MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Buckman Laboratories is celebrating its 60th year in business. The company was founded in September 1945 by Dr. Stanley Buckman, a microbiologist and forester whose vision was to develop chemistries that enhance production and profitability in aqueous industrial systems. Over the past 60 years, Buckman has grown to become an international company manufacturing specialty chemicals for the pulp and paper, water-treatment, and leather-making industries worldwide. Buckman sales today reach customers in more than 90 countries.