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May
08
2018

Albemarle Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend | 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , May 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announces that it has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.335 per share. The dividend, which has an annualized rate of $1.34 , is payable July 2, 2018 , to shareholders of record at the close of business as of June 15, 2018.

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May
07
2018

Albemarle Named to Corporate Responsibility Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens List

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , May 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that the company has been named to Corporate Responsibility Magazine's ( CR Magazine ) 19 th annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List.

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Apr
24
2018

Albemarle and DuPont Announce Collaboration in Hydroprocessing

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , April 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it is the primary hydroprocessing catalyst manufacturer for the DuPont™ IsoTherming® hydroprocessing technology, making clean fuels production more cost-efficient for refiners.

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Apr
23
2018

Albemarle Corporation to Present at Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference in New York City on Tuesday, May 15, 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , April 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that Scott Tozier, Albemarle Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Eric Norris, Chief Strategy Officer, will participate in a Fireside Chat at the Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference in New York City on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

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Apr
19
2018

Albemarle Declares Force Majeure Due to Shortage of Key Raw Materials in Urethane Supply Chain

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it has declared force majeure due to the shortage of key raw materials in the production of diethyl toluene diamine (DETDA) curative products.

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Apr
18
2018

Albemarle Corporation to present at Barclays Electronic Chemicals Conference

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that Scott Tozier , Albemarle Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Barclays Electronic Chemicals Conference in New York City on Monday, May 14, 2018.

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Apr
16
2018

Albemarle Corporation Announces Appointment of Dr. Glen Merfeld, Chief Technology Officer for Lithium Business

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it has named Dr. Glen Merfeld as Albemarle's Chief Technology Officer for its Lithium business, effective immediately.

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Apr
09
2018

Albemarle Corporation to release first quarter 2018 earnings results on May 9, 2018

Conference call to be held on May 10, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. ET CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its first-quarter 2018 earnings after the NYSE closes on Wednesday, May 9, 2018.

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Apr
03
2018

Albemarle completes sale of portion of Performance Catalysts Solutions to W. R. Grace & Co.

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today the successful completion of the previously announced sale of its polyolefin catalysts and components business to W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE: GRA) in a cash transaction valued at approximately $416 million.

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Mar
09
2018

Albemarle Corporation Receives Increase in Lithium Quota for Chile Operations

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , March 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation  (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the production of lithium and lithium derivatives, announced today that as expected, it has received approval from Chile's Economic Development Agency (CORFO) for an increase in the company's lithium quota to sustainably increase Albemarle's lithium production in Chile to as much as 145,000 metric tons of lithium carbonate equivalent (LCE) annually through 2043. As previously announced, this quota increase will be enabled by the company's deployment of innovative technology to extract more lithium without the need for additional brine pumping at the Salar de Atacama.

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Feb
27
2018

Albemarle finishes strong - guiding to continued growth in 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Fourth quarter 2017 highlights: Fourth-quarter net sales were $857.8 million, an increase of 23% over the prior year Fourth-quarter loss of $218.4 million, or $1.95 per diluted share, including $366.9 million of income tax expense related to the new...

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