History

Highlights:

1988 Plant location selected due to raw materials availaility, deep-water ship channel, interstate highway and available trained workforce.
1991 New facility was named KRONOS Louisiana.
1992 Plant produced its first batch of TiO2. Plant capacity 80,000 mt/y.
1993 KRONOS sold half of the plant site to Tioxide and created a joint venture called Louisiana Pigment Company, LP.
1994 Plant capacity grew to 100,000 mt/y through debottlenecking and system improvement.
2000 Plant capacity grew to 120,000 mt/y through debottlenecking and system improvement.
2001 Comissioning of the slurry production unit at the Kronos facility using pigment produced at LPC.
2005 Plant became an OSHA VPP Star site.
2008 Plant capacity grew to 156,000 mt/year through debottlenecking and system improvement.