NL Industries, Inc.
Similar to: Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc.
NL Industries, Inc. operates as a holding company. The company conducts its component products operations through its majority-owned subsidiary, CompX International, Inc., and owns a significant interest in Kronos Worldwide, Inc., a global producer and marketer of value-added titanium dioxide pigments. CompX International 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 offers a line of precision ball bearing slides, including an integrated slide lock, for use in office furniture, computer-related equipment, tool storage cabinets, imaging equipment, file cabinets, desk drawers, automated teller machines, refrigerators, and other applications. The company's security products include cabinet locks and other locking mechanisms, such as disc tumbler locking and pin tumbler locking mechanisms. NL Industries provides its security products to various industries, including institutional furniture, banking, industrial equipment, recreational vehicles, vending, and computer. The company's ergonomic computer support systems and accessories include articulating computer keyboard support arms, central processing unit storage devices, ergonomic wrist rest aids, mouse pad supports, and computer monitor support arms. It also provides insurance brokerage and risk management services. The company was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.