451 Florida St
Baton Rouge, LA, 70801 United States
#837 in FORTUNE 1000 (June 2015)
When it comes to chemistry, Albemarle does it all. The company develops, makes, and sells specialty chemicals for a range of markets, including automotive, construction, consumer electronics, crop protection, food safety, lubricants, pharmaceuticals, plastics, and refining. Its products include polymer additives (flame retardant chemicals, antioxidants to extend fuel storage life, and curatives that improve reaction time in coatings, adhesives, and elastomers), as well as catalysts, surface treatment products, and fine chemicals. Albemarle also offers fine chemistry services, which include custom manufacturing, R&D, and scale-up for companies that are developing new products like drugs or agrichemicals.