KRONOS WORLDWIDE INC
Sector: Chemicals-Major Diversifd
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Kronos Worldwide, Inc. engages in the manufacture and marketing of titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigments in Europe and North America. TiO2 pigment provides whiteness, brightness, and opacity to various products, including paints, plastics, paper, fibers, food, ceramics, and cosmetics. As of December 31, 2004, the company produced approximately 40 different TiO2 grades. It also manufactures and sells iron-based chemicals, which are by-products of TiO2, as well as certain titanium chemical products (titanium oxychloride and titanyl sulfate) used in specialty applications in the formulation of pearlescent pigments, production of electroceramic capacitors for cell phones, and other electronic devices. The company primarily offers its products to paint, plastics, and paper manufacturers. Kronos also engages in the mining and sale of ilmenite ore. The company is based in Dallas, Texas. Kronos Worldwide, Inc. operates as an indirect majority owned subsidiary of Contran Corporation, as of December 31, 2004.