US-based specialty chemicals firm Albemarle has formed an
environmental division, seeking to enhance what it called an
important market segment within the air pollution
Albemarles environmental division is focused on
expanding the product and service offerings for the
companys environmental business through the development
of multi-pollutant control technologies, it said.
William S. Pickrell has been appointed to global business
director, replacing Sid Nelson Jr.
"This new organization is positioned to provide the products
and services to meet the increasing demands of the market
segments we serve. I am excited to be leading this division as
we develop and bring to market innovative technologies for
pollution control," said Pickrell.
Pickrell has over 28 years of experience in the specialty
chemicals industry including 15 years of sales and sales
management experience within the industrial water treatment
industry and 10 years of business management experience for
Albemarles environmental division is a part of the
company's fine chemistry segment. It provides solutions to the
coal-fired utility, cement kiln, and industrial boiler markets, supplying a variety
of proprietary, powder activated carbon (PAC) sorbents,
advanced sorbent injection systems, bromine chemicals for
mercury removal, and testing and demonstration services.