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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...

2014-07-29 20:22:21

BATON ROUGE, La., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Scott Tozier and Senior Vice President and President, Performance Chemicals Matt Juneau will present at the Jefferies 2014 Global Industrials Conference in New York, N.Y. on August 13. The format of the conference will include a 25-minute formal presentation to begin at 12:30 p.m. ET with 1x1 discussions scheduled throughout the...

2014-07-24 08:29:34

KATY, Texas, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy Sports + Outdoors (Academy), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, today announced it will open a store in Denham Springs, Louisiana, just outside of Baton Rouge. The new store, located at the northwest corner of Juban St. and I-20, is part of the Juban Crossing retail development and will add 150 new jobs to the area. Academy also announced the renewal of its multi-year partnerships with the New Orleans Saints and LSU...

2014-07-22 16:22:41

BATON ROUGE, La., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique collaboration between catalyst researchers from Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), Delft University of Technology, Haldor Topsoe, FEI Company and Leiden Probe Microscopy has led to ­­­an innovative new method for studying catalyst dynamics under actual operating conditions. The process uses a technique called high-resolution electron microscopy to monitor changes in the catalyst structure during the catalytic process....

2014-07-14 16:21:55

BATON ROUGE, La., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) declared today a quarterly dividend of $0.275 per share. The dividend is payable October 1, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business as of September 15, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20111129/MM14279LOGO About AlbemarleAlbemarle Corporation, headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is a leading global developer, manufacturer, and marketer of...

2014-07-09 23:07:04

Collaboration brings technology leaders together resulting in a user friendly geographic information system (GIS) solution for assessors and parish residents. Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Bob Miller, Product Development Lead for Map Analyst at Fenstermaker, recently announced the addition of a new Pictometry interface to Map Analyst that brings advanced technology and communications to end users. According to Miller, “Fenstermaker is the first company in Louisiana to implement a...

2014-07-09 16:22:23

BATON ROUGE, La., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of flame retardants, announced today that it reconfirms its commitment to enter the market with commercial quantities of GreenCrest, a polymeric fire safety solution based on technology licensed from Dow Global Technologies LLC, a subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, for use in expanded (EPS) and extruded (XPS) polystyrene foam applications....

2014-07-02 23:09:35

Cellsense®, the leading name in cell phone contraband detection for prisons, is used by East Baton Rouge Parish Prison in Louisiana in their efforts to combat smuggled inmate cell phones. Lisle, IL (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Cellsense®, the leading name in cell phone contraband detection for prisons, is used by East Baton Rouge Parish Prison in Louisiana in their efforts to combat smuggled inmate cell phones. The Advocate reported on 6-14-14 in “Prisons crack down on contraband...

2014-06-26 23:12:41

InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance Member Louisiana Controls Puts School on Top in the Battle of the Buildings Baton Rouge, La (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Claiborne Elementary School in Baton Rouge, La., has won the Energy Star National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings, sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Louisiana Controls Inc., a Baton Rouge-based member of the InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance, completed upgrades to the school’s facility...

2014-06-26 12:23:38

Program honors volunteers, donates $15,000 to environmental nonprofits BATON ROUGE, La., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, is accepting nominations for volunteers in Cox's service areas in Acadiana, Baton Rouge and New Orleans who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces. Nominations are being accepted at CoxConservesHeroes.com through 5 p.m. on July 1. A total of $15,000 will be donated to local...


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