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  • Polyolefin Catalyst Business Responding to Market Shifts Amy H. MottoVP Polyolefin and Chemical Catalysts Advances in Polyolefins: September 2011 VISION 2015 | THE WORLD IN A N U NWAVERING COMMITMENT TO B ENEFIT INVESTOR DAY WHICH WE LIVE
  • OUTLINE • Albemarle: A leading Catalyst Company • 1st Market Shift – strong PO production in Middle East and China • Organometallics • 2nd Market Shift – need for specialty catalysts to compete with ME and China • Single Site and Ziegler Natta Catalysts • Summary VISION 2015 | INVESTOR DAY
  • ALBEMARLE STRENGTHS IN INNOVATIVE ORGANOMETALLICS TEL is Ethyl Opens Ethyl Opens ALB & ALB & ALB Opens Discovered Plant in AA Plant in Mitsui form SABIC form Yeosu Pasadena Belgium NAA JV SOCC JV Facility (1921) (1942) (1976) (1997) (2009) (2010) revenue gross profit Relative Market Size TEL High Purity Organometallics Lithium Alkyls MAO & Organoborons TEA & Mg Alkyls Al Alkyls Metallocenes Zn Alkyls 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010 2015 Ye a r VISION 2015 | INVESTOR DAY 3 View slide
  • ALBEMARLE CATALYST REVENUE: 2010-2015 Revenue (Billions) Polymer Polymer Catalysts Catalysts $0.3 Asia 25% Pacific $0.4 15% Americas 45% $1.6 Europe 40% $0.9 Refinery Catalysts Refinery Catalysts 75% 2010 Growth Growth 2015E Through Through 2010 % of Sales Market New Products Polymer Catalysts significantly contributing to overall Catalyst Growth • 2 new facilities, Yeosu S. Korea and SOCC • SignificantVISION 2015 | INVESTORat existing sites expansions DAY View slide
  • ALBEMARLE’S POLYMER CATALYST BUSINESS Polymer Catalysts Organometallics Ziegler Natta Single Site/ Catalysts Metallocene • Alpha olefins Catalysts • Advantage™ PE • CoCatalysts • Activators Line • Specialties • Metallocene • Custom Components • Donors • ActivCatTM • Custom VISION 2015 | INVESTOR DAY
  • 1ST MARKET SHIFT: MIGRATION TO MIDDLE EAST• The Middle East will be the largest consumer of Co- Catalysts used for Polyolefin production by 2014• Today there is no co- catalysts manufacturing located in the Middle East region• Albemarle is recognized globally as the leader in producing, safe handling and technical servicing of Organometallics Source: CMR VISION 2015 | INVESTOR DAY
  • ALBEMARLE IS INVESTING IN JUBAIL, KSA Albemarle has responded to this market shift: •Saudi Organometallic Chemicals Company – SOCC •Startup 4Q 2012 of a 6000 MT TEA plant •First Co-Catalyst plant in the region •Albemarle will market product from the plant VISION 2015 | INVESTOR DAY
  • Organometallic Families Boron, Hafnium, Titanium, Zirconium •Single Site Activation and Catalysts Aluminum Alkyls Gallium & Indium Alkyls • Polymerization • LED’s • Olefin oligomerization Magnesium Alkyls Organometallics Zinc Alkyls• Catalysts for Polymerization • Solar • Pharma Tin Alkyls Lithium Alkyls • PVC Stabilization • Elastomer • Pharma Albemarle is the largest Organometallic producer and supports PO producers with a diverse portfolio VISION 2015 | INVESTOR DAY
  • 80+ years of Organometallic ExperienceOrganometallics • Aluminum Alkyls • TEA, TNBA, TIBA, TNHA, TNOA • Aluminum Alkyl Halides • DEAC, EASC, EADC • Magnesium Alkyls • BEM • Zinc Alkyls • DEZ • Custom Blends VISION 2015 | INVESTOR DAY
  • 2ND MARKET SHIFT – NEED FOR SPECIALTY CATALYSTS Shift Drivers • Commodity production in ME and China • Increasing demand for specialty catalyst in Asia, NA, EU • Decreasing dependence on licensors (proprietary) for catalyst supply • Catalyst innovation is demanded 2010 PO Catalyst Market Value 2020 PO Catalyst Market Value $1.9 B $3.2 B Proprietary Proprietary Supply Supply 52% Merchant 32% Supply Merchant 48% Supply 68% VISION 2015 | INVESTOR DAY
  • ALBEMARLE MEETING NEEDS OF CUSTOMERS• Call on every PP and PE plant in the world• Strong relationships with Licensors• Largest PO component producer in the world – Organometallics, MAO, Organoborons• Largest custom producer of single site catalysts• Excellent R&D team focused on developing high performing ZN and SSC catalysts VISION 2015 | INVESTOR DAY
  • DELIVERING INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY FORSINGLE SITE FINISHED CATALYSTSSingle Site / Metallocene CatalystsComponents:• Experience with >100 Metallocenes Albemarle The Global Leader Finished Single Site Catalysts ActivCat™ Transformational Productivity Improvement • Custom SSC Activators: • ActivCat TM • Methyl Aluminoxane (MAO) ActivCatTM • Organoborons Productivity g/g/h Albemarle The Global Leader ActivCatTM ActivCatTM Technology demonstrated to work with various types of metallocene components used to produce both PP and PE PE PP Metallocene System VISION 2015 | INVESTOR DAY
  • YEOSU, S. KOREA PLANT • R&D lab and pilot plant are operational • Intermediate Scale Single Site Manufacturing to start up October 2011 • Commercial facilities , World Scale MAO and Single Site Catalyst Manufacturing will start up 1Q2013 VISION 2015 | INVESTOR DAY
  • ADVANTAGE™ POLYETHYLENE CATALYSTS• Advantage™ HD26 and HD46 for HDPE: • Suitable for Slurry CSTR and Slurry Loop Process Platforms • Drop in’ solution for single reactor process Ziegler Natta Catalysts • Tunable to fit with cascade reactor process AdvantageTM line delivers • Excellent hydrogen response high performing catalysts • Excellent comonomer incorporation • Solution-phase: AdvantageTM LL77 • Excellent resin morphology & bulk density • Slurry: AdvantageTM HD26 &• Advantage™ LL26 for LLDPE: AdvantageTM HD46 • Suitable for High Pressure Processes – Autoclave, Tubular • Unique LLDPE products• Advantage™ LL77 for LLDPE • Bimetallic catalyst for improved balance of resin properties • Suitable for Solution Process Platforms VISION 2015 | INVESTOR DAY
  • ADVANTAGE™ VERSUS STANDARD CATALYSTC8 LLDPE Film Performance• Superior Comonomer Distribution, Toughness, & Puncture Resistance.• Better balance in Tear Resistance & Optical Properties Advantage™ LL77 offers a better C8-LLDPE resin for Film Applications VISION 2015 | INVESTOR DAY
  • MEETING CUSTOMER NEEDS – CUSTOM MANUFACTURING Pilot plant Market Development Catalyst Manufacturing • Batch and continuous processing • Batch and continuous processing • Single-site supported catalyst • 10 to 100 gallon reactors • 50 to 300 gallon Reactors production • Distillations • 500 to 4500 gallon reactors • Ziegler-Natta catalyst production • Solids isolation Basket centrifuge • Solids isolation: Basket centrifuge, • Component production and Neutche filter ConeDryer, Neutsche filters • Co-catalyst production • Tumble and ribbon dryers • Tumble Dryer, Wiped film evaporator, 3 solds • Full utilities; refrigeration to -20°C; recovery/packaging trains hot oil • 3 packed distillation columns (CS/SS) • Full utilities; refrigeration to -30°C; hot oil VISION 2015 | INVESTOR DAY
  • ALBEMARLE’S POLYOLEFIN CATALYST FACILITIES Existing Facilities Baton Rouge, LA Pasadena, TX Orangeburg, SC Tyrone, PA Feluy, Belgium Osaka, Japan (JV) Nanjing, China New Facilities Jubail, KSA (JV) Yeosu, Korea Legend Distribution Site R&D Facility Production Facility VISION 2015 | INVESTOR DAY
  • INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY BUILDING ON CORE STRENGTHS • Ziegler-Natta PE Finished Catalysts • Single Site Metallocene Catalysts • Co-catalysts • Aluminum alkyls • MAO & MMAO • Organoborons • Metallocene components • Magnesium and Zinc Alkyls • Z-N PP Donors • C Type Our innovative technology in tandem with expanded core product offerings support customer needs for value-creation globally VISION 2015 | INVESTOR DAY
  • ALBEMARLE VALUE CREATION TO CUSTOMERS Albemarle is well suited and committed to meet demands created by PO Market Shifts • Fully integrated catalyst supplier • Control and manage supply chain • Expanding manufacturing capacity and capability globally • World class product and safety stewardship • Supporting our customers through process development and innovation • Offering partnership in Value Creation to our customers VISION 2015 | INVESTOR DAY