Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. The company is a global provider of engineered specialty chemicals, segmented into Lithium, Bromine, and Catalysts divisions. The Lithium segment supplies compounds essential for lithium batteries, used in consumer electronics and electric vehicles, and other industrial applications including pharmaceuticals and organic synthesis. The Bromine segment offers products vital for fire safety solutions, water purification, and chemical synthesis among other uses. The Catalysts segment provides various catalysts used in hydroprocessing, isomerization, and alkylation. Albemarle serves diverse markets like energy storage, petroleum refining, consumer electronics, automotive, pharmaceuticals, and crop protection, showcasing its wide-ranging chemical solutions across multiple industries.