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Aug
09
2018

Albemarle Corporation to Attend 2018 Seaport Global Chemicals & Basic Materials Conference

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Aug. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that Scott Tozier , Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, David Ryan , Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations

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Aug
07
2018

Albemarle reports strong growth and raises guidance - Lithium powers ahead

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Aug. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Second quarter 2018 highlights: Second quarter net sales were $853.9 million , an increase of 16% over the prior year; earnings were $302.5 million , or $2.73 per diluted share, an increase of 197% over the prior year Second quarter adjusted EBITDA was

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Jul
26
2018

Albemarle Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , July 26, 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 Oct. 1, 2018 , to shareholders of record at the close

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Jul
25
2018

Albemarle Announces Leadership Changes for Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations and Treasury

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , July 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today new leadership appointments to its Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations department and Treasury department, effective August 1 , 2018.  Dave

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Jul
25
2018

Albemarle Corporation Announces Netha Johnson as President, Bromine Specialties

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , July 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it has named Netha Johnson as Albemarle's President, Bromine Specialties, effective Aug. 1, 2018 .

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Jul
25
2018

Albemarle Announces Changes to Global Business Unit Leadership

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , July 25, 2018   /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today changes to its global business unit leadership team, effective August 1 , 2018.  Eric Norris becomes President, Lithium.

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Jul
09
2018

Albemarle Corporation to release second quarter 2018 earnings results on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018

Conference call to be held on Aug. 8, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. ET CHARLOTTE, N.C. , July 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its second quarter 2018 earnings after the NYSE closes on Tuesday,

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Jun
20
2018

Albemarle Corporation, Sinopec Catalyst Company and Sinopec Fushun Research Institute of Petroleum and Petrochemicals Sign Heads of Agreement in Field of Hydrocracking

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced that it has signed a Heads of Agreement in the field of heavy feedstock hydrocracking for the company's catalysts business unit. Sinopec Catalyst Co.

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May
29
2018

Albemarle Corporation to Attend Citi's Chemicals Conference

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , May 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that Eric Norris , Chief Strategy Officer, Sharon McGee , Vice President - Corporate Development and Investor Relations, and Mark de Boer , Director

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May
23
2018

Albemarle Corporation to Present at the Bernstein 34th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , May 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that Luke Kissam , Albemarle Chairman, President and CEO, will present at the Bernstein 34 th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference in New York City

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May
14
2018

Albemarle Corporation to Present at the Deutsche Bank 9th Annual Global Industrials & Materials Summit

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , May 14, 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 participate in a Fireside Chat at the Deutsche Bank 9 th

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May
09
2018

Albemarle continues double digit growth in first quarter on strong lithium results

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , May 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- First quarter 2018 highlights: First quarter net sales were $821.6 million , an increase of 14% over the prior year; earnings were $131.8 million , or $1.18 per diluted share, an increase of 162% over the prior year First quarter adjusted EBITDA was

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May
08
2018

Albemarle Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend

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

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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

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Apr
23
2018

Albemarle Corporation to Present at Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference

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

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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

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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

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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,

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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.

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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

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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, included $366.9 million of income tax expense related to the new

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Feb
23
2018

Albemarle Corporation raises dividend for 24th consecutive year

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Feb. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announces that it has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.335 per share, an increase of nearly 5% over the previous quarterly dividend of $0.32 .

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Feb
12
2018

Albemarle Corporation to present at JPMorgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials Conference

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Feb. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that Luke Kissam , Albemarle Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the JPMorgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials

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Jan
18
2018

Albemarle Announces Retirement of Matt Juneau, Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Investor Relations; Names Eric W. Norris As Successor

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Jan. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that Matt Juneau , executive vice president, Corporate Strategy & Investor Relations, is retiring from the company in March 2018 and that it has

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Jan
16
2018

Albemarle Corporation to release fourth quarter 2017 earnings results on Feb. 27, 2018

Conference call to be held on Feb. 28, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. ET CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its fourth quarter 2017 earnings after the NYSE closes on

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