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1946

Scientific Design Company Incorporated (SD) founded as a Process Development and engineering construction company by Dr. Ralph Landau.

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1950

Scientific Design developed and commercialized key Petrochemical Technologies at NYC location: Bromine assisted air oxidation of p-xylene to terephthalic acid (main ingredient of polyester fibers) KA Oil Caprolactum (Nylon) Maleic Anhydride Phthalic Anhydride.

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1957

Scientific Design began manufacturing proprietary Oxidation Catalyst at NJ location at USA Headquarters and manufacturing site

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1961

Scientific Design developed the first Ethylene Oxide/Ethylene Glycol plant technology.

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1967

Halcon International Company, Inc. (HIC) partnered with Atlantic Richfield Co. (Arco) to form Oxirane, to produce propylene oxide, styrene, and tert-Butyl alcohol.

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1968

Halcon International Company, Inc. (HIC)/Scientific Design Group discovered high yield direct Ethylene Oxide process.

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1976

Halcon International Company, Inc. (HIC)/Scientific Design became the first company to License EO/EG Plant in China

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1980

1980, Halcon International Company, Inc. (HIC)/Scientific Design became ISO certified

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