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    Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (KRO)

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    Kronos Worldwide, Inc.
    5430 LBJ Freeway
    Suite 1700
    Dallas, TX 75240
    United States - Map
    Phone: 972-233-1700
    Fax: 972-448-1445
    Website: http://www.kronosww.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Basic Materials
    Industry:Specialty Chemicals
    Full Time Employees:2,450

    Business Summary 

    Kronos Worldwide, Inc. produces and markets titanium dioxide pigments (TiO2) worldwide. The company produces TiO2 in two crystalline forms, rutile and anatase to impart whiteness, brightness, opacity, and durability for products, including paints, coatings, plastics, paper, fibers, and ceramics, as well as for various specialty products, such as inks, food, and cosmetics. It also provides ilmenite, a raw material used directly as a feedstock by sulfate-process TiO2 plants; iron-based chemicals, which are co-products and processed co-products of the sulfate and chloride process TiO2 pigment production used as treatment and conditioning agents for industrial effluents and municipal wastewater, as well as in the manufacture of iron pigments, cement, and agricultural products; and titanium oxychloride and titanyl sulfate that are side-stream products from the production of TiO2 under the Kronos brand name. The company’ titanium oxychloride is used in the formulation of pearlescent pigments, production of electroceramic capacitors for cell phones, and other electronic devices; and titanyl sulfate is used in pearlescent pigments, natural gas pipe, and other specialty applications. In addition, it sells and provides technical services for its products. The company sells its products through distributors and agents to paint, plastics, decorative laminate, and paper manufacturers. Kronos Worldwide, Inc. is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Kronos Worldwide, Inc. is a subsidiary of Valhi, Inc.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Kronos Worldwide, Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Dec 1, 2014 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 3; Compensation: 3.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Gregory M. Swalwell , 57
    Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
    Mr. Robert D. Graham , 58
    Exec. VP
    Mr. Klemens T. Schl , 58
    Chief Operating Officer of Global Operations
    Mr. Benjiman R. Corona , 53
    Pres of Global Sales Management
    Mr. Bobby D. O'Brien , 56
    Vice Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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