- Circa 1950
This is Helipot Corporation's Meridian Avenue location.
The Helipot Corporation was founded during World War II by Arnold O. Beckman of Beckman Instruments (at that time still National Technical Laboratories) to keep…
Interior view of the Dow Chemical Company's lead arsenate plant with partial view of industrial machinery and barrels used for storage and transport. An inorganic pesticide, lead arsenate was first used to combat gypsy…
- 1934 – 1935
A Pasadena garage was the first home of the National Postal Meter Company, founded by Arnold Beckman in 1934. The company soon became National Technical Laboratories, with a focus on pH meters. In 1935, the company…
Berkeley Scientific Corporation was founded in 1945 and acquired by Beckman in 1952. The company manufactured high-speed electronic counters and radioactivity instruments, and the Berkeley name was retained for the…