150 Years of Innovation: Sector Timelines


As part of our 150th celebrations and to mark our anniversary we have commissioned a series of timelines to highlight significant innovations in some of the sectors in which we work. Some of these can be seen below.

150 Years of Innovation: Sector Timelines

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Sector Timelines

Key innovations in the industrial chemistry sector

Technical innovations remain prolific in this sector impacting on virtually every aspect of our lives.  Here are just some of the pioneering developments over the last 150 years.

Key innovations in the Energy sector

The global demand for energy is ever-increasing in the industrialised world and this sector has witnessed a massive growth of products & services that harness renewable materials & energy sources. Here we follow the technical innovations throughout the last 150 years that have shaped this sector today.