Boulder Scientific is incorporated in Boulder, CO by John and Miriam Birmingham and James DeHaan. The company’s first product was a commercial device developed to detect beryllium, a metal used to produce nuclear weapons.
John Birmingham shifts his focus to Boulder Scientific full time and begins making custom chemicals for catalog and industrial chemical companies.
Boulder Scientific hires its first full-time employee.
Spurred by continued growth, Birmingham purchases a 10-acre parcel in Mead, CO to develop a manufacturing plant.
Boulder Scientific continues to expand its workforce, attracting some of the nation’s top Ph.D.s to support its research and development efforts.
The company begins manufacturing specialty catalysts used in making plastics as well as industrial products, which would become one of Boulder Scientific’s core competencies.
John Birmingham retires.
Boulder Scientific launches Distinguished Lecture Series to showcase academic and industrial chemists working in the area of catalysis.
Scott Birmingham appointed CEO.
Boulder Scientific acquires a 107-acre expansion site in Milliken, CO.
The company earns its first Environment Leader Award from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
The company launches the Boulder Scientific Scholarship Program to support the academic pursuits of its employees’ children.
The company completes construction of a new laboratory at Specialty Place and a 13,000 square foot office at Mead.
Boulder Scientific gains the highest level of certification that can be achieved from ChemStewards, the environmental, health, safety and security management program for the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates.
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