manufacturing and industrial customers around the world. Through our distributors, customers can source the products and quantities they need—and simplify the supply chain for just-in-time operations.

Firebrake 500 for Polymers: Multiple Benefits for High-Temperature Processes

:: Thursday, August 27, 2020 :: Posted By Emmanuel Laval
Firebrake 500 for Polymers: Multiple Benefits for High-Temperature Processes
Firebrake 500 is an anhydrous zinc borate that’s designed to stand up to high-temperature polymer processes. Polymer manufactures gain multiple benefits from Firebrake flame retardants—supported by technical expertise from U.S. Borax.

Borates for Metal Recovery and Recycling: Adding Sustainability to the Metals Mix

:: Thursday, August 13, 2020 :: Posted By Maryam Moravej
Borates for Metal Recovery and Recycling: Adding Sustainability to the Metals Mix
One of the most wonderful things about metals is that once they have served a lifetime of use in one form, they can be transformed again, making them a practical go-to material for everything from heavy industry and construction to electronics, batteries, household products, and even art.

Neobor: Cost-Effective, Concentrated Borate for Improving Modern Living

:: Monday, July 27, 2020 :: Posted By Maryam Moravej
Neobor: Cost-Effective, Concentrated Borate for Improving Modern Living
Manufacturers across myriad industries rely on cost-effective 20 Mule Team Borax Neobor. Some of the most important applications are the least noticed by end consumers.
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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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