Crompton Crop Protection and Great Lakes Chemical Are Now Chemtura Corporation

Crompton Corporation and Great Lakes Chemical Corporation recently announced the completion of an all-stock merger, with the combined company becoming Chemtura Corporation, the fourth largest publicly-traded U.S. specialty chemicals company.

“Our new name reinforces the fact that we are Chemtura, a unique new company with a portfolio of global businesses that have achieved leading positions in high-value market niches,” said Chemtura chairman, president and chief executive officer Robert L. Wood.

Chemtura Corporation, with pro forma 2004 sales of $3.7 billion, is a global manufacturer and marketer of specialty chemicals, crop protection and pool, spa and home care products. Headquartered in Middlebury, Conn., the company has approximately 7,300 employees around the world. Additional information concerning Chemtura is available at

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