Albemarle names Archway Sales, Inc. as new distributor of its ETHACURE and FIRSTCURE product lines for the Southeastern United States

Feb 06, 2013, 16:03 ET from Albemarle Corporation

BATON ROUGE, La., Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialty chemicals maker Albemarle Corporation has named Archway Sales, Inc. as a distributor of Albemarle's ETHACURE® line of diamine chain extenders/cross linkers and FIRSTCURE® cure promoters for the Southeastern region of the United States. Archway Sales, Inc. complements Albemarle's sales and marketing efforts with a shared commitment to superior customer service and a focus on providing value-added solutions to our clients. This expanded territory for Archway, which includes the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia, becomes effective March 1, 2013.

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Albemarle's ETHACURE product line is globally recognized for its effectiveness in curing polyurethanes, epoxies, and polyureas and includes ETHACURE 90, the winner of the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry's 2011 Innovation Award and Polyurea Development Association's 2011 Tom Davis Memorial Award, as well as well-established ETHACURE 100, ETHACURE 300, and ETHACURE 420 products. 

About Albemarle
Albemarle Corporation, headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is a leading global developer, manufacturer, and marketer of highly-engineered specialty chemicals for consumer electronics, petroleum refining, utilities, packaging, construction, automotive/transportation, pharmaceuticals, crop protection, food-safety and custom chemistry services. The Company is committed to global sustainability and is advancing its eco-practices and solutions in its three business segments, Polymer Solutions, Catalysts and Fine Chemistry. Corporate Responsibility Magazine selected Albemarle to its prestigious "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list for 2010 and 2011.  Albemarle employs approximately 4,000 people and serves customers in approximately 100 countries. Albemarle regularly posts information to, including notification of events, news, financial performance, investor presentations and webcasts, Regulation G reconciliations, SEC filings, and other information regarding the Company, its businesses and the markets we serve.

About Archway Sales, Inc.
Archway Sales, founded in 1968, is one of America's premier specialty chemical distributors.  Based in St. Louis, Missouri, Archway serves the CASE, plastics, polyurethane, consumer care and specialty markets in the contiguous United States through seven regional offices.  Archway's focus on customer service and our technically trained sales team provide innovative solutions with the goal of exceeding customers' expectations.

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SOURCE Albemarle Corporation