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100 Overlook Center

Princeton, NJ 08540

United States

Phone: 609-514-0300

Fax: 609-514-8720

various end-markets, such as chemical, pharmaceutical, metallurgical, automotive, electronics and pyrotechnical industries. Competition: Metal-based Specialty Chemicals: The company’s competitors include Cabot Corporation and Sigma-Aldrich Corporation. Customers: The company’s Lithium segment serves approximately 1,500 customers worldwide in its lithium and special metal business. Its customers include Bayer CropScience (a division of Bayer AG), Syngenta AG, Umicore S.A., Samsung SDI Co. Ltd. and Royal DSM N.V. SURFACE TREATMENT The Surface Treatment segment operates under the Chemetall brand name, and develops and manufactures metal surface treatment products and services for a range of industries and end markets. The Surface Treatment segment is a supplier of surface treatment products and solutions. Surface Treatment’s products are used for various applications and serve the automotive, aerospace and general industrial markets, including steel and metal-working industries. This business line supplies approximately 5,000 different products, which are based on proprietary formulations and application know-how, to approximately 50,000 customers and operates in approximately 20 countries for production, warehousing or research and development. Surface Treatment operates in the following end-markets: Automotive Technologies and Components, Cold Forming and Coil, General Industry (including Aluminum Finishing) and Aerospace Technologies. The company develops and supplies products and solutions for the chemical pre-treatment of metals and other substrates, some of which are customized for individual customers and applications. As an integrated part of the business, the company also offers a range of customer services, including process control and analysis of chemical baths at clients’ facilities. The core end-markets that Surface Treatment operates in are as follows: Automotive Technologies and Components: The company provides surface treatment products and solutions for automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), including an entire range of products and services for use in the ‘paint shop’ step of car-body and automotive component manufacture. Major applications include car-body treatment (zinc-phosphating), paint coagulation and cleaning, and pre-treatment of automotive components such as aluminum wheels. Cold Forming and Coil: The company provides products and services used to facilitate the cold forming of tubes, wire drawing and cold extrusion of metal. The company provides products and services used in forming, cleaning and the pre-treating of metal sheets used in the production of steel and aluminum coil. General Industry: The company offers a range of products and services to a range of industrial end-markets that have metal surface treatment applications, including cleaning, activation, conversion coating and final rinsing. The company’s products include cleaners, iron phosphates, coolants, paint strippers and flocculants. The markets for General Industry include household appliances manufacturing, can producers, heating, ventilation, aluminum finishing and other diverse end-markets. In addition, the company produces specialty products, which are similar to metal surface treatment products, but are used on glass substrates for glass manufacturers, including specialty cleaners, polishing products, cutting oils and cooling lubricants. Aerospace Technologies: The company provides products and services for aerospace OEMs, airlines and maintenance companies. Aerospace Technologies focuses on four major application areas: cleaning; corrosion protection; maintenance chemicals; and sealants. Cleaning products are used for the interior and exterior cleaning of airplanes and range from daily cleaning to complete aircraft overhaul. Competition: The company’s competitors include Henkel AG & Co. KGaA; Nihon Parkerizing Co., Ltd.; PPG Industries, Inc.; and Nippon Paint Co., Ltd. Customers: The company’s customers include ArcelorMittal; Daimler AG; European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS) N.V.; Ford; Renault-Nissan; and Volkswagen AG. Other Metal Sulfides: Metal S


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