NL Industries, Inc. is a holding company, which involves in components products and chemical industries. It operates through its subsidiaries: CompX International, Inc. and Kronos Worldwide, Inc. The CompX International, Inc. manufactures precision ball bearing slides, security products, and ergonomic computer support systems used in office furniture, computer-related equipment, tool storage cabinets, and refrigerators. The Kronos Worldwide, Inc. produces and markets value-added titanium dioxide pigments. The company was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.