TOR Minerals International, Inc.722 Burleson Street Corpus Christi, Texas, 78402 http://www.torminerals.com
Business Description :
TOR Minerals International, Inc. produces and sells specialty mineral products. Its specialty mineral products include flame retardant and 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, 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 that is 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 provides 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 that is used in electrical components, SMC, BMC, adhesives and sealants, roof coatings, foam insulation, and rubber mining belts. Further, it offers TIOPREM for use in high temperature resins and coatings. 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.