• 1st February 2017 – The OBG Group acquires Richard Baker Harrison Ltd (RBH)

    We are pleased to announce that OBG Pharmaceuticals Ltd (OBG) has acquired Richard Baker Harrison Ltd (RBH), the long established distributor of functional mineral fillers and additives.  The business will form part of OBG’s Plastics Division, and will sit alongside Hubron Speciality Limited (HSL), an existing subsidiary of OBG. HSL and RBH share many values […]

  • RBH Welcomes Dr Jia

    We are delighted to welcome Dr Jia Xiuzhuang, Secretary General of the Chinese Talc Producer Association on his visit to the UK.

  • Kidsafe Supporters Club initiative

    Earlier this year we became a member of the Kidsafe Supporters Club initiative. Kidsafe UK (Registered Charity 1105179) was established in 2004 as a unique way of equipping children with the skills needed to protect themselves from all forms of abuse. For further information about this important cause please visit

  • We celebrate Sam’s forthcoming wedding

    This lunchtime the RBH girls celebrated Sam’s forthcoming wedding with light bites and non-alcoholic fizz.  Also joined by a few honorary male hens…. Doesn’t she look pretty in pink!! The countdown is on……  

  • RBH to attend K 2016 Trade Fair in October

    Product Manager Mark Brooks, and Technical Manager Andrew Sambrook, will be attending K 2016 between 24th and 26th October, in Dusseldorf, Germany. The K-Plastics & Rubber Exhibition is considered the world’s number one trade fair for plastics and rubber products.  Exhibitors visit with an array of raw materials, auxiliaries, semi-finished products, technical parts, reinforced plastics, and the latest machinery […]


    ACTIVE MINERALS INTERNATIONAL Richard Baker Harrison Ltd is an official UK distributor for Active Minerals International and is pleased to announce the following: ACTIVE MINERALS INTERNATIONAL MAKES PROCESS IMPROVEMENTS TO INCREASE ITS PRODUCTION VOLUME OF ATTAPULGITE-BASED PERFORMANCE ADDITIVES USED IN THE PAINT AND COATINGS INDUSTRIES.  June 27th, 2016 (Sparks, GA) – Active Minerals International (AMI), […]

  • We welcome a new little arrival

    Congratulations to baby Deen born at 00.40 on the morning of 27th June 2016, weighing 6lb 9ozs. We would like to wish Phil and Shabana all the very best!

  • RBH supplies zeolites to the animal feed industry

    RBH has received FEMAS certification (Feed Materials Assurance Scheme) for the sourcing and trading of assured Zeolite Clinoptilolite.  We are excited by the future of Zeolites inclusion into the animal feed sector for use as a beneficial health ingredient.  It is great news for the farming industry, with a number of studies demonstrating significantly improved […]

  • Our Chinese Links

    Cynthia Qiu, David Stuart, and Andrew Sambrook have recently returned from a 3 week trip to China. Fig 1. Talc mine Fig 2 Barytes mine Twice yearly we visit our Chinese suppliers as part of our commitment to product quality. Since the early 1960’s we have developed links involving the sale of chemical and mineral [...]
  • Industrial Minerals International Congress and Exhibition 2016

    Our Managing Director Peter Taylor, and Sales Director David Stuart, will be attending the Industrial Minerals International Congress and Exhibition 2016 this week in Prague, Czech Republic. Covering more minerals than any other event of its kind, the 2016 agenda examines current market movements, regional mineral activity and developments for respective stakeholders. Topics up for […]