Our history

With a proven 40 year track record of innovation, Molecular Products are continually challenging the boundaries of life critical solutions

1924


Medical Practitioners United Drug Co was established in East London, UK, as a supplier of high quality calcium chloride to the local pharmacy industry

1973


Medical Practitioners United Drug Co was acquired by Bill McKernan

1976


The business relocated to Thaxted, Essex, UK

1978


Initial Medisorb contract acquired

1982


North sea exploration activities presented opportunity to supply industrial diving and safety products

1988


Continuous soda lime manufacturing plant commissioned

Company name changed to Molecular Products Group

1991


Chemical oxygen business of MSA Britain and Bardyke Chemicals acquired

1999


Development of O2 backup system for NASA International Space Station

2002


Acquisition of C*Chem in USA leads to formation of Molecular Products Inc

2005


Awarded Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade

2006


Molecular Products Asia established in China

2009


Molecular Products Inc relocated to Boulder, Colorado, USA

2010


Awarded UK MoD contract to supply MPOG oxygen generators

2012


Awarded GE Healthcare’s 2012 Global Excellence Award for Service

2013


UK business relocated office and production facilities to Harlow, Essex

2014


Capital growth investment from Business Growth Fund

2015


Molecular Products India established in Mumbai

2016


Molecular Products Australia started trading based in Perth

 

Molecular Products Group acquired by Arlington Capital Partners