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Corporate entry Orica Limited (1998 - )

From
February 1998
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Functions
Chemical Industries, Paint or Pigment Industries, Ammunitions and Explosives or Weapons Industries
Website
http://www.orica.com.au/BUSINESS/COR/orica/COR00254.NSF
Reference No
ABN 24 004 145 868
Location
1 Nicholson Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000

Summary

In February 1998 Orica Limited took the place of ICI Australia Ltd. Orica manufactures and supplies chemicals, fertilisers, commercial explosives and paints. From their Web site, July 2002: "Orica is a publicly owned Australian chemical company employing around 9,000 staff across approximately 30 countries, and its operation are divided into four main business areas."

Timeline

 1875 - 1897 Australian Explosives and Chemical Company Ltd
       1898? - 1926 Nobel (Australasia) Ltd
             1926 - 1928 Imperial Chemical industry (Australasia) Limited
                   1928 - 1971 Imperial Chemical industry of Australia and New Zealand Limited
                         1971 - 1998 ICI Australia Ltd
                               1998 - Orica Limited

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Ailie Smith