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Producers of borax and boron products, of 16 Eastcheap, London
1899 The company was registered on 11 January, to acquire the borate and colemanite deposits, boracite mines, railways and factories in the United States of America, England, France, Austria, Turkey, and South America, of various companies, including the Borax Co, the Pacific Borax and Redwoods Chemical Works, and the Societe Lyonnaise. 
1908 Public company incorporated
1957 Research laboratories acquired at Chessington with capacity for 50 chemists