News AND Events

Boron nonprofits awarded $20,000 in grants

:: Monday, May 23, 2016 :: Posted By Mary Beth Garrison
Boron nonprofits awarded $20,000 in grants
The Borax Visitor Center Foundation awarded about $20,000 in grants to more than a dozen nonprofits at its annual luncheon at the Visitor Center on May 20.

A Transparent Look at Borate Use in Flat and Container Glass​

:: Wednesday, May 4, 2016 :: Posted By Allen Zheng
A Transparent Look at Borate Use in Flat and Container Glass​
At U.S. Borax, it has always been our approach to work on behalf of borate users. To accomplish this, we invest a lot of time researching new applications for this important substance and comparing them to others in the market, keeping regulatory issues and sustainability top of mind.

Never heard of borates? You’re looking at them right now.

:: Sunday, May 1, 2016
Never heard of borates? You’re looking at them right now.
From your daily laundry to space travel – boron is an element with many uses. Here are ten things to know about one of the unsung heroes of the periodic table.

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