Albemarle is an active member in several industry and trade associations. View the list below for more information.

North America

ACC - American Chemistry Council
The ACC is America’s oldest trade association, representing companies engaged in the business of chemistry—an innovative, $801 billion enterprise that is helping solve the biggest challenges facing our nation and the world.

NAFRA - North American Flame Retardant Alliance
NAFRA brings together the world’s leading producers and users of a variety of flame retardants. Using the best science and research available, the American Chemistry Council’s North American Flame Retardant Alliance (NAFRA) works to support the use of flame retardants in the defense against deadly fires and in the preservation of life and property.

IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries
In 1999, IPC changed its name from Institute for Interconnecting and Packaging Electronic Circuits to IPC. Our name is accompanied by an identity statement, Association Connecting Electronics Industries.

AFPM - American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers
AFPM is a trade association representing high-tech American manufacturers of virtually the entire U.S. supply of gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, other fuels and home heating oil, as well as the petrochemicals used as building blocks for thousands of vital products in daily life.


Full Member:

CEFIC – The European Chemical Industry Council
Cefic (The European Chemical Industry Council) is the Brussels-based organization representing the European chemical industry. Cefic represents, directly or indirectly, about 29,000 large, medium and small chemical companies which employ about 1.2 million people and account for nearly 17% of world chemical production.

EFRA – European Flame Retardants Association
EFRA brings together the leading companies which manufacture or market flame retardants in Europe. EFRA covers all types of flame retardants: chemicals based on bromine, chlorine, phosphorus, nitrogen and inorganic compounds. EFRA is a sector group of Cefic, the European Chemical Industry Council.

ECMA – European Catalyst Manufacturers Association
ECMA brings together the leading European manufacturers of catalysts. ECMA is primarily focused on metal and metal oxide catalysts based on nickel, chromium and cobalt. ECMA is a sector group of Cefic, the European Chemical Industry Council.

AmCham EU – The American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union
AmCham EU speaks for American companies committed to Europe on trade, investment and competitiveness issues. It aims to ensure a growth-orientated business and investment climate in Europe.

BSEF – Bromine Science and Environmental Forum
BSEF is the international organisation of the bromine chemical industry, whose remit is to inform stakeholders and commission science on brominated chemicals such as flame retardants.

Eurometaux is the association servicing and representing the European non-ferrous metals industry.

GTFI – Groupement technique Français contre l'Incendie
GTFI acts as the expert voice on behalf of passive fire professionals; to participate in the development of new techniques and improved materials against fire; and to promote professionals involved in fire safety to advise official government organizations and to participate in the regulation

Associate Member:

I2A – International Antimony Association
The mission of the International Antimony Association (i2a) is to conduct studies and to disseminate information concerning the safety and benefits of antimony and antimony compounds. i2a also provides pertinent scientific information to government agencies worldwide.

PU Europe – Excellence in Insulation
PU Europe was originally founded in 1981 as BING to become the European voice for the National trade associations representing the polyurethane insulation industry. PU Europe represents foam producers, raw material suppliers and component manufacturers from eleven EU Member States. The involvement of the entire value chain means that PU Europe is able to access and disseminate solid scientific data and life cycle information on polyurethane insulation products.

EuroPUR – European Association of Flexible Polyurethane Foam Manufacturers
EUROPUR represents the flexible polyurethane foam block manufacturers at European level. The association was set up in 1966 and is registered under Belgian law as an AISBL 'Association Internationale Sans But Lucratif' (International Non-Profit Association).

Direct or Indirect Supporter:

ACFSE – Alliance for Consumer fire safety in Europe
ACFSE was founded in 1998 by a former fire chief in the Greater Manchester Fire Brigade, Robert Graham MBE. ACFSE is a non-profit organisation established under UK law. Financial support for the ACFSE is welcome from all stakeholders in consumer fire safety. Currently ACFSE receives financial support from the European Flame Retardants Association (EFRA) which represents all existing flame retardant technologies.

AsiaAmCham - American-China Chamber of Commerce
AmCham is a non-profit organization which represents US companies and individuals doing business in China.

AICM - Association of International Chemical Manufacturers
AICM represents 40 major foreign investments in the chemical industry of China, whose members’ business covers manufacture, transportation, distribution and disposal of chemicals.

CPPIA - China Plastics Processing Industry Association
China Plastics Processing Industry Association (CPPIA) was founded in 1989. It is an industrial organization in the field of plastics processing industry in China, it is a nationwide and non-profit social organization with the qualification of legal person. CPPIA is voluntarily composed of enterprises, institutions, social groups, scientific research institutes, universities and colleges and individuals engaging in the plastics processing industry and related industry.

China RoHS Working Group
The China RoHS Standards Working Group has been operating under the China Electronic Standardization Institute of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology as a platform for consultations with the industry on RoHS legislation since 2004.

APF - Asian Plastics Forum
The APF is composed by associations and active companies of more than 10 Asian countries,focus on sustainability discussion and information sharing of plastics industry in the region.

internationalInternational Molybdenum Association
A non-profit trade association, representing the majority of the molybdenum industry worldwide and working in the interest of its members to develop and maintain access to markets.

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