We’re extremely excited and pleased to announce J.M. Huber Corporation through its Huber Engineered Materials division has reached an agreement to acquire the Martinswerk mineral flame retardants and specialty chemical businesses of Albemarle Corporation. The deal is subject to customary closing conditions and an official date for the transaction is anticipated in early 2016. This is a significant acquisition for Huber, as it continues to strengthen its halogen-free fire retardant additive business while expanding its global reach. More details will be forthcoming in the near future as the deal reaches closure. To learn more, click here to view our press release announcing the agreement.