Albemarle exhibits at Informex 2016 in New Orleans
Albemarle Corporation, headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is a premier specialty chemicals company with leading positions in attractive end markets around the world. With a broad customer reach and diverse end markets, Albemarle develops, manufactures and markets technologically advanced and high value added products, including lithium and lithium compounds, bromine and bromine derivatives, catalysts and surface treatment chemistries used in a wide range of applications including consumer electronics, flame retardants, metal processing, plastics, contemporary and alternative transportation vehicles, refining, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, construction and custom chemistry services. Albemarle is focused on delivering differentiated, performance-based technologies that deliver innovative and sustainable solutions to its customers. The Company employs approximately 6,900 people and serves customers in approximately 100 countries.
The FCS R&D group consists of over 75 chemists and engineers backed up by Albemarle's 300 other technical professionals. Key personnel at all facilities take a team approach to their projects, working directly with the customer every step of the way. Multi-disciplined teams combine the expert chemistry, engineering, process development, safety and health expertise needed to ensure every project's success.
Albemarle also supplies fine and specialty chemicals to many of the leading producers of consumer products throughout the world. Complex, multi-step processes are Albemarle's core competence, and our analytical capabilities are state-of-the-art. Our products rely on technologies as different from one another as alkylation, organometallic chemistry, halogenation, amination and carbonylation. Every Albemarle product relies on challenging chemistry or complex and difficult manufacturing processes.