Tronox Limited history, company profile (overview) and corporate video
Tronox Limited is an integrated chemical company, headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, United States. The company mines and processes titanium ore, zircon and other materials and manufactures TiONA® and TiKON™ titanium dioxide pigment, specialty-grade CristalACTiV™ titanium dioxide products and high-purity titanium chemicals.
Tronox was established in 2006 when it was spun off from its parent company Kerr-McGee Chemical Corporation, and became an independent company. That year, it was listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
In 2008, the company’s stock was moved from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to the OTC market.
In 2009, Huntsman Corporation announced it would buy certain of Tronox’s assets, such as its factories.
In 2012, Tronox acquired Exxaro Mineral Sands and combined both entities under Tronox Limited.
In 2019, the Saudi Arabian titanium dioxide pigment manufacturer Cristal Global was acquired.
- Titanium Dioxide Pigment (Tio2);
- Mineral Sand;
- Sultrafine And Specialty Titanium Dioxide (Tio2);
- Titanium Chemicals;
- Other Products: Caustic Soda Flakes (Sodium Hydroxide 98%), Caustic Soda Liquid (Sodium Hydroxide 50%), Gypsum, Hydrochloric Acid, Iron Chlorosulfate, Iron Sulfate, Sodium Hypochlorite, Sulfuric Acid.
- Asia Pacific;
- The Middle East.
With more than 6,500 employees across six continents, Tronox Limited is considered one of the largest titanium dioxide producers in the world. According to Forbes, it is considered one of the Largest Public Companies in the World.
*Information from Forbes.com, Wikipedia.org, and www.tronox.com.
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