Nerves of titanium
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...