Albemarle completes sale of metal sulfides business to Treibacher Industrie AG

Albemarle Corporation announced on Jan. 4, 2016, the successful completion of the previously announced sale of its Tribotecc metal sulfides business to Treibacher Industrie AG.


Treibacher Industrie AG, a privately owned enterprise, is an international company with over 100 years of experience in chemistry and metallurgy. At its headquarters in Althofen (Austria) and sites in Toronto (Canada), Shanghai (China), and Tokyo (Japan), Breitungen (Germany), Treibacher Industrie AG develops and manufactures ferro alloys for the steel and foundry industries, powders for the carbide industry, materials for high Performance ceramics as well as fine chemicals and special alloys.  Treibacher employs approximately 780 people and is selling its products through its worldwide sales network in about 60 countries.