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Nerves of titanium

By Kasia Patel
Published: Thursday, 27 October 2016

Although positive demand is beginning to feed through to titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigments and its feedstocks, the supply landscape for the pigment will continue to shift as producers attempt to remain competitive and Chinese supply faces more stringent regulation.

Titanium dioxide (TiO2) has undergone a turbulent few decades, with the pigment mineral experiencing a particularly rocky road in the last few years. Producers have struggled to balance output in response to low demand, and the resultant consolidation in the industry – which is by no means over – has...

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