Albemarle Corp.

Lubricants

Fluorescent Penetrant enables eco-friendly inspection.

Using water as main carrier which is stabilized by micro-emulsion technology, Britemor® 921 (W) enables bright and crisp flaw indications on wide range of materials, including ferrous and non-ferrous metals, and non-porous ceramics. Micro-emulsions are thermodynamically stable and composition includes isotropic liquid mixtures of solvent, water, and emulsifier. Low viscosity of...

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Materials

Albemarle Reconfirms Commitment to Enter Market with GreenCrest(TM) Fire Safety Product

BATON ROUGE, La. - 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...

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Albemarle Samples Its New GreenCrest Polymeric Flame Retardant Product to Customers

BATON ROUGE, La., -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of flame retardants, confirms today that it is sampling its GreenCrest(TM) polymeric fire safety solution from the commercial scale campaign to customers as scheduled. GreenCrest is targeted for use in expanded (EPS) and extruded polystyrene (XPS) applications. The Company expects to...

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Chemicals & Gases

Albemarle and Senze Meilu Form Mineral Flame Retardant Joint Venture

Agreement advances Albemarle's strategy to grow in emerging applications and regions, with advantaged, local production capability BATON ROUGE, La. –Â-  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...

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Albemarle Improves Leading Liquid Curative, ETHACURE® 300

Easy-to-handle aromatic diamine curative recently modified to greatly reduce odor while retaining performance BATON ROUGE, La., -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that it has greatly reduced the odor of its ETHACURE 300 liquid aromatic diamine curative used in both hot and room-temperature polyurethane cast elastomers and sealants. This is an advancement that will considerably...

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Catalyst optimizes hydrocracking performance.

Ketjenfine® 868 nickel-molybdenum catalyst is designed to maximize performance of vacuum gas oil (VGO) hydrocracking pretreatment performance. It is suited for VGO units where both high aromatics saturation and hydrodenitrogenation activity are required. Catalyst serves to optimize cycle length and maximize throughput for refiners.

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Albemarle Introduces New Catalyst to Improve Ultra-Low-Sulfur Diesel Production

New technology improves hydrotreating refinery unit performance by up to 35 percent without capital expense BATON ROUGE, La., July 22 -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB), a leading global supplier of petroleum refining catalysts and additives, has developed and produced a new catalyst that can help improve the performance of hydrodesulfurization (HDS) units by up to 35 percent over the current...

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Company News

Albemarle Corporation Recognized by Wildlife Habitat Council for Environmental Excellence

Charlotte, N.C., Jan. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that as part of the company's continued commitment to environmental stewardship it has achieved a Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) Conservation Certification for the company's pollinator garden located at its Kings Mountain, N.C., site....

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Albemarle Announces Completion of Lithium Joint Venture with Mineral Resources Limited

- JV provides risk-adjusted access to high-quality spodumene source, further diversifying Albemarle's lithium asset base CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it has closed its transaction with Mineral Resources Limited ("MRL") (ASX: MIN) under the Asset Sale and Share...

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Company News

Albemarle Announces Definitive Agreement with Mineral Resources Limited to Form Lithium Joint Venture in Western Australia

Conference call to be held on Dec. 17, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. ET CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today the signing of an Asset Sale and Share Subscription Agreement (Agreement) with Mineral Resources Limited (ASX: MIN) for a wholly-owned subsidiary of Albemarle to acquire a 50 percent...

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Company News

Albemarle Signs Exclusivity Agreement with Mineral Resources Limited for 50/50 Fully Integrated Lithium Joint Venture in Western Australia

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it has signed an Exclusivity Agreement (Agreement) with Mineral Resources Limited (ASX: MIN) in relation to the potential creation of a 50/50 joint venture (JV) to own and operate the Wodgina hard rock lithium mine and ultimately develop...

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Company News

AlkyClean® Technology Wins Kirkpatrick Chemical Engineering Award

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 6, 2017 - Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it is the recipient of the 44th Kirkpatrick Chemical Engineering Award for its breakthrough AlkyClean® process technology developed jointly with CB&I and Neste. The Kirkpatrick Award honors the most noteworthy chemical engineering technology commercialized...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Albemarle Signs Agreement for Exclusive Exploration and Acquisition Rights to Lithium Resource in Argentina

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 12, 2016 - Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Bolland Minera S.A., for the exclusive exploration and acquisition rights to a lithium resource in Antofalla, within the Catamarca Province of Argentina. Albemarle believes that this lithium resource will be certified...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Albemarle Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Lithium Salts Production Assets in Asia

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 23, 2016 - Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the lithium hydroxide and lithium carbonate conversion assets and supporting business functions currently operated by Jiangxi Jiangli New Materials Science and Technology Co. Ltd. ( Jiangli New Materials")....

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Lubricants

Fluorescent Penetrant enables eco-friendly inspection.

Using water as main carrier which is stabilized by micro-emulsion technology, Britemor® 921 (W) enables bright and crisp flaw indications on wide range of materials, including ferrous and non-ferrous metals, and non-porous ceramics. Micro-emulsions are thermodynamically stable and composition includes isotropic liquid mixtures of solvent, water, and emulsifier. Low viscosity of...

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