Nearing The Turn of the Century
Continuing to blaze trails with product expansion, endowments and acquisitions, Morton embodies growth for a new millennium.
Morton adds a new System Saver® salt formula to Morton Pellets, creating a water softener product that prevents water-deposit buildup in tanks.
Morton deeds 1,200 acres of Salt Lake wetlands in Utah to the Nature Conservancy.
Morton grants $1 million to the construction of the Henry Crown Space Center and Omnimax Theater at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry. This follows an earlier significant financial pledge to the U.S. Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama.
Morton acquires the Mines Seleine rock salt mine in Quebec, Canada. The mine provides ice control salt for Quebec, the Atlantic provinces of Canada and U.S.’s eastern Seaboard.
Morton celebrates 150 years of producing high quality salt products.