Albemarle to be restructured following Rockwood acquisition

By Adam Page
Published: Wednesday, 21 January 2015

After completing its merger with lithium producer Rockwood Speciality Holdings Inc. last week, speciality chemicals producer Albemarle is now focusing on having a flexible and forward-looking lithium strategy.

US-based Albemarle Corp. is being re-structured into three global business units: Chemetall Surface Treatment, Refining Solutions and Performance Chemicals. 

"The new company will be structured to leverage its complementary fit, especially between lithium and bromine, allowing us to capitalise on our long-term lithium strategy while providing immediate scale and ability to leverage...

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