Privacy Policy

NL Industries Web Site Privacy
NL Industries respects the privacy of visitors to this web site. We encourage you to read this privacy policy. By accessing, browsing or using this web site, you acknowledge that you have read, and understand and agree to the terms and conditions of, this privacy policy. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not access, browse or use this site.
When you visit this site, we track general data, such as your domain name (the site after the @ in your e-mail address), the name of the web page from which you entered our site, which pages you visit on our site, and how much time you spend on each page. We use this information to monitor and improve our site.
As a visitor to this site, you may choose to provide us personal information (such as your name, mailing address, telephone number or e-mail address) when you request product literature, request email notifications or register for online order placement and tracking. When you submit personal information on this site for a specific purpose, NL will use your information for that purpose only, unless you otherwise agree or as required by law. When you submit personal information on this site, you understand and agree that this information may be transferred across national boundaries, but within NL Industries and its affiliates, and may be stored and processed in another country that may not provide the same privacy protections that your country provides.
We do not send unsolicited e-mail to you or other visitors to our site. We use e-mail to respond to e-mail messages from you, to confirm product orders placed online and to engage in other communication that you have authorized or that we have determined necessary to more effectively service you and our customers.
We do not share information collected from this web site with third parties, and we do not use information collected from this web site for direct marketing purposes. However, we may use the services of third parties to collect some or all of the information submitted to or collected by this site. Unless we have your permission or disclosure is required by law, we use the personal information you provide through this web site only within NL and its affiliates.
This site may provide hyperlinks to third party web sites that may have privacy policies different from this policy. We are not responsible for the activities and practices that take place on third-party web sites. We therefore recommend that you read the privacy policy posted on any web site you may access through this web site.
Protecting the privacy of children is especially important. We do not direct our web site at, nor do we knowingly collect any personal information from, children under the age of 13.
This privacy policy is subject to change. Any changes to this policy will be posted on the site. We recommend that you review this privacy policy periodically to make sure that you are aware of our current policy. Your continued use of this site following any changes in this policy constitutes your acceptance of these changes.
If you are concerned about our use of your personal information, or would like to correct, amend or delete information that you have provided to us, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., with the subject line, "privacy."
Corporate Profile

NL Industries, Inc., through its subsidiary, CompX International, Inc., engages in the manufacture and sale of precision ball bearing slides, security products, and ergonomic computer support systems used in office furniture, computer-related, and other applications. It sells its products to original equipment manufacturers and distributors in North America and Taiwan. NL Industries was organized in 1891 and is based in Dallas, Texas. NL Industries, Inc. is a subsidiary of Valhi, Inc.

NL Industries, Inc. is a diversified holding company conducting its component products operations through its majority-owned subsidiary, CompX International, Inc. NL owns a significant interest in Kronos Worldwide, Inc., a global producer and marketer of value-added titanium dioxide pigments.