Rockwood Holdings Inc.    

 
NYSE: ROC

Address:

100 Overlook Ctr.

Princeton, NJ 08540-7814

United States

Phone:
(609) 514-0300

Fax:
(609) 514-8720


Company description

Founded in 2000, Rockwood Holdings incorporated in Delaware and went public on the New York Stock Exchange. Rockwood is a global developer, manufacturer and marketer of high value-added specialty chemicals and advanced materials used for industrial and commercial purposes. The company sells specialty chemicals, including lithium compounds, metal treatments, and performance additives (such as wood preservation chemicals and iron oxide pigments). Other products include titanium dioxide pigments, advanced ceramics, specialty compounds, and custom synthesis intermediates for steel and metalworking, batteries, disc brakes and materials used in the aircraft industry. The products consist primarily of inorganic chemicals and solutions and engineered materials used for automotive pre-coating metal treatment and car body pre-treatment, steel and metal working, life sciences (pharmaceutical synthesis and polymers) and polymerization initiators for elastomers for medical applications, electronics, food and beverage, footwear and pharmaceutical contrast media. Headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey, the company maintains 96 manufacturing facilities in 26 countries around the world including the United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Mexico, South Africa, Spain and the United Kingdom.

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News and information about Rockwood Holdings Inc.

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Manufacturing Close-Up; October 12, 2017; 590 words
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Form 8-K: Nexeo Solutions Files Current Report
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; March 8, 2017; 700+ words
...Chief Financial Officer of Rockwood Holdings, Inc., a publicly-traded...until January 2015, when Rockwood Holdings, Inc. was acquired by Albemarle...Chief Executive Officer of Rockwood Holdings, Inc. Prior to joining Rockwood...
Versum Materials Board of Directors Chairman Seifi Ghasemi Wins the 2017 International Palladium Medal
Manufacturing Close-Up; January 19, 2017; 481 words
...July 2014.Prior to joining Air Products, from 2001-2014, Ghasemi served as chairman and chief executive officer of Rockwood Holdings, a company focused on inorganic specialty chemicals and advanced materials that was acquired by Albemarle Corp. in January...
United States : Seifi Ghasemi, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Air Products, to Be Awarded the 2017 International Palladium Medal
Mena Report; January 10, 2017; 590 words
...performance. Prior to joining Air Products, from 2001-2014, Ghasemi served as chairman and chief executive officer of Rockwood Holdings, a global leader in inorganic specialty chemicals and advanced materials that was acquired by Albemarle Corporation in...
United States : Albemarle Board of Directors Elects Luke Kissam as Chairman
Mena Report; November 8, 2016; 377 words
...roles in transforming Albemarle through the acquisition, integration and growth of the lithium business acquired from Rockwood Holdings in early 2015," said Nokes. Kissam began his role as chief executive officer of Albemarle in September 2011 and was...
United States : Air Products Electronic Materials Division Spin-Off Company, Versum Materials, Announces Board of Directors
Mena Report; September 2, 2016; 561 words
...Riordan, who has more than 30 years of experience in the specialty chemicals industry, including 15 years at Rockwood Holdings, Inc. as its chief legal and administrative officer; Susan C. Schnabel, who has extensive experience in private...
Green Cars Cause Damage of Their Own as Flamingo Flocks Shrink
Sunday Gazette-Mail; July 10, 2016; 700+ words
...Chile SA, is pumping up 1,500 liters of brine a second from the parched landscape; another, Albemarle Corp.- owned Rockwood Holdings, is pumping up 142 liters per second, and getting ready to increase its operations to 442 liters a second.Whether the...
Form 8-K: Agrofresh Solutions Files Current Report
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; March 17, 2016; 700+ words
...Halliburton Company (since 2009) and LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (since 2013), and is a former director of Rockwood Holdings, Inc. (2008-2014).Mr. Trevor, age 52, has served as a member of the Board since the Company's inception...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 325998 - All Other Miscellaneous Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing

551112 - Offices of Other Holding Companies


 

SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 2899 - Chemicals and Chemical Preparations, NEC industry report

6719 - Offices of Holding Companies, NEC industry report