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    TOR Minerals International Inc. (TORM)

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    TOR Minerals International Inc.
    722 Burleson Street
    Corpus Christi, TX 78402
    United States - Map
    Phone: 361-883-5591
    Fax: 361-882-1033
    Website: http://www.torminerals.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Basic Materials
    Industry:Specialty Chemicals
    Full Time Employees:176

    Business Summary 

    TOR Minerals International, Inc. produces and sells specialty mineral products. Its specialty mineral products include flame retardant, smoke suppressant fillers, engineered fillers, and titanium dioxide (TiO2)-color hybrid pigments for use in plastics, coatings, paints, and catalysts applications, as well as in other industrial applications. The company primarily offers ALUPREM products for use in wire and cable, printed circuit boards, catalysts, high-tech polishing, and coatings and pigments; and sheet molding compound (SMC), bulk molding compound (BMC), pultrusion, and other thermoset composite applications, as well as color critical applications. It also provides HITOX, a beige colored TiO2 pigment used in a range of paints, coatings, and plastics applications, including architectural, coil backers, powder, container, wood, traffic, paper, primers, adhesive and sealants, roof coatings, and PVC; and BARTEX/BARYPREM, an extender that gives weight and body to products comprising powder coatings, rubber products, and plastics. In addition, the company offers OPTILOAD, which offers halogen-free solutions for SMC, BMC, pultrusion, resin infusion, and spray-up/hand lay-up; and HALTEX, a non-toxic, flame retardant, and smoke suppressant filler used in electrical components, SMC, BMC, adhesives and sealants, roof coatings, foam insulation, and rubber mining belts. Further, it provides TIOPREM, a series of heat stable colored TiO2 hybrid pigments used in high temperature resins and coatings; and SYNTHETIC RUTILE used as a feed stock for white TiO2 and as a component in welding rod flux. The company sells its products through a network of direct sales representatives and independent stocking distributors in the United States, as well as through distributors and agents internationally. TOR Minerals International, Inc. was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Corpus Christi, Texas.

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    Key Executives 
    Dr. Olaf Karasch , 58
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres, Director and Member of Exec. Committee
    Ms. Barbara Russell , 62
    Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Sec.
    Mr. Mark J. Schomp , 55
    Exec. VP of Sales & Marketing
    Ms. Elizabeth K. Morgan , 74
    Director of Admin. and Assistant to the Pres
    Mr. Lance K. Bruun ,
    Gen. Counsel
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 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.
    Currency in USD.
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