Rockwood Holdings

  www.rockwoodspecialties.com
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Headquarters Princeton, NJ
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (ROC)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

Rockwood Holdings, which operates as Rockwood Specialties, gets most of its sales from specialty chemicals, including lithium compounds, metal treatments, and performance additives (such as wood preservation chemicals and iron oxide pigments). Other products include titanium dioxide, advanced ceramics, specialty compounds, and custom synthesis intermediates. It serves the construction, paper, and water treatment industries. A leader in many of its niches, the firm was created in 2000 when Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) bought several Laporte divisions; it got much larger by... More

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Employees are “Dissatisfied”   5 ratings

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0% Approve of the CEO   3 ratings

Rockwood Holdings Chairman and CEO Seifi Ghasemi

Seifi Ghasemi

Chairman and CEO

Good company, just sometimes clueless

  Former Employee

Pros: Good pay, and the people there are pretty nice. It's a lot of hands on work, so you so end up learning a lot. Full Review

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