Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
Unless we indicate otherwise or the context otherwise requires, any references to “we,” “our,” “us,” the “Company” or “Rockwood” refer to Rockwood Holdings, Inc. and its consolidated subsidiaries. Unless otherwise noted, all balance sheet related items as of December 31, 2012 which are denominated in Euros are converted at the December 31, 2012 exchange rate of €1.00 = $1.3193. For the years ended December 31, 2012, 2011 and 2010, the average rate of exchange of the Euro to the U.S. dollar is $1.2864, $1.3923 and $1.3272, respectively. General Rockwood is a global developer, manufacturer and marketer of high value-added specialty chemicals and advanced materials used for industrial and commercial purposes. Rockwood is focused on lithium and surface treatment chemicals, advanced ceramics, titanium dioxide pigments, iron-oxide pigments, timber-treatment chemicals and clay-based additives. ... More ...