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|Albemarle celebrates grand opening of new laboratory capabilities in Baton Rouge, Louisiana|
"Due to the increased demand for our catalyst technologies, we have invested in expansions and enhanced capabilities at our world scale R&D facilities in
In addition to the new facility, Albemarle also commemorated the successful implementation of a new Parallel Polymerization Reactor (PPR) system at the PDC. The new system will help Albemarle's R&D team in facilitating the discovery, development and commercialization of polyolefin catalysts.
"The new PPR system will allow us to significantly accelerate the optimization of new polyolefin catalysts," stated
Two existing laboratories, the
The PDC currently offers a unique combination of world-class capabilities including laboratory synthesis and analysis, product development, pilot plant and commercial scale-up and full-scale manufacturing. This combination allows the PDC to rapidly foster products and technology from conceptualization through commercialization.
About Albemarle's Performance Catalyst Solutions
Albemarle's Performance Catalyst Solutions division, a segment of its Catalysts global business unit, delivers high performance catalyst solutions through a finished catalyst product portfolio. The division is comprised of three business units: Polymer Catalysts, Chemical Catalyst, and Electronic Materials. Collectively, these businesses provide performance-based products and services that are used in the plastics, industrial chemicals, and electronics industries.
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