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Innospec Inc. (formerly known as Octel Corporation and Associated Octel Company, Ltd.) is a global specialty chemical company. The Company comprises of  three business units: Fuel Specialties, responsible for the development and supply of additives for fuels and which also includes the company's activities in its Oilfield Chemicals division, Performance Chemicals, which focuses on products for the Personal Care industry and also provides products for the Polymers markets, and Octane Additives, which is the producer of tetraethyllead (TEL) used in the manufacture of motor gasoline. Innospec markets detergents, cold flow improvers, lubricity improvers, corrosion inhibitors, antioxidants, cetane improvers, TEL, and a range of other chemicals as fuel additives. The Oilfield Services division provides products and services for drilling, fracturing & stimulation and production operations to customers in the oil and gas industry. In Personal Care, the company makes a range of high-performance surfactants, emollients and silicone formulations.

HQEnglewood, CO, US
Employee Ratings3.8

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)2,000
Revenue (FY, 2020)$1.2 B(-21%)
Share Price (Oct 2021)$88.5(+2%)
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Key People/Management at Innospec

Milton C Blackmore

Milton C Blackmore

Chairman of the Board
Patrick S. Williams

Patrick S. Williams

President and Chief Executive Officer
David Landless

David Landless

Chairman of the Audit Committee
Trey Griffin

Trey Griffin

Senior Vice President Human Resources
Robert I. Paller

Robert I. Paller

Non-Executive Director
Lawrence Padfield

Lawrence Padfield

Chairman of the Compensation Committee
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Innospec Office Locations

Innospec has offices in Englewood and Ellesmere Port
Englewood, CO, US (HQ)
8310 S Valley Hwy #350
Ellesmere Port, GB
Whitby Park, Stanney Ln
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Innospec Financials and Metrics

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Innospec's revenue was reported to be $1.19 b in FY, 2020

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Innospec's current market capitalization is $2.2 b.
USDQ2, 2011

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Innospec News and Updates

Innospec Schedules Third Quarter 2021 Earnings Release and Conference Call

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Oct. 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Innospec Inc. (NASDAQ: IOSP) today announced that it will release third quarter 2021 earnings results on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, after market close. Following the release of its results, Patrick S. Williams, President and Chief Executive Offic…

Innospec Publishes 2020 Responsible Business Report

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Oct. 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Innospec (NASDAQ: IOSP) today announced the publication of its 2020 Responsible Business Report. The report provides an overview of the company’s progress and on-going commitment to corporate responsibility and sustainability.

Innospec Reports Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results

Performance Chemicals had record quarterly sales with operating income up 47 percent

Innospec Schedules Second Quarter 2021 Earnings Release and Conference Call

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., July 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Innospec Inc. (NASDAQ: IOSP) today announced that it will release second quarter 2021 earnings results on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, after market close. Following the release of its results, Patrick S. Williams, President and Chief Executive Office…

Innospec Expands Mild, Natural, Sulfate-Free Performance Chemicals Manufacturing Capacity

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., July 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- To meet accelerating demand for its innovative, industry-leading, mild and sustainability-focused surfactants, Innospec has announced further investment in new production capacity.

Innospec Collaborates With Unilever to Support Safe Use of Ingredients Without Animal Testing

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., June 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Innospec (NASDAQ: IOSP) announces its collaboration with Unilever in our commitment to develop and promote effective non-animal approaches to evaluate the safety of our products and ingredients for our employees, customers and the environment.
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Innospec Blogs

Innospec: “Not your average chemical company”

Anything but. According to a recent study of 140 major chemical companies by multinational professional services network Deloitte, Innospec was singled out for its leadership as a global chemicals solutions provider. The exhaustive study, “Innovation in chemicals: choosing to create long-term value,…

Innospec is proud to be working together to support SAFE USE OF INGREDIENTS without animal testing

Innospec supplies Unilever with many of their key ingredients. Innospec is delighted to be collaborating with Unilever with a goal to demonstrate that no new animal data needs to be generated to ensure the safe use of ingredients in factories. WHY IS THIS COLLABORATION IMPORTANT? The European Chemic…

Henkel rewards Innospec as Best Innovation Contributor Beauty Care 2020 and Best Supply 2020

Englewood, Co – Feb 4, 2021 Innospec has been awarded by Henkel as the Best Innovation Contributor Beauty Care 2020 because of the company’s outstanding and creative support in enabling Henkel to launch a shampoo powder formula in record time with its Pureact surfactant technology. Innospec’s Pureac…

Groundbreaking Oilfield Solution featured in Hart Energy’s IndustryVoice®

Published in Hart’s December 2020 IndustryVoice® on-line publication, the article “Fundamental chemistry and methodology proves successful in preventing polymer induced agglomerations – (“Goo”)” is accompanied by an extended interview with Innospec’s Dr. Kimberley MacEwen, Vice President Polymer Tec…

Innospec’s Bunker Fuel Expertise Highlighted in BunkerSpot Article

Published in the October/November 2020 issue of Bunker Spot, “Deep Dive,” a technical article written by Dr. Joseph Stark, Innospec Fuel Specialties’ Director of Refinery Process and Bunker Fuel Additives, offers readers a detailed analysis of the operational impacts—and challenges—posed by blending…

Innospec Awarded the EcoVadis Gold Medal Status

We are pleased to announce that Innospec has achieved the EcoVadis Gold Medal status for the second year running. EcoVadis is a sustainability CSR evaluation platform that establishes the level of performance and risk of a company across a range of areas including the environment, labor and human ri…
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Innospec Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Innospec founded?

    Innospec was founded in 1938.

  • Who are Innospec key executives?

    Innospec's key executives are Milton C Blackmore, Patrick S. Williams and David Landless.

  • How many employees does Innospec have?

    Innospec has 2,000 employees.

  • What is Innospec revenue?

    Latest Innospec annual revenue is $1.2 b.

  • What is Innospec revenue per employee?

    Latest Innospec revenue per employee is $596.6 k.

  • Who are Innospec competitors?

    Competitors of Innospec include Afton Chemical, Infineum and Quaker Houghton.

  • Where is Innospec headquarters?

    Innospec headquarters is located at 8310 S Valley Hwy #350, Englewood.

  • Where are Innospec offices?

    Innospec has offices in Englewood and Ellesmere Port.

  • How many offices does Innospec have?

    Innospec has 2 offices.