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ROCKWOOD (NYSE: ROC) is a global developer, manufacturer and marketer of technologically advanced, high value-added specialty chemicals and advanced materials used for industrial and commercial purposes.

Website: http://www.rockwoodspecialties.com/rock_english/

Company Description

Companies include--

  • Chemetal Surface Treatment, specializing in the cleaning and phosphatizing of especially steel to resist corrosion
  • Rockwood Pigments a supplier of pigments, especially iron oxide pigments for paints, concrete and related applications
  • CeramTec high performance ceramics for application like artificial hip joints

In 2014, Albemarle announced plans to acquire Rockwood.

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