Tronox Limited, et al.

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Federal Trade Commission, Plaintiff, v. Tronox Limited, National Industrialization Company, National Titanium Dioxide Company Limited, and Cristal USA Inc., Defendants.
FTC Matter/File Number:

171 0085

Civil Action Number:


Enforcement Type:

Federal Injunctions

Federal Court:
District of Columbia

Case Summary

FTC Bureau of Competition Director Bruce Hoffman issued the following statement regarding the U.S. District Court ruling today that granted the FTC’s request for a preliminary injunction in the proposed merger of Tronox Limited and Cristal. The companies are top suppliers in the United States and Canada of chloride process titanium dioxide (TiO2), a white pigment used in paints, industrial coatings, plastic and paper: