Albemarle Corporation Fine Chemistry Services Division

Company Description


Albemarle is both experienced and equipped to provide high-quality products and services to customers worldwide.

We are one of the few firms in the world with the facilities and expertise to help you with product development at every stage, from contract research, process development and the pilot plant right through commercial-scale manufacturing. We offer a complete range of manufacturing services backed by highly skilled R&D teams to assist with synthesis route selection, process development and analytical support. At every point, we offer seamless service and hands-on assistance.

Custom Services


The goal of Albemarle Fine Chemistry Services (FCS) Division is to partner with customers who value long term relationships. Albemarle FCS focuses on the pharmaceuticalagrichemicallubricant and specialty chemicals industries.


The key to our success is the aggressive willingness to find a way to say YES to our customers. Our unique ability to develop, scale-up and commercialize products makes it easy for our customers to say YES in return.


With world class facilities, exceptional process development and scale-up capabilities, and 30 years of exemplary customer service, Albemarle Fine Chemistry Services is the perfect production partner for your custom project.  Albemarle is one of the few firms in the world with the facilities and expertise to help with product development, scale-up and commercial manufacturing.  
Our R&D staff can work with your proprietary technology or use our extensive resources in chemical analysis and process development to create an efficient new process.  A seasoned technical group of PhD level organic chemists and chemical engineers conduct the work supported by more than 100 other scientists, including more than 25 PhD analytical staff at our 
Baton Rouge facility. Once the process is developed, it can be quickly and cost competitively transitioned into commercial scale equipment at one or more of our manufacturing facilities. Albemarle implements cGMPs at our API manufacturing facilities in South Haven, MI and Orangeburg, SC.  

Albemarle Fine Chemistry Services is organized and equipped to provide you priority attention that most other manufacturers cannot match. If you desire a long term collaborative relationship with your supplier offering superior R&D and process development, sample quantities or volume manufacturing, we can deliver what you need.


Albemarle Fine Chemistry Services (FCS) Division has a successful record of satisfying customer needs in a variety of markets including pharmaceuticalsagrichemicalslubricants and specialty chemicals.

We offer unique capabilities to many customers because we can serve many markets. These opportunities allow us to develop other, and sometimes new, capabilities to help us address many customers’ needs. With this strategy, Albemarle can continue to develop even more ways to say YES! to our customers.

Contact us to see how we can say YES! to you and your project

Chemical Services Directory

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Reactions Directory/Types of Chemistries

  • Bromination
  • Mineral Processing
  • Organo-Metallic Chemistry
  • Ortho-Alkylation

Capabilities/Services Directory

  • API » Production
  • Custom Manufacturing
  • Custom Synthesis
  • Marketing Services
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Process Chemistry » Scale-Up
  • Process Engineering

Manufacturing/Toll Capacities

  • Bench/Lab Scale
  • Commercial Scale

Industries / Markets Served

  • Agrochemicals / Crop Protection
  • Appliances / Furnishings
  • Electronics
  • Fine Chemicals
  • Food / Beverage
  • Fuels / Lubricants
  • Life Sciences
  • Performance Chemicals
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Specialty Chemicals


  • cGMP
  • ISO


  • Our performance chemicals business serves a wide range of industries and needs. Our products are used in chemical synthesis, oil and gas well drilling and completion fluids, mercury control, paper manufacturing, water purification, beef and poultry processing and various other industrial applications. Other performance chemicals that we produce include tertiary amines for surfactants, biocides, disinfectants and sanitizers; potassium-based products used in industrial applications; alkenyl succinic anhydride used in paper-sizing formulations; and aluminum oxides used in a wide variety of refractory, ceramic and polishing applications.
  • Fine Chemical & Exclusive Synthesis Producer of Pharmaceutical Products

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