Category: Corporate

Chemical

Blachford Achieves Safe Feed / Safe Food Certification

Effective July 2022, Blachford is pleased to announce that our Mississauga, Ontario production facility is SAFE FEED/SAFE FOOD (SFSF) certified to manufacture CALCIUM STEARATE, meeting FOOD SAFETY MODERNIZATION ACT (FSMA) requirements, incorporating HACCP and GMP practices. Blachford’s tallow and vegetable based CALCIUM STEARATE products impar… Continue Reading Blachford Achieves Safe Feed / Safe Food Certification

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Blachford Celebrates 100 Years in Business By Giving Back

Blachford has prospered for 100 years!  To celebrate this milestone, and in support of the company’s commitment to Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility, owner and CEO John Blachford announced a major tree planting initiative in two parts: In the spring of 2022, Blachford will work with a local landscaper to plant a grove of in… Continue Reading Blachford Celebrates 100 Years in Business By Giving Back

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Blachford Donates $250,000 CAD To Fight Ovarian Cancer

After two of his employees lost their wives to ovarian cancer, John Blachford, CEO of Blachford, was determined to help. Ovarian cancer is an elusive and deadly disease, often only presenting symptoms in its most advanced stages. The company committed a gift of $250,000 CAD ($200,00 USD, £140,000) to the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Foun… Continue Reading Blachford Donates $250,000 CAD To Fight Ovarian Cancer

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H.L. Blachford Sponsors SCI Canada Awards

Recently, H.L. Blachford Ltd. was named a sponsor of the 2021 Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) Canada Awards.  SCI was established in 1881 in hopes to help create new products and processes that represent the innovations and evolution of technology.  SCI Canada was established a little over 20 years later in 1902 and each year recognizes achiev… Continue Reading H.L. Blachford Sponsors SCI Canada Awards

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H.L. Blachford Celebrates 100 Year Anniversary in 2021!

This year, our parent company H.L. Blachford Ltd. (Mississauga, ON) is celebrating its 100th anniversary! What a wonderful accomplishment; here's to the next 100! In 1921, in Montreal, 25-year-old Henry Lloyd Blachford founded a sales agency for chemicals used in the rubber, paint and ink industries, including pigments, dyestuffs, carbon blacks … Continue Reading H.L. Blachford Celebrates 100 Year Anniversary in 2021!

Acoustics

Blachford UK Receives Praise for Coronavirus Response

Recently, Mark Fletcher, the MP of Bolsover, visited Blachford UK Ltd. and praised their reaction and response to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic and handling of the recent Brexit movement. Since reopening, BUK has created over 20 additional full time positions in order to fulfill incoming orders.  Being that we are a Canadian-owned company, b… Continue Reading Blachford UK Receives Praise for Coronavirus Response

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Blachford AM Helping Health Care Workers

The 3D printer at Blachford AM in Cambridge, Ontario, is being used to print face shield brackets for health care workers.  Each bracket set costs ~$1.90 and it is estimated that 60 can be made each week. These brackets are being sent to INKSMITH in Kitchener, who will cut a clear plastic shield and assemble it to the 3D printed brackets. … Continue Reading Blachford AM Helping Health Care Workers

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Blachford UK offers factory, staff and resources in response to national COVID-19 effort

Blachford UK is offering its factory, people and resources to the national effort to fight the killer Coronavirus. Production at the factory has now ceased. However, appeals from the government to manufacturers to assist with the UK effort has prompted Jason Lippitt, Managing Director of Blachford UK to offer the services of the company’… Continue Reading Blachford UK offers factory, staff and resources in response to national COVID-19 effort

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H.L. Blachford Ltd. Awarded CVC Corporate Leadership Award

On June 14, 2018, H.L. Blachford Ltd. was honoured to receive the Corporate Leadership Award at the 2017 Friends of the Credit Conservation Awards dinner, hosted by Credit Valley Conservation (CVC).  This award recognizes a business leader that has positively impacted the Credit River watershed.  H.L. Blachford Ltd. received the honour for our on… Continue Reading H.L. Blachford Ltd. Awarded CVC Corporate Leadership Award

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John Blachford is the 2016 Winner of the Canada Medal

Our President and owner, John Blachford, is the 2016 winner of the Canada Medal; he was presented with this prestigious medal by the Chemical Institute of Canada and the Society of Chemical Industries on April 7, 2016 at the CIC/SCI Awards Dinner. This medal was established in 1939 and is awarded to a business leader in a Canadian industry who h… Continue Reading John Blachford is the 2016 Winner of the Canada Medal