Columbian Chemicals Co. is the first carbon black company to use the industrial electron microscope.
Treated carbon black is understood and controlled.
Columbian Chemicals Co. acquires L. Martin and Peerless.
Columbian Chemicals Co. patents dustless carbon black and is the first to produce carbon black beads.
Columbian Chemicals Co. is the first to introduce and patent Gas Furnace Process (Swartz, LA).
Began marketing under Columbian Chemicals Co. after consolidating several small carbon black manufacturers.
Binney and Smith receives the first million pound order.
Carbon black reinforcement of rubber is discovered.
Binney and Smith becomes amajor carbon black distributor.
L. Martin begins production of lampblack.