Rockwood titanium dioxide up
Published: Thursday, 30 April 2009
US chemical group increases TiO2 pigment sales, but overall earnings & sales down
US chemical group, Rockwood Holdings Inc., increased its Q1
2009 sales in its Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) Pigment
segment by 19% to $139.0m. although earnings (adjusted EBITDA)
for this unit fell 3.2% to $21.5m.
Rockwood blamed lower volume sales and higher energy and raw
material costs for the...