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2013-05-14 08:24:55

Agreement advances Albemarle's strategy to grow in emerging applications and regions, with advantaged, local production capability BATON ROUGE, La., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) and Senze Meilu Company, of Shanxi, China, announced today that the two companies have signed definitive agreements to establish a joint venture company in Lvliang, Shanxi. Upon final approval from the relevant government authorities in China, the venture, Albemarle Senze...

2013-02-06 16:22:22

BATON ROUGE, La., Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialty chemicals maker Albemarle Corporation has named Archway Sales, Inc. as a distributor of Albemarle's ETHACURE® line of diamine chain extenders/cross linkers and FIRSTCURE® cure promoters for the Southeastern region of the United States. Archway Sales, Inc. complements Albemarle's sales and marketing efforts with a shared commitment to superior customer service and a focus on providing value-added solutions to our clients. This...

2012-08-28 10:21:31

YEOSU, South Korea, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) today celebrated the grand opening of a new Research and Operations Center (ROC) at its facility in Yeosu, Korea. The celebration, which was held at the new ROC, included a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by regional and local dignitaries, customers, and media. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111129/MM14279LOGO ) The Yeosu facility is currently producing lab-scale and pilot-scale quantities of...

2012-08-03 10:21:13

ALBEMARLE, N.C., Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It was announced today that Iron Horse Auction Company, Inc. of Rockingham, N.C. will conduct the auction of Antiques and Works of Fine Art for the Estate of the Late Rod Cotton on August 11, 2012 at 9:00 am. The auction will include Quality Antiques, Crystal, China and Early "Study" Drawings by the Artist Michael McDyer of Long Island, New York. The auction will be held at The Stanly County Senior Center located at 283 North Third Street,...

2012-07-12 10:21:50

BATON ROUGE, La., July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that its board of directors has elected James J. O'Brien to the board, effective immediately. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111129/MM14279LOGO ) "A respected industry veteran, Jim's specialty chemicals and financial background and industry insight will bring additional perspectives to an already strong and diverse board of directors," commented Jim W. Nokes, Albemarle's Chairman...

2012-02-27 17:23:00

BATON ROUGE, La., Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals market, today announced changes to its executive management team, effective March 1, 2012. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120227/PH60529-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120227/PH60529-b ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120227/PH60529-c ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120227/PH60529-d ) (Photo:...

2012-02-23 15:05:00

BATON ROUGE, La., Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that it will host its 2012 Investor Day in New York City on Tuesday, May 22nd. Luke Kissam, president and chief executive officer, along with other members of the company's management team, will provide an update on key business strategies and growth initiatives. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111129/MM14279LOGO) Registration and event details will be available March 19,...

2011-11-07 15:30:00

BATON ROUGE, La., Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that its Board of Directors has elected Jim W. Nokes as non-executive Chairman of the Board, effective February 1, 2012. Albemarle also announced the retirement of Executive Chairman Mark C. Rohr, effective February 1, 2012. Luther ("Luke") C. Kissam, IV, Albemarle's President and Chief Executive Officer, was also elected to the Board effective November 2, 2011. (Logo:...

2011-10-13 07:36:00

BATON ROUGE, La., Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Board of Directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) authorized an increase in the number of shares the Company is permitted to repurchase under its existing share repurchase program to 5,000,000. In the third quarter of 2011, the Company repurchased 3,000,000 shares under the Board's prior authorization, reducing its total outstanding shares to 88,756,371 as of September 30, 2011. (Logo:...

2011-10-04 16:00:00

BATON ROUGE, La., Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a global developer, manufacturer and marketer of highly engineered specialty chemicals, announces the completion and opening of a new Environmental Research and Development facility in Baton Rouge. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050801/ALBEMARLELOGO) This new facility will allow Albemarle Environmental Division to expand its capabilities into multi-pollutant control, while significantly...