The world’s second largest producer of titanium dioxide: Kronos Worldwide (KRO) (1916)

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (Kronos International Co., Ltd.) Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: KRO) was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, USA, with 2,260 full-time employees. It is a titanium dioxide (titanium dioxide, TiO 2 ) pigment producer, once the world’s largest producer of titanium dioxide pigments for paints, plastics, paper and consumer products, is now surpassed by Chemours Company , and the third is now Venator Materials .

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Kronos Worldwide (KRO):

KRONOS Worldwide, Inc. has been producing titanium dioxide (titanium dioxide) since 1916. It is headquartered in Texas, USA, has processing plants in Germany, sales offices in France and Belgium, and expanded its plants to Canada and Belgium in the 1950s.

The milestone in the development history of Connors Global was the invention of “proprietary chloride process technology”, which was successfully applied to production in the late 1970s and established the first commercial TiO 2 in the European continent. The factory uses “proprietary chloride technology”. Today, 70% of Connors’ global titanium dioxide uses chloride process technology.

Connors Global was originally owned by NL Chemicals and is currently a subsidiary of Valli Chemicals .

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