The Netherlands

Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Albemarle Catalysts production site in Amsterdam which began its operations around 1900 under the name “Ketjen.” Since then the Ketjen factory has expanded to a large Catalysts production site.

The main activity of the site is production and research of Catalysts for the petro-chemical industry. These Catalysts are used for the production of high quality fuels such as gas, petrol, diesel and kerosene from crude oil. On the Amsterdam site, three plants are in operation; an FCC plant, producing Fluid Cracking Catalysts (since 1953), a HPC plant, producing Hydro Processing Catalysts (since 1956) and a multi-purpose plant, producing Isomerization, Methyl Chloride, Methyl Amine, Melamine and Oxychlorination Catalysts. A research center and several supporting departments are also located on the Amsterdam site.

Albemarle Catalysts Company BV
Nieuwendammerkade 1-3
1022 AB Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Phone: 31.20.634.7000