KRONOS Worldwide, Inc. is a United States-based manufacturer of titanium dioxide. Its products include KRONOS Pigments for Coatings, KRONOS Pigments for Plastics, KRONOS Special Grades, Titanium Chemicals, Photocatalysts and KRONOS ecochem. It offers technical services for coatings, plastics, paper and paper laminates, and weathering, among others. Its coatings applications include industrial coatings, architectural coatings and wood protection coatings. Its plastics applications include polyolefins/masterbatches and polystyrene. Its paper applications include cardboard, paper pulp and packaging. Its man-made fiber applications include polyester and polyamide. Its other applications include concrete and other cementitious systems, health, food and beauty, and ceramic, glass and welding rods. It operates in Leverkusen, Germany; Nordenham, Germany; Varennes, Canada, and Lake Charles, United States, among others.