451 Florida St
Baton Rouge, LA, 70801 United States
S&P 400 (December 31, 2013)
#759 in FORTUNE 1000 (May 2013)
When it comes to chemistry, Albemarle does it all. The company develops, manufactures, and markets specialty chemicals for a range of markets, including automotive, consumer electronics, crop protection, food safety, pharmaceuticals, plastics, and refining. Its main products include polymer additives (flame retardant chemicals, antioxidants that help extend fuel storage life, and curatives that improve reaction time in coatings, adhesives, and elastomers), as well as catalysts and fine chemicals. Albemarle also offers fine chemistry services, which include custom manufacturing, research, and scale-up for companies that are developing new products like drugs or agrichemicals.