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Jan
04
2016

Albemarle completes sale of metal sulfides business to Treibacher Industrie AG

BATON ROUGE, La. , Jan. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) today announced the successful completion of the previously announced sale of its Tribotecc metal sulfides business to Treibacher Industrie AG .  The transaction included sites in Vienna and Arnoldstein, Austria and
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Dec
16
2015

Albemarle’s AlkyStar™ catalyst successfully employed in the world’s first solid acid alkylation unit in Shandong, China, facility

Trade News Bulletin --   Albemarle Corporation today announced that its zeolite-based AlkyStar™ catalyst successfully produced high-quality alkylate after start-up of the world’s first solid acid catalyst alkylation unit at the Shandong, China, plant of Zibo Haiyi Fine Chemical Co., LTD, a
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Dec
16
2015

Albemarle enters into definitive agreement to sell Mineral Flame Retardants and Specialty Chemicals businesses to Huber Engineered Materials

BATON ROUGE, La. , Dec. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation  (NYSE: ALB) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Mineral Flame Retardants and Specialty Chemicals businesses to Huber Engineered Materials, a division of J.M.
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Nov
06
2015

Albemarle Corporation to present at Morgan Stanley Global Chemicals and Agriculture Conference

BATON ROUGE, La. , Nov. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that President and CEO Luke Kissam will present at the 4 th Annual Morgan Stanley Global Chemicals and Agriculture Conference in Boston, MA at 2:20 p.m. EST on November 10, 2015 .
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Nov
05
2015

Albemarle enters into definitive agreement to sell Tribotecc Metal Sulfides business to Treibacher

BATON ROUGE, La. , Nov. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leading manufacturer of highly-engineered specialty chemicals, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Tribotecc metal sulfides business to Treibacher Industrie AG , an international
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Nov
04
2015

Albemarle reports third quarter 2015 results

BATON ROUGE, La. , Nov. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Third quarter 2015 highlights: Adjusted earnings of $0.90 per share. Three core business units grew adjusted EBITDA by 8% versus prior year, and achieved adjusted EBITDA margins of 31%, excluding unfavorable currency exchange impacts.
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Oct
26
2015

Albemarle announces leadership roles for bromine and lithium businesses

BATON ROUGE, La. , Oct. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that it has named leaders for its bromine and lithium businesses which, effective as of the beginning of 2016, will report directly to President and CEO Luke Kissam .
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Oct
05
2015

Albemarle announces quarterly dividend

BATON ROUGE, La. , Oct. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) declared today a quarterly dividend of $0.29 per share.  The dividend is payable January 4, 2016 , to shareholders of record at the close of business as of December 15, 2015 .
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Oct
02
2015

Incident at SunEdison's facility in Pasadena - Updated

BATON ROUGE, La. , Oct. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) ::  Earlier today, Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) corrected erroneous reports that an incident occurred at its Pasadena, Texas facility. Albemarle further confirms that the incident occurred at the neighboring
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Oct
02
2015

Incident at SunEdison's facility in Pasadena

BATON ROUGE, La. , Oct. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) is confirming that the incident reported in Pasadena, Texas did not occur at Albemarle's facility.  The incident occurred at SunEdison's facility. Albemarle is offering assistance during the response.
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Sep
24
2015

Albemarle Corporation to release third quarter 2015 earnings results on November 4, 2015

Conference call to be held on November 5, 2015 at 9 a.m. ET BATON ROUGE, La. , Sept. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its third quarter 2015 earnings after the NYSE closes on
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Sep
14
2015

Albemarle announces production expansion plan for lithium battery materials

BATON ROUGE, La. , Sept. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation  (NYSE: ALB), a premier specialty chemicals company and leader in the production of lithium and lithium compounds, announced today its intention to add up to 50,000 metric tons of mineral conversion production capacity to
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