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2014-09-16 16:23:46

BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) today announced that it has set a date for a special meeting of its shareholders to consider and vote on the issuance of Albemarle shares of common stock in connection with its proposed acquisition of Rockwood Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ROC). The Albemarle special meeting will be held on Friday, November 14, 2014 at 8 a.m. Central Standard Time at the company's headquarters located at 451 Florida Boulevard,...

2014-09-12 08:21:56

DUBLIN, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Flame Retardant Market by Type and End-User Industry - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Flame retardant chemicals find major use in different end-user industries. This enables their use in variety of consumer and industrial applications. The major end-user industry of flame retardant chemicals is building &...

2014-09-11 12:22:35

DUBLIN, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Oilfield Chemicals - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Oilfield Chemicals in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Drilling Fluids, Cementing Chemicals, Production Chemicals, EOR (Enhanced Oil Recovery) Chemicals, Stimulation Chemicals, and Completion & Workover...

2014-09-10 16:22:07

BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB, "Albemarle") today announced the expiration of the waiting period for U.S. antitrust review under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR) in connection with the company's previously announced acquisition of Rockwood Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ROC, "Rockwood"). The waiting period expired at 11:59 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time on September 8, 2014....

2014-09-04 16:22:30

BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Scott Tozier, senior vice president and chief financial officer, and Matt Juneau, senior vice president and president, Performance Chemicals, will present at the Credit Suisse Basic Materials Conference on September 17, 2014 in New York, New York. The format of the conference will include a general session with a formal presentation and live webcast to begin at 1:30 p.m. ET and...

2014-09-02 08:23:22

BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) today announced the successful completion of the previously announced sale of its antioxidant, ibuprofen and propofol businesses and related assets to SI Group, Inc. The transaction includes manufacturing sites in Orangeburg, South Carolina and Jinshan, China. Certain applications and technical support capabilities located in Shanghai, China and Baton Rouge, Louisiana were also included in the...

2014-09-02 08:23:20

SCHENECTADY, N.Y., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SI Group, Inc. has announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the Antioxidants, Ibuprofen, Propofol, and related businesses of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB). Through this acquisition, the company expands its global footprint with new manufacturing sites in Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States and Jinshan, China. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130204/NY53537LOGO-b "Our growth strategy is...

2014-08-29 04:20:35

TEL AVIV, Israel and BATON ROUGE, La., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle® Corporation (NYSE: ALB) and ICL (TASE: ICL) announced today that the two companies have entered into an agreement to establish a manufacturing joint venture for the production of ICL's FR-122P polymeric flame retardant and Albemarle's GreenCrest(TM) polymeric flame retardant. These flame retardants are designed to replace hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD). HBCD has been the leading flame retardant used in...

2014-08-27 20:20:53

BATON ROUGE, La., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Luke Kissam, president and CEO, and Matt Juneau, senior vice president and president, Performance Chemicals, will present at the KeyBanc Capital Markets Basic Materials & Packaging Conference at 10:00 a.m. ET on September 9, 2014 in Boston. The format of the conference will include one general session with a formal presentation to begin at 10:00 a.m. ET and one-on-one discussions...

2014-08-12 23:02:23

The Flame Retardant Chemicals Market is expected to grow at a healthy pace in the next five years to reach $10,340 Million by 2019. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/flame-retardant-chemicals-market-686.html (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 The new report “Flame Retardant Market by Type (Aluminum Trihydrate, Antimony Oxide, Brominated, Chlorinated, Organphosphorous) and End-User Industry (Building & Construction, Electronics, Wire & Cables, Automotive) - Global Trends &...


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