Rockwood Holdings, Inc. (Rockwood) is a developer, manufacturer and marketer of specialty chemicals and advanced materials used for industrial and commercial purposes. Rockwood is focused on surface treatment and lithium chemicals, advanced ceramics, titanium dioxide pigments, iron-oxide pigments, timber-treatment chemicals and clay-based additives. Its products consist primarily of inorganic chemicals and solutions. The Company manufactured its products in 33 facilities in 17 countries and sold its products and services to more than 50,000 customers. The Company operates in two segments: Lithium and Surface Treatment. The Company�s Lithium segment operates under the Rockwood Lithium brand name, and develops lithium chemicals for a range of industries and end markets. The Company�s 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.