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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 9, 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 8, 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 7, 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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April 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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April 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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April 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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April 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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April 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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April 9, 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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April 3, 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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March 9, 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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February 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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February 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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February 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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January 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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January 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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December 19, 2017

Albemarle expands FCC product portfolio by launching new Granite™ technology

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Dec. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it is launching a new technology for the Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) catalyst market called Granite™.

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December 14, 2017

Albemarle enters into definitive agreement to sell portion of Performance Catalysts Solutions to W. R. Grace & Co.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its polyolefin catalysts and components business to W. R. Grace & Co.

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December 6, 2017

AlkyClean® Technology Wins Kirkpatrick Chemical Engineering Award

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it is the recipient of the 44 th Kirkpatrick Chemical Engineering Award for its breakthrough AlkyClean® process technology developed jointly

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November 8, 2017

Albemarle continues double digit growth in third quarter

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Nov. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Third quarter 2017 highlights: Third quarter net sales were $754.9 million , an increase of 15% over the prior year Third quarter earnings were $118.7 million , or $1.06 per diluted share Third quarter adjusted EBITDA was $209.4 million , an increase

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November 6, 2017

Albemarle announces quarterly dividend

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Nov. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) declared today a quarterly dividend of $0.32 per share.  The dividend is payable January 2, 2018 , to shareholders of record at the close of business as of December 15, 2017 .

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October 24, 2017

Albemarle Corporation to present at the 2017 Deutsche Bank Lithium Supply Chain and Energy Storage Conference

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that Matt Juneau , executive vice president, Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations, will present at the 2017 Deutsche Bank Lithium Supply

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October 17, 2017

Albemarle Corporation to present at Morgan Stanley Global Chemicals and Agriculture Conference on November 15

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that Luke Kissam , chairman, president and chief executive officer and Scott Tozier , executive vice president and chief financial officer, will

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October 4, 2017

Albemarle Corporation to release third quarter 2017 earnings results on November 8, 2017

Conference call to be held on November 9, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. EST CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Oct. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its third quarter 2017 earnings after the NYSE closes on

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September 15, 2017

New technology enables sustainable expansion of lithium production in Chile

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation  (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the production of lithium and lithium derivatives, announced today that it has developed an innovative technology that could enable Albemarle to sustainably increase total lithium production in Chile

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August 31, 2017

Albemarle Corporation to attend UBS Global Chemicals & Paper and Packaging Conference on September 6, 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Aug. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today its plans to attend the upcoming UBS Global Chemicals & Paper and Packaging Conference on September 6, 2017 , in New York City .

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August 7, 2017

Albemarle growth story continues with strong second quarter performance

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Aug. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Second quarter 2017 highlights: Second quarter net sales were $737.3 million , an increase of 10% over the prior year Second quarter earnings were $103.3 million , or $0.92 per diluted share Second quarter adjusted EBITDA was $218.9 million , an

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July 14, 2017

Albemarle executive named as Charlotte's CFO of the Year

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , July 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, proudly announces that executive vice president and chief financial officer, Scott Tozier , has been named Charlotte Business Journal's 2017 CFO of the Year award

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July 10, 2017

Albemarle announces quarterly dividend

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , July 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) declared today a quarterly dividend of $0.32 per share. The dividend is payable October 2, 2017 , to shareholders of record at the close of business as of September 15, 2017 .

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June 28, 2017

Albemarle receives prestigious LEED Gold certification

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it has been awarded LEED Gold certification for its recently completed headquarter office project in Charlotte, NC .

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June 27, 2017

Albemarle Corporation to release second quarter 2017 earnings results on August 7, 2017

Conference call to be held on August 8, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. EDT CHARLOTTE, N.C. , June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its second quarter 2017 earnings after the NYSE closes on

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June 26, 2017

Laurie Brlas elected to Albemarle Corporation board of directors

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that its board of directors has elected Laurie Brlas to the board, effective June 23 , 2017.  Brlas will also serve as a member of the board's

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May 24, 2017

Albemarle Corporation to present at Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Materials Summit

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , May 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Scott Tozier , will present at the Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Materials Summit

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May 11, 2017

Albemarle announces quarterly dividend

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) declared today a quarterly dividend of $0.32 per share.  The dividend is payable July 3, 2017 , to shareholders of record at the close of business as of June 15, 2017 .

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May 3, 2017

Albemarle reports 10% growth in first quarter 2017 net sales

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , May 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- First quarter 2017 highlights: First quarter earnings were $51.2 million , or $0.45 per diluted share First quarter adjusted EBITDA was $211.4 million , an increase of 10% over the prior year; adjusted diluted earnings per share from continuing

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April 19, 2017

Albemarle Corporation to present at Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , April 19, 2017 /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, will present at the Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference in New

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April 5, 2017

Albemarle Corporation to release first quarter 2017 earnings results on May 3, 2017

Conference call to be held on May 4, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. EDT CHARLOTTE, N.C. , April 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its first quarter 2017 earnings after the NYSE closes on

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March 17, 2017

Albemarle executive named one of Charlotte's top Women in Business

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , March 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, proudly announces that executive vice president, chief administrative officer and general counsel, Karen G. Narwold , has been selected as a winner of the 2017

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March 16, 2017

Albemarle positioned to double lithium concentrate production at Greenbushes facility

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , March 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that Talison, a joint venture between Albemarle and Tianqi Lithium Corporation , has approved the expansion of lithium concentrate production at

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March 16, 2017

Albemarle Hosts Investor Day Today in New York City: March 16, 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , March 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, will discuss its strategy to capture growth, maximize profitability and drive shareholder value at its 2017 Investor Day today at 8:30 a.m.

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February 27, 2017

Albemarle reports strong 2016 earnings finish and record cash flow from operations

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Feb. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Fourth quarter 2016 highlights: Fourth quarter earnings were $602.1 million , or $5.30 per diluted share, including $546.3 million in after-tax gains related to the sale of the Chemetall Surface Treatment business Fourth quarter adjusted EBITDA was

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February 23, 2017

Albemarle raises dividend for 23rd consecutive year

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) declared today a quarterly dividend of $0.32 per share, an increase of 5% over the previous quarterly dividend of $0.305 .  The dividend, which has a new annualized rate of $1.28 , is payable

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February 22, 2017

Albemarle and Tianqi terminate option for indirect minority interest in Albemarle subsidiary

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a premier specialty chemicals company, announced today that  Albemarle and Tianqi Lithium Corporation (Tianqi) have entered into a deed of termination, pursuant to which Tianqi's exercise of a previously

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January 19, 2017

Albemarle Corporation Announces 2017 Investor Day in New York City

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will host its 2017 Investor Day on Thursday, March 16, 2017 , in New York City . Chairman, president and chief executive officer, Luke

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January 19, 2017

Albemarle Corporation Announces Pricing of Maximum Tender Offers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) (the " Company " or " Albemarle "), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, today announced the pricing, as set forth in the table below, of its previously announced tender offers (the " Maximum Tender

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January 19, 2017

Albemarle Corporation Announces Early Tender Results of Maximum Tender Offers for Certain Outstanding Debt Securities

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) (the " Company " or " Albemarle "), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, today announced the early tender results of its previously announced tender offers (the " Maximum Tender Offers ") to purchase

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January 18, 2017

Albemarle Corporation to release fourth quarter 2016 earnings results on February 27, 2017

Conference call to be held on February 28, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. EST CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its fourth quarter 2016 earnings after the NYSE closes on

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January 11, 2017

Albemarle Corporation Announces Redemption of All Outstanding 3.000% Senior Notes Due 2019

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) (the " Company "), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it intends to redeem all of its outstanding 3.000% Senior Notes due 2019 (CUSIP No. 012725AB3, ISIN No.

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January 10, 2017

Albemarle Corporation Announces Pricing and Expiration of Any and All Tender Offers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Jan. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) (the " Company " or " Albemarle "), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, today announced the pricing, as set forth in the table below, and expiration of its previously announced tender offers (the "

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January 4, 2017

Albemarle Corporation Announces Tender Offers for Certain Outstanding Debt Securities

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Jan. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) (the " Company " or " Albemarle ") today announced that it has commenced tender offers to purchase for cash any and all of the debt securities listed in the first table below and up to a maximum repurchase amount of

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January 4, 2017

Albemarle receives final approval to expand lithium operations in Chile

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Jan. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation  (NYSE: ALB), a premier specialty chemicals company and leader in the production of lithium and lithium derivatives, announced today that it has agreed, effective December 30, 2016 , to amend its lithium production rights

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January 3, 2017

Albemarle completes acquisition of lithium salts production assets in Asia

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Jan. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --   Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a premier specialty chemicals company and leader in the production of lithium and lithium derivatives, announced today that it has successfully completed the acquisition of the Jiangxi Jiangli New Materials Science

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December 14, 2016

Albemarle completes sale of Chemetall Surface Treatment business

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Dec. 14, 2016 /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 Chemetall™ Surface Treatment business and related assets to BASF for proceeds of

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December 2, 2016

Albemarle price increases for select brominated products

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Dec. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that effective January 1, 2017 , or as contracts allow, it will increase the price of select brominated flame retardants and bromine derivatives by

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November 30, 2016

Tianqi gives notice to exercise option for indirect minority interest in Albemarle subsidiary

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a premier specialty chemicals company, announced today that Tianqi Lithium Corporation (Tianqi) has given notice of its decision to exercise an option to acquire a 20% indirect ownership interest in Rockwood Lithium

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November 7, 2016

Albemarle board of directors elects Luke Kissam as chairman

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Nov. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today its decision to elect president and chief executive officer, Luke Kissam , as chairman, effective November 7, 2016 .

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November 7, 2016

Albemarle reports third quarter 2016 results and raises full year guidance

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Nov. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Third quarter 2016 highlights: Third quarter earnings were $128.2 million , or $1.13 per diluted share, an increase of 96% over the prior year Adjusted net income from continuing operations was $102.7 million , or $0.91 per diluted share, an increase

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November 4, 2016

Albemarle Corporation to host 2017 Investor Day in New York City

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Nov. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today its plans to host an Investor Day on Thursday, March 16, 2017 , in New York City . President and chief executive officer, Luke Kissam , and

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November 3, 2016

Albemarle announces quarterly dividend

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Nov. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) declared today a quarterly dividend of $0.305 per share.  The dividend is payable January 2, 2017 , to shareholders of record at the close of business as of December 15, 2016 .

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October 20, 2016

Albemarle Corporation to present at Morgan Stanley Global Chemicals and Agriculture Conference on November 15

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Oct. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that Luke Kissam , president and chief executive officer and Scott Tozier , executive vice president and chief financial officer, will present at

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October 6, 2016

Albemarle Corporation to release third quarter 2016 earnings results on November 7, 2016

Conference call to be held on November 8, 2016, at 9:00 a.m. EST CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Oct. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its third quarter 2016 earnings after the NYSE closes on

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September 12, 2016

Albemarle signs agreement for exclusive exploration and acquisition rights to lithium resource in Argentina

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Sept. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Bolland Minera S.A. , for the exclusive exploration and acquisition rights to a lithium resource in

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August 25, 2016

Albemarle Corporation to present at the KeyBanc Capital Markets Basic Materials & Packaging Conference on September 13, 2016

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Aug. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today its participation in the upcoming KeyBanc Capital Markets Basic Materials & Packaging Conference on September 13, 2016 , in Boston .

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August 23, 2016

Albemarle signs definitive agreement to acquire lithium salts production assets in Asia

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation  (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the lithium hydroxide and lithium carbonate conversion assets and supporting business

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August 18, 2016

Albemarle Reinforces Its Commitment to Hydroprocessing

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Aug. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- As the market leader in hydroprocessing catalysts, Albemarle (NYSE: ALB) is reinforcing its business strategy in hydrotreating to become even more focused on technology development and catalyst performance.

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August 3, 2016

Albemarle exceeds second quarter 2016 expectations and raises guidance

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Aug. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Second quarter 2016 highlights: Signed definitive agreement to sell Chemetall ® Surface Treatment business to BASF SE Due to a non-recurring, non-cash tax charge of $416.7 million related to the decision to sell the Chemetall Surface Treatment

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July 21, 2016

Sustainability of the Salar de Atacama will be safeguarded by a joint effort between SQM and Albemarle

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , July 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that it's wholly owned subsidiary, Rockwood Lithium Ltda., and Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile S.A. (SQM) (NYSE: SQM; Santiago Stock Exchange : SQM-B, SQM-A) have reached an agreement to work

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July 21, 2016

Albemarle Corporation to present at Jefferies 2016 Industrials Conference

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , July 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that president and chief executive officer, Luke Kissam , will present at the Jefferies 2016 Industrials Conference in New York City on Thursday,

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July 11, 2016

Albemarle announces quarterly dividend

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , July 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) declared today a quarterly dividend of $0.305 per share.  The dividend is payable October 3, 2016 , to shareholders of record at the close of business as of September 15, 2016 .

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July 6, 2016

Albemarle Corporation to release second quarter 2016 earnings results on August 3, 2016

Conference call to be held on August 4, 2016, at 9:00 a.m. EDT CHARLOTTE, N.C. , July 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its second quarter 2016 earnings after the NYSE closes on

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June 17, 2016

Albemarle enters into definitive agreement to sell Chemetall Surface Treatment business to BASF for $3.2 Billion

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , June 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB ), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Chemetall Surface Treatment business to BASF in a cash transaction valued at

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June 14, 2016

Albemarle and CB&I win EPA green chemistry award for AlkyClean® process technology

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , June 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that it and technology partner CB&I are recipients of the 2016 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA ) in cooperation with the American

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June 1, 2016

Albemarle to name Brian Tessin vice president, tax & chief tax counsel

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , June 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that Brian Tessin will be joining the company as vice president, tax & chief tax counsel, reporting to Scott Tozier , chief financial officer. 

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May 19, 2016

Albemarle Corporation receives awards for liquidity management

BATON ROUGE, La. , May 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, proudly announced today that the company has received two prestigious awards in the category of liquidity management.

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May 13, 2016

Albemarle names Karen G. Narwold Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer

BATON ROUGE, La. , May 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation  (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, today announced that current Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate & Government Affairs and Corporate Secretary Karen G.

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May 10, 2016

Albemarle announces quarterly dividend

BATON ROUGE, La. , May 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) declared today a quarterly dividend of $0.305 per share.  The dividend is payable July 1, 2016 , to shareholders of record at the close of business as of June 15, 2016 .

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May 10, 2016

Albemarle names David Ryan treasurer

BATON ROUGE, La. , May 10 , 201 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation  (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, today announced that David Ryan has joined the company as treasurer, reporting to Scott Tozier , chief financial officer.

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May 10, 2016

Albemarle reports first quarter 2016 results and increases annual guidance

BATON ROUGE, La. , May 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- First quarter 2016 highlights: First quarter earnings of $2.02 per diluted share ( $0.40 in prior year); adjusted diluted earnings of $1.12 per share, an increase of 44% over the prior year, excluding the impact of currency and divestitures First

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May 4, 2016

Albemarle to discontinue production of HBCD-based flame retardants to focus on supplying GreenCrest® polymeric fire safety solutions

BATON ROUGE, La. , May 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of flame retardants announced today that it is discontinuing production of its hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD)-based flame retardants so that it can focus on

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April 19, 2016

Albemarle Corporation to present at Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference on May 18, 2016 in New York, NY

BATON ROUGE, La. , April 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), announced today that President and Chief Executive Officer Luke Kissam will present at the Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference in New York, NY on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 11:45 a.m. ET .

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April 12, 2016

Albemarle CFO resumes duties following temporary medical leave of absence

BATON ROUGE, La. , April 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Scott A. Tozier has returned to the company following a temporary medical leave of absence, resuming management responsibility for the

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April 7, 2016

Albemarle Corporation to release first quarter 2016 earnings results on May 10, 2016

Conference call to be held on May 11, 2016 at 9:00 am ET BATON ROUGE, La. , April 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its first quarter 2016 earnings after the NYSE closes on Tuesday,

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March 11, 2016

Albemarle Corporation to attend Barclay's Global Cross-Asset Class Materials Conference on March 29, 2016

BATON ROUGE, La. , March 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Luke Kissam , president and chief executive officer; Matt Juneau , senior vice president, Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations; and Sharon McGee , vice president, Corporate Development,

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March 10, 2016

Albemarle Corporation to attend BB&T Capital Markets Commercial & Industrial Investor Conference on March 23, 2016

BATON ROUGE, La. , March 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Matt Juneau , senior vice president, Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations; Sharon McGee , vice president, Corporate Development; and Raphael Crawford , president, Bromine Solutions, will

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March 9, 2016

Albemarle Corporation to present at the Goldman Sachs Houston Chemical Intensity Days Conference on March 15, 2016

BATON ROUGE, La. , March 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Matt Juneau , senior vice president, Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations, will present at the Goldman Sachs Houston Chemical Intensity Days Conference in Houston, Texas on March 15, 2016

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March 3, 2016

Albemarle Corporation to present at Seaport Global Chemicals and Industrials Conference on March 7, 2016

BATON ROUGE, La. , March 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Matt Juneau , senior vice president, Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations, and John Mitchell , president, Lithium and Advanced Materials, will attend the Seaport Global Chemicals and

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February 26, 2016

Albemarle raises dividend for the 22nd consecutive year

BATON ROUGE, La. , Feb. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) declared today a quarterly dividend of $0.305 per share, an increase of 5% over the previous quarterly dividend of $0.29 .  The dividend, which has a new annualized rate of $1.22 , is

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February 25, 2016

Albemarle Corporation to present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Agriculture and Chemicals Conference on March 2, 2016

BATON ROUGE, La. , Feb. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Luke Kissam , president and CEO of Albemarle will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Agriculture and Chemicals Conference on March 2, 2016 , in Fort Lauderdale, Florida .

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February 24, 2016

Albemarle and ICL enter into long-term supply agreement for sustainable polymeric flame retardants

BATON ROUGE, La. , Feb. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of flame retardants, and ICL (NYSE & TASE: ICL), a leading specialty chemicals company in bromine and bromine derivatives, announced today that they have

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February 17, 2016

Albemarle reports fourth quarter and full year 2015 results

BATON ROUGE, La. , Feb. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --   Fourth quarter 2015 highlights: Full year and fourth quarter earnings of $3.00 and $1.55 per diluted share, respectively; full year adjusted diluted earnings $3.94 per share; fourth quarter 2015 adjusted diluted earnings of $1.03 per share Full

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February 8, 2016

Albemarle to increase prices of fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) catalysts

BATON ROUGE, La. , Feb. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a global leader in the refinery catalysts industry, announced today that it will increase prices of its fluid catalytic cracking catalysts by 10 percent, effective March 15, 2016 , or as contracts allow.

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February 1, 2016

Albemarle granted permit to increase lithium brine extraction rates in Chile and enters into MOU with Chilean Government for 27-year lithium quota

BATON ROUGE, La. , Feb. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a premier specialty chemicals company and leader in the production of lithium and lithium derivatives, announced today that it has been granted approval by the Environmental Assessment Commission (CEA) of the

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February 1, 2016

Albemarle completes sale of Mineral Flame Retardants and Specialty Chemicals businesses to Huber Engineered Materials

BATON ROUGE, La. , Feb. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) today announced the successful completion of the previously announced sale of its Minerals business, which includes both Mineral Flame Retardants and Specialty Chemicals, to Huber Engineered Materials.  The

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January 26, 2016

Albemarle CFO to take temporary medical leave of absence

BATON ROUGE, La. , Jan. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Scott A. Tozier will be on a temporary medical leave of absence, effective immediately.  It is anticipated that he will return to his normal duties in

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January 8, 2016

Albemarle Corporation to release fourth quarter 2015 earnings results on February 17, 2016

Conference call to be held on February 18, 2016 at 9:00 am ET BATON ROUGE, La. , Jan. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its fourth quarter 2015 earnings after the NYSE closes on

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January 4, 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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December 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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December 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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November 6, 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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November 5, 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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November 4, 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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October 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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October 5, 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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October 2, 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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October 2, 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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September 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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September 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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September 14, 2015

Albemarle announces redemption of all outstanding 4.625% senior notes due 2020

BATON ROUGE, La. , Sept. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Rockwood Specialties Group, Inc. ("RSGI"), intends to redeem $1.25 billion of the 4.625% Senior Notes due 2020 (CUSIP No.

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September 1, 2015

Albemarle Corporation to hold "Lithium Day" on September 15th

BATON ROUGE, La. , Sept. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that it will hold its 2015 "Lithium Day" at its facilities in Kings Mountain, NC on Tuesday, September 15th . President and Chief Executive Officer Luke Kissam and Senior Vice President and Chief

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August 28, 2015

Albemarle's lithium business receives 2015 National Mining Society award for lithium operations in Chile

BATON ROUGE, La. , Aug. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), through its subsidiary Rockwood Litio Limitada, was presented with the prestigious 2015 National Mining Society award for its valuable contributions to the advancement of the lithium industry in Chile .

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August 27, 2015

Albemarle announces continued qualification and commercialization of its GreenCrest® fire safety solution

BATON ROUGE, La. , Aug. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation  (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of flame retardants, announced today that it is continuing with the qualification and commercialization of its GreenCrest ® polymeric fire safety solution,

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August 25, 2015

Albemarle to relocate its corporate headquarters to Charlotte, N.C.

BATON ROUGE, La. , Aug. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), announced today that it will relocate its corporate headquarters and its Performance Chemicals business from Baton Rouge, La. to Charlotte, N.C. In addition, it will relocate Baton Rouge employees in its Refining

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August 19, 2015

Chemetall launches eco-friendly water-based fluorescent penetrant

The innovative fluorescent penetrant product Britemor® 921 (W) offers many benefits to the automotive components market , general industry foundries and NDT inspection/service companies with regard to process cost savings, environmental and performance enhancements. BATON ROUGE, La.

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August 5, 2015

Albemarle reports second quarter 2015 results

BATON ROUGE, La. , Aug. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Second quarter 2015 highlights: Adjusted earnings of $0.84 per share. Three core business units grew constant currency revenue by 7% and adjusted EBITDA by 10% from prior year, and achieved adjusted EBITDA margins of 30%.

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August 4, 2015

Albemarle Corporation to present at Jefferies 11th Annual Global Industrials Conference on August 12, 2015 in New York, NY

BATON ROUGE, La. , Aug. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), announced today that Scott Tozier , senior vice president and chief financial officer, and Matt Juneau , senior vice president, Corporate Strategy & Investor Relations, will present at the Jefferies 11 th Annual

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July 13, 2015

Albemarle to rationalize n-Butyllithium capacity

BATON ROUGE, La. , July 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation  (NYSE: ALB), a premier specialty chemicals company and leader in the production of Lithium and Lithium compounds, announced its intent to transfer production of n-Butyllithium from its facility in New Johnsonville, Tennessee ,

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July 9, 2015

Albemarle announces quarterly dividend

BATON ROUGE, La. , July 9, 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 October 1, 2015 , to shareholders of record at the close of business as of September 16, 2015 .

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July 8, 2015

Albemarle begins commissioning of new lithium carbonate production plant in Chile

BATON ROUGE, La. , July 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation  (NYSE: ALB), a premier specialty chemicals company and leader in the production of lithium and lithium compounds, announced today the commencement of commissioning activities associated with its new, state-of-the-art lithium

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June 22, 2015

Albemarle Corporation to release second quarter 2015 earnings results on August 5, 2015

Conference call to be held on August 6, 2015 at 9:00 am ET BATON ROUGE, La. , June 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its second quarter 2015 earnings after the NYSE closes on

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May 28, 2015

Albemarle Corporation to present at the Credit Suisse Basic Materials Conference on June 25, 2015 in Boston, Mass.

BATON ROUGE, La. , May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Scott Tozier , senior vice president and chief financial officer, and Matt Juneau , senior vice president, Corporate Strategy & Investor Relations, will present at the Credit Suisse Basic

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May 19, 2015

Albemarle Corporation to present at Citi's "Slice of the U.S." London Conference on June 4, 2015

BATON ROUGE, La. , May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Scott Tozier , senior vice president and Chief Financial Officer, and Matt Juneau , senior vice president, Corporate Strategy & Investor Relations, will present at the Citi "Slice of the U.S."

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May 14, 2015

Chemetall acquires aluminum finishing business of Chemal GmbH & Co. KG

BATON ROUGE, La. , May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemetall, a global business unit of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), announced today that it has acquired the business of Chemal GmbH & Co. KG , based in Hamm, Germany .  This transaction will enhance Chemetall's integrated portfolio for the

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May 6, 2015

Albemarle reports first quarter 2015 results

BATON ROUGE, La. , May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- First quarter 2015 highlights: Adjusted earnings of $1.17 per share, up 19% versus first quarter 2014. Net sales of $884.4 million , up 47% versus first quarter 2014; adjusted EBITDA grew 95% to $265.6 million , a 30% margin.

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May 5, 2015

Albemarle announces quarterly dividend

BATON ROUGE, La. , May 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 July 1, 2015 , to shareholders of record at the close of business as of June 16, 2015 .

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April 30, 2015

Albemarle to unveil new leading-edge HC-PT catalyst as part of expanding STARS® portfolio

BATON ROUGE, La. , April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will further strengthen its position in the hydrocracking pre-treat (HC-PT) market by unveiling a new leading-edge catalyst as part of

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April 27, 2015

Albemarle provides update on realignment of global business units

BATON ROUGE, La. , April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) today provided an update to the previously announced realignment of its global business units resulting from its acquisition of Rockwood Holdings, Inc. in January.  The company has announced its senior leadership

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April 21, 2015

Albemarle Corporation to present at Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference on May 20, 2015 in New York, NY

BATON ROUGE, La. , April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), announced today that President and Chief Executive Officer Luke Kissam and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Scott Tozier will present at the Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference between 8:00

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April 16, 2015

Albemarle researchers and university partners discover new opportunities for improving FCC catalyst effectiveness

BATON ROUGE, La. , April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique collaboration between catalyst researchers from Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), Utrecht University and Stanford University has led to an innovative new method for observing fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) catalyst behavior at the

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April 7, 2015

Albemarle to increase price of Ethacure® 100 curatives

BATON ROUGE, La. , April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation  (NYSE: ALB), a leading manufacturer of liquid curing agents for epoxy, polyurethane and polyurea systems for coatings, reaction-injection-molded (RIM) parts and other applications, announced today that it will increase prices

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March 26, 2015

Albemarle to increase prices of elemental bromine and bromine derivatives

BATON ROUGE, La., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a global developer, manufacturer and marketer of highly engineered specialty chemicals, announced today that it will increase global prices for elemental bromine and bromine derivatives by 30%. Clear brine fluids

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March 18, 2015

Albemarle Corporation to release first quarter 2015 earnings results on May 6, 2015

Conference call to be held on May 7, 2015 at 9:00 am ET BATON ROUGE, La. , March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its first quarter 2015 earnings after the NYSE closes on Wednesday,

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March 13, 2015

Albemarle to refocus mineral flame retardant portfolio, increase ATH production capacity

BATON ROUGE, La. , March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that it is streamlining its portfolio of mineral flame retardant products and refocusing its efforts and resources on further development and growth of key product grades.  The changes support the

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March 12, 2015

Albemarle and ASOS to collaborate on fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) catalyst facility in the Middle East

BATON ROUGE, La. , March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it has entered into discussions with its Middle Eastern partner Ali & Sons Oilfield Supplies & Services Co.

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February 24, 2015

Albemarle raises dividend for the 21st consecutive year

BATON ROUGE, La. , Feb. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) declared today a quarterly dividend of $0.29 per share, an increase of 5% over the previous quarterly dividend of $0.275 .  The dividend, which has a new annualized rate of $1.16 , is

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February 19, 2015

Chemetall receives highest supplier award by Airbus

BATON ROUGE, La. , Feb. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemetall, a leading global surface treatment company and division of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), has been awarded the highest supplier honor in the Airbus "Materials & Parts SQIP" (Supply Chain & Quality Improvement) program.

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February 19, 2015

Chemetall acquires all shares of Shanghai Joint Venture

BATON ROUGE, La. , Feb. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemetall, a business unit of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), has completed the acquisition of all shares of its Shanghai Chemetall joint venture and is now the sole owner of the entity. This transaction is in line with Chemetall's strategic

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February 19, 2015

Chemetall receives prestigious Frost & Sullivan 2014 North American Metalworking Fluids New Product Innovation Award

BATON ROUGE, La. , Feb. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Chemetall, a business unit of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) and an innovator in metalworking fluids, has been awarded the 2014 North American Metalworking Fluids New Product Innovation Award. "This is truly a special award," said Julia Murray ,

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February 10, 2015

Albemarle Corporation added to S&P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats Index

BATON ROUGE, La. , Feb. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) was recently added to Standard and Poor's High Yield Dividend Aristocrats Index, which is comprised of companies within the S&P Composite 1500 that have consistently raised their dividend payouts for twenty years

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January 29, 2015

Albemarle Corporation announces successful completion of consent solicitation for Rockwood notes

BATON ROUGE, La. , Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) ("Albemarle") today announced the successful completion of the previously announced consent solicitation relating to the 4.625% Senior Notes due 2020 (the "Notes") which were issued by Rockwood Specialties Group,

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January 28, 2015

Albemarle reports fourth quarter and full year 2014 results

BATON ROUGE, La. , Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fourth quarter 2014 highlights: Full year adjusted earnings of $4.20 per share, up 5% versus 2013; fourth quarter 2014 adjusted earnings of $0.99 per share. Net sales of $2.45 billion for full year 2014, up 2% versus 2013; adjusted EBITDA grew 1% to

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January 20, 2015

Albemarle Corporation to present at Morgan Stanley Chemicals Corporate Access Day on February 12, 2015 in New York, New York

BATON ROUGE, La. , Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Scott Tozier , senior vice president and Chief Financial Officer and Michael Wilson , senior vice president and president, Catalyst Solutions will present at the Morgan Stanley Chemicals

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January 20, 2015

Albemarle announces realignment of global business units and executive leadership team

BATON ROUGE, La. , Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that as a result of the completion of its acquisition of Rockwood Holdings , it will realign its global business units, effective by the end of the first quarter 2015.  The new structure aligns the

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January 20, 2015

Albemarle Corporation announces commencement of consent solicitation for Rockwood notes

BATON ROUGE, La. , Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) ("Albemarle") today announced the commencement of a consent solicitation relating to the 4.625% Senior Notes due 2020 (the "Notes") which were issued by Rockwood Specialties Group, Inc.

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January 12, 2015

Albemarle Corporation completes acquisition of Rockwood Holdings

BATON ROUGE, La. , Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Rockwood Holdings, Inc. pursuant to the terms of their previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger dated as of July 15, 2014 (the "Merger Agreement").  

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January 6, 2015

Albemarle Corporation to release fourth quarter and full year 2014 earnings results on January 28, 2015

Conference call to be held on January 29, 2015 at 10:00 am ET BATON ROUGE, La. , Jan. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its fourth quarter and full year 2014 earnings after the NYSE

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December 8, 2014

Albemarle announces closing of 700 million euros notes offerings

BATON ROUGE, La. , Dec. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced that it has closed a notes offering consisting of €700 million of 1.875% notes due 2021. The company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering, together with borrowings, to finance the aggregate cash

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November 24, 2014

Albemarle announces closing of $1.025 billion senior notes offerings

BATON ROUGE, La. , Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced that it has closed an underwritten public offering of unsecured, unsubordinated notes consisting of: $250 million of 3.000% notes due 2019, $425 million of 4.150% notes due 2024, and $350 million of 5.450%

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November 17, 2014

Albemarle awarded Diamond Award by Arkansas Environmental Federation

BATON ROUGE, La. , Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced that it has received the Diamond Award for Excellence in Environmental Leadership by the Arkansas Environmental Federation for its Bromine Recovery Unit

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November 14, 2014

Albemarle and Rockwood shareholders approve transaction

-European regulatory clearance received -Transaction expected to close in first quarter 2015 BATON ROUGE, La. and PRINCETON, N.J. , Nov. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) and Rockwood Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ROC) announced that shareholders from both companies approved the

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November 4, 2014

Albemarle to increase production capacity in Pasadena, Texas for its curative products

BATON ROUGE, La. , Nov. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a global developer, manufacturer and marketer of highly engineered specialty chemicals and services, announced today that it plans to increase production capabilities of its curatives products at its facility in

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October 30, 2014

Albemarle executive selected as a member of the 2015 DirectWomen Board Institute class

BATON ROUGE, La. , Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced that Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate & Government Affairs, and Corporate Secretary Karen G.

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October 22, 2014

Albemarle reports third quarter 2014 results

BATON ROUGE, La. , Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Third quarter 2014 highlights: Adjusted earnings of $1.14 per share, up 5% versus third quarter 2013. Net sales grew 9% to $642.4 million versus third quarter 2013, with an adjusted EBITDA margin of 23%.

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October 14, 2014

Albemarle announces quarterly dividend

BATON ROUGE, La. , Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) declared today a quarterly dividend of $0.275 per share.  The dividend is payable January 2, 2015 , to shareholders of record at the close of business as of December 15, 2014 .

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September 30, 2014

Albemarle to increase price of COMPALOX® and PERGOPAK® specialty material products

BATON ROUGE, La. , Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leading producer of activated alumina and organic matting agents and its subsidiary, Martinswerk GmbH, announced today that it will increase prices on all shipments globally of COMPALOX products by an average of

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September 25, 2014

Albemarle Corporation to release third quarter 2014 earnings results on October 22, 2014

Conference call to be held on October 23, 2014 at 9:00 am ET BATON ROUGE, La. , Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its third quarter 2014 earnings after the NYSE closes on

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September 16, 2014

Albemarle Corporation sets November 14 as date of special shareholder meeting in connection with proposed acquisition of Rockwood Holdings

BATON ROUGE, La. , Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) today announced that it has set a date for a special meeting of its shareholders to consider and vote on the issuance of Albemarle shares of common stock in connection with its proposed acquisition of Rockwood

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September 10, 2014

Albemarle Corporation announces expiration of Hart-Scott-Rodino waiting period for proposed acquisition of Rockwood Holdings

BATON ROUGE, La. , Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB, "Albemarle") today announced the expiration of the waiting period for U.S. antitrust review under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR) in connection with the company's previously announced

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September 4, 2014

Albemarle Corporation to present at the Credit Suisse Basic Materials Conference on September 17, 2014 in New York, New York

BATON ROUGE, La. , Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Scott Tozier , senior vice president and chief financial officer, and Matt Juneau , senior vice president and president, Performance Chemicals, will present at the Credit Suisse Basic Materials

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September 2, 2014

Albemarle completes sale of antioxidant, ibuprofen and propofol businesses to SI Group

BATON ROUGE, La. , Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) today announced the successful completion of the previously announced sale of its antioxidant, ibuprofen and propofol businesses and related assets to SI Group, Inc.  The transaction includes manufacturing sites in

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August 29, 2014

Albemarle and ICL to form polymeric flame retardant manufacturing joint venture

TEL AVIV, Israel and BATON ROUGE, La. , Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle® Corporation (NYSE: ALB) and ICL (TASE: ICL) announced today that the two companies have entered into an agreement to establish a manufacturing joint venture for the production of ICL's FR-122P polymeric flame

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August 27, 2014

Albemarle Corporation to present at the KeyBanc Capital Markets Basic Materials & Packaging Conference on September 9, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts

BATON ROUGE, La. , Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Luke Kissam , president and CEO, and Matt Juneau , senior vice president and president, Performance Chemicals, will present at the KeyBanc Capital Markets Basic Materials & Packaging

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July 30, 2014

Albemarle reports second quarter 2014 results

BATON ROUGE, La. , July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Second quarter 2014 highlights: Adjusted earnings of $86.8 million , or $1.10 per share, up 10% from second quarter 2013. Net sales grew 5% to $604.7 million as compared to 2013, with an Adjusted EBITDA margin of 24 percent.

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July 29, 2014

Albemarle Corporation to present at the Jefferies 2014 Global Industrials Conference on August 13

BATON ROUGE, La. , July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Scott Tozier and Senior Vice President and  President, Performance Chemicals Matt Juneau will present at the Jefferies 2014 Global Industrials

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July 22, 2014

Albemarle researchers and coalition partners make breakthrough in catalyst research technology

BATON ROUGE, La. , July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A unique collaboration between catalyst researchers from Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), Delft University of Technology, Haldor Topsoe, FEI Company and Leiden Probe Microscopy has led to ­­­an innovative new method for studying catalyst dynamics

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July 15, 2014

Albemarle Provides Second Quarter 2014 Update and New Earnings Release Date of July 30, 2014

BATON ROUGE, La. , July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) today announced that the company expects to report second quarter 2014 earnings in the range of $86 million to $88 million , or $1.08 to $1.11 per share, excluding discontinued operations, special and non-operating

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July 15, 2014

Albemarle and Rockwood Announce Merger to Create a Premier Specialty Chemicals Company

Combination Will Have Leading Positions Across Four High-Growth, High-Margin Businesses Accelerates Growth Prospects and Generates over $1 Billion in Pro-Forma Adjusted EBITDA BATON ROUGE, La. and PRINCETON, N.J. , July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) and Rockwood

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July 14, 2014

Albemarle announces quarterly dividend

BATON ROUGE, La. , July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) declared today a quarterly dividend of $0.275 per share.  The dividend is payable October 1, 2014 , to shareholders of record at the close of business as of September 15, 2014 .

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July 9, 2014

Albemarle reconfirms commitment to enter market with GreenCrest™ fire safety product

BATON ROUGE, La. , July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of flame retardants, announced today that it reconfirms its commitment to enter the market with commercial quantities of GreenCrest, a polymeric fire safety

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June 24, 2014

Albemarle Corporation to release second quarter 2014 earnings results on July 23, 2014

Conference call to be held on July 24, 2014 at 9:00 am ET BATON ROUGE, La. , June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its second quarter 2014 earnings after the NYSE closes on

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June 6, 2014

Albemarle Corporation to present at the Goldman Sachs European Chemicals 2020 Vision Conference on June 19, 2014 in London, England

BATON ROUGE, La. , June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Scott Tozier will present at the Goldman Sachs European Chemicals 2020 Vision Conference 10:00 a.m. BST ( 5:00 a.m. EDT ) on June 19, 2014 .

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May 15, 2014

Albemarle to discuss its strategy to drive growth, maximize profitability and increase shareholder value at 2014 Investor Day conference

BATON ROUGE, La. , May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leading global developer, manufacturer, and marketer of highly engineered specialty chemicals, will discuss its strategy to drive growth, maximize profitability and increase shareholder value at its 2014 Investor

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May 14, 2014

Albemarle Corporation to present at J.P. Morgan's Global Leaders 1x1 Forum on June 4, 2014 in Toronto, Canada

BATON ROUGE, La. , May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Vice President, Treasurer & Investor Relations Lorin Crenshaw will present at the J.P. Morgan Global Leaders 1x1 Forum between 8:00 a.m. ET and 4:00 p.m. ET on June 4, 2014 .

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May 13, 2014

Albemarle announces quarterly dividend

BATON ROUGE, La. , May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) declared today a quarterly dividend of $0.275 per share.  The dividend is payable July 1, 2014 , to shareholders of record at the close of business as of June 13, 2014 .

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April 16, 2014

Albemarle reports first quarter 2014 results

BATON ROUGE, La. , April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First quarter 2014 highlights: Earnings of $76.7 million , or $0.96 per share, excluding special and non-operating items. Net sales of $656.7 million and EBITDA margin, excluding special and non-operating items, of 21 percent.

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April 16, 2014

Albemarle enters into definitive agreement to sell antioxidant, ibuprofen and propofol businesses to SI Group

BATON ROUGE, La. , April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leading manufacturer of highly-engineered specialty chemicals, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell certain assets to SI Group , a leading global developer and manufacturer of

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March 24, 2014

Albemarle to release first quarter 2014 earnings results on April 16, 2014

Conference call to be held on April 17, 2014 at 9:00 am ET BATON ROUGE, La. , March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it will release its first quarter 2014 earnings after the NYSE closes on

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March 13, 2014

Albemarle Corporation to host its 2014 Investor Day on May 15th and 16th

BATON ROUGE, La. , March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that it will host its 2014 Investor Day in Houston, TX on Thursday and Friday, May 15th and 16th. President and Chief Executive Officer Luke Kissam , along with other members of the company's

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February 25, 2014

Albemarle announces 15% dividend increase

BATON ROUGE, La., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of  Albemarle Corporation  (NYSE: ALB) today announced a quarterly dividend of $0.275 per share, an increase of 15% over the previous quarterly dividend of $0.24 .

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February 5, 2014

Albemarle Corporation to present at the Morgan Stanley Chemicals Corporate Access Day on February 13, 2014

BATON ROUGE, La. , Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Scott Tozier will present at the Morgan Stanley Chemicals Corporate Access Day in New York, NY between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

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January 30, 2014

Albemarle welcomes efforts to reduce global mercury emissions

BATON ROUGE, La. , Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a global developer, manufacturer and marketer of highly engineered specialty chemicals, supports recent efforts to reduce global man-made mercury emissions, established by the new Minamata Convention on Mercury

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January 28, 2014

Albemarle reports fourth quarter and full year 2013 results

BATON ROUGE, La. , Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111129/MM14279LOGO ) Fourth quarter 2013 highlights: Earnings of $88.4 million , or $1.08 per share, excluding special and non-operating items. Net sales of $692.0 million and EBITDA margin, excluding

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