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2012-05-23 10:23:31

DALIAN, China, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a global leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of highly-engineered specialty chemicals, will celebrate the grand opening of its Asia-Pacific shared services center in Dalian, China today during a ceremony held at the facility. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111129/MM14279LOGO) Known as Albemarle's Asia-Pacific Center of Excellence (CoE), the Dalian site was developed as...

2012-05-22 02:22:37

BATON ROUGE, La., May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), will present an update to its Vision 2015 strategic framework at its investor conference today at 8:00 a.m. Eastern time in New York City. The event will be hosted by Luke Kissam, Chief Executive Officer, and will be webcast live at www.albemarle.com. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111129/MM14279LOGO) Albemarle's Vision 2015 plan outlines the company's strategy to grow revenue to $5+ billion,...

2012-05-21 02:21:42

BATON ROUGE, La., May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of flame retardants, announced today that it will manufacture the latest addition to its Earthwise(TM) portfolio of eco-friendly fire safety solutions at the company's Orangeburg, SC plant. The polymeric fire safety solution will be marketed under the trade name GreenCrest(TM). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111129/MM14279LOGO ) GreenCrest is...

2012-05-19 23:02:33

The flame retardants market report estimates the global market size both in terms of volume and revenue. It discusses market drivers, restraints and challenges, raw material, and product price trends. (PRWEB) May 19, 2012 Today flame retardant chemicals become absolutely indispensible in safeguarding electrical appliances, buildings, vehicles and polymers. Global flame retardant chemicals market is driven by growing safety needs and standards across the world. On the basis of their...

2012-05-17 14:20:37

BATON ROUGE, La., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of flame retardants, announced today that it will increase prices of SAYTEX HP-900 (P)/(G) (hexabromocyclododecane) globally by 20% effective immediately, or as contracts allow. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111129/MM14279LOGO) "The backbone of SAYTEX HP-900 is cyclododecatriene (CDT). We have seen extreme volatility in both price and...

2012-05-17 02:22:43

BATON ROUGE, La., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to restructure its business portfolio and address underperforming assets, Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals market, announced today that it plans to exit its existing phosphorous flame retardants business. Albemarle currently produces phosphorus flame retardants, part of its Polymer Solutions business segment, at its Avonmouth, United Kingdom and Nanjing, China manufacturing sites. The proposal...

2012-05-09 06:22:57

BATON ROUGE, La., May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) declared today a quarterly dividend of $0.20 per share. The dividend is payable July 1, 2012, to shareholders of record at the close of business as of June 15, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111129/MM14279LOGO ) About Albemarle Albemarle Corporation, headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is a leading global developer, manufacturer, and marketer of...

2012-04-30 06:21:48

WASHINGTON, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the 21st Annual Responsible Care Conference and Expo this morning, the American Chemistry Council (ACC) honored 19 of its member companies for implementing energy-efficiency improvements in 2011. ACC presented a total of 67 awards to these companies, 16 of which were deemed programs of "Exceptional Merit." The Responsible Care Energy Efficiency Awards program is among ACC's many ongoing initiatives to improve energy...

2012-04-23 02:22:34

BATON ROUGE, La., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of flame retardants, announced today that it will increase prices of SAYTEX HP-900 (P)/(G) (hexabromocyclododecane) by 25% on shipments effective immediately, or as contracts allow. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111129/MM14279LOGO ) Albemarle's brominated flame retardants are part of the Company's fire safety solutions within the Polymer...

2012-04-18 10:21:45

BATON ROUGE, La., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- First quarter 2012 highlights: Quarterly net sales of $712 million and earnings of $1.20 per share both of which were up over prior year. EBITDA of $176 million and EBITDA margin of 25 percent for the quarter. Three Months Ended March 31, --------- In thousands, except per share amounts...