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May 17, 2012, 08:00 ET
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Albemarle announces plans to exit phosphorous flame retardants business

In order to restructure its business portfolio and address underperforming assets, Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global...

May 09, 2012, 10:56 ET
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Albemarle announces quarterly dividend

 The Board of Directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) declared today a quarterly dividend of $0.20 per share.  The dividend is...

Apr 23, 2012, 09:00 ET
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Albemarle to increase prices of SAYTEX® HP-900 (P)/(G) brominated flame retardants

 Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of flame retardants, announced today that it will...

Apr 18, 2012, 16:05 ET
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Albemarle Reports Growth In First Quarter 2012 Results

  First quarter 2012 highlights: - Quarterly net sales of $712 million and earnings of $1.20 per share both of which were up over...

Apr 16, 2012, 14:55 ET
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Albemarle's first quarter 2012 conference call time changed to 8am ET

 Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals market, announced today that it will hold its first quarter...

Apr 12, 2012, 08:30 ET
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Albemarle introduces next product in the Earthwise portfolio of sustainable, eco-friendly solutions

Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of flame retardants, announced today that it has...

Apr 02, 2012, 16:05 ET
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Albemarle to release first quarter earnings results on April 18, 2012

 Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals market, announced today that it will release its first quarter...

Feb 27, 2012, 18:23 ET
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Albemarle Announces Changes to Executive Management Team

 Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals market, today announced changes to its executive...

Feb 27, 2012, 16:32 ET
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Albemarle promotes John Steitz to President and Chief Operating Officer

 Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals market, announced today that John Steitz has been...

Feb 23, 2012, 16:05 ET
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Albemarle Corporation to host its 2012 Investor Day on May 22nd

BATON ROUGE, La., Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --   Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that it will host its 2012 Investor Day...

Feb 15, 2012, 09:43 ET
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Albemarle announces 14% increase in quarterly dividend

 Today, the board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) increased the quarterly dividend to $0.20 per share from $0.175 paid last...

Jan 30, 2012, 09:15 ET
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Albemarle Improves Leading Liquid Curative, ETHACURE® 300

Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that it has greatly reduced the odor of its ETHACURE 300 liquid aromatic diamine curative used...

Jan 26, 2012, 09:02 ET
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Albemarle Corporation to Present at Jefferies 2012 Global Clean Technology Conference on February 22, 2012

 Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that John Nicols, Vice President - Catalysts, will present at the Jefferies Global Clean...

Jan 25, 2012, 09:00 ET
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Albemarle Expands Production Capabilities for Finished Polyolefin Catalysts at Its Baton Rouge Facility

 Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) successfully completed the latest expansion of its Process Development Center (PDC) in Baton Rouge,...

Jan 23, 2012, 16:11 ET
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Albemarle Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Record Full Year 2011 Results

Fourth quarter 2011 highlights: - Best fourth quarter earnings performance in Company history. - Quarterly earnings of $1.11 per...

Jan 18, 2012, 16:15 ET
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Albemarle Introduces Electronic Materials Business Unit

Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) has officially announced the formation of its Electronic Materials business unit.  This new...

Jan 17, 2012, 09:00 ET
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Albemarle Business Director Elected as SOCMA Board of Governors Vice Chairman

 Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a global developer, manufacturer and marketer of highly engineered specialty chemicals, announced today...

Dec 13, 2011, 16:05 ET
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Albemarle to Release Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Earnings Results on January 23, 2012

 Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) will release its fourth quarter and full year earnings after the NYSE close on Monday, January 23, 2012....

Dec 12, 2011, 16:03 ET
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Joseph M. Mahady Joins Albemarle Board of Directors

 Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) announced today that its board of directors has elected Joseph M. Mahady to the company's board,...

Nov 29, 2011, 16:05 ET

Albemarle® and Louisiana State University Develop New Techniques in Flame Retardant and Synergist Analysis

 A collaboration between researchers from Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), Louisiana State University (LSU), and the Center for...