Albemarle Corporation offers development, manufacturing and marketing for complex chemicals and services that create customer value and shareholder wealth. Focusing on chemistry for life, the company is a worldwide supplier of specialty chemicals that provide an overall benefit to the world. Albemarle offers engineered specialty chemicals for consumer electronics; petroleum and petrochemical processing; transportation and industrial products; pharmaceuticals; agricultural products; and construction and packaging materials. It operates in three business segments, which consist of polymer additives, catalysts and fine chemicals. The company serves customers in approximately 100 countries. Albemarle Corporation is headquartered in Richmond, Va.