TiO2 in North America: The Road Ahead

The near-term North America titanium dioxide (TiO2) landscape will be dotted with signs of change – some anticipated, others perhaps not.

Among the ones to watch:

  • Tronox’s effort to acquire competitor Cristalappears likely to continue to face regulatory obstacles although Tronox is seeking ways to sate antitrust concerns;
  • Pricing power typically ratchets up during paint blending in the first quarter of each year and amid peak demand during the second-quarter’s spring coatings season;
  • And while chronic TiO2 supply constraints and price gains eased in latter 2018, employing further driver-assist technology and heightened development of driverless cars are likely to heighten road-paint specifications and once again stress
    TiO2 volumes.
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