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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: