NL Industries, Inc. is a diversified holding company. NL conducts its component products operations through its majority-owned subsidiary, CompX International, Inc., and owns a significant interest in Kronos Worldwide, Inc., a global producer and marketer of value-added titanium dioxide pigments.
NL Industries, Inc. is primarily a holding company. NL Industries operates in the component products industry through its majority-owned subsidiary, CompX International Inc. (NYSE American: CIX). NL Industries operates in the chemicals industry through its noncontrolling interest in Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: KRO). NL Industries is based in Dallas, Texas and is a subsidiary of Valhi, Inc.