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The sorting plant in Gampel

1920
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After the First World War, demand decreased for the use of carbide as a lighting material. New uses developed for carbide derivatives; the most important derivative product was calcium cyanamide, the first Lonza fertilizer.  

The carbide factory around 1920
The carbide factory around 1920