Albemarle to be restructured following Rockwood acquisition
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...