Austin Powder Company

About Austin Powder Company

Austin Powder Company began in 1833 to manufacture black powder to blast rocks, mine coal, create canals, and literally move mountains. Today Austin Powder is a world leader in the blasting industry, we provide blasting services and commercial explosives throughout North America and the World. We primarily service the construction, mining, quarry, and seismic exploration industries. We are an industry leader in the manufacturing of detonating cord, detonator-sensitive emulsions, cast boosters, high-explosive emulsions, and non-electric detonators.


Electronics Engineering Intern

May 2019 Westlake Village, CA
“Had a very positive experience working in a lab environment, the hands on work was very helpful in reinforcing material I learned in class. I also was able to travel to an Austin production plant to continue work and be able to see the production process. ”
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