D.G. Harris & Associates (DGHA) founded; DGHA acquired American Salt Company with Lyons Mine and Carey Salt with Hutchinson Mine.
DGHA acquired Chicago Plant from Domtar Chemicals Limited.
DGHA founded North American Salt Company (NASCO) as a holding company; acquired Sifto Salt from Domtar with Goderich, Amherst, Milwaukee and Unity operations; divested Lyons Mine of American Salt and Hutchinson Mine of Carey Salt to acquire Cote Blanche Mine.
Big Quill Resources, Canadian sulphate of potash producer, founded. Big Quill acquired Wynyard Plant.
DGHA acquired Great Salt Lake Minerals with Ogden SOP and Magnesium Chloride Plants; opened Ogden Salt Plant; acquired Salt Union with Winsford Mine and founded Harris Chemical Group as a holding company for salt operations.
IMC Global acquired Harris Chemical Group and founded IMC Salt as the holding company.
DeepStore founded to make use of underground space in U.K. salt mine; Kenosha Plant acquired.
Wolf Trax, Inc., Canadian micronutrient company, founded.
IMC Salt acquired by Apollo Management through an entity called Compass Minerals Group.
Compass Minerals sold through an IPO on the NYSE after Apollo Management changed IMC Salt to Compass Minerals.
Ogden Magnesium Chloride Plant was rebuilt.
DeepStore became a wholly owned subsidiary of Compass Minerals.
Compass Minerals acquired salt business of Cutler-Magner with Duluth Plant.
Compass Minerals acquired Big Quill Resources with Wynyard Plant.
Compass Minerals acquired Wolf Trax, Inc.
Compass Minerals built and opened Buffalo Packaging Plant.