About Venator

Venator is a leading global chemical company headquartered in the North East of England. Our experts create and make pigments and additives that make a difference to daily life and contribute to a more sustainable future.

Venator in the North East

Our broad and versatile portfolio of leading pigments and additives includes many well-known brand names and industry-leading products. Developed by a talented team of experts, who are committed to continuous, customer-focused innovation, our products are marketed globally to a diversified group of customers.

Our work focuses on titanium dioxide (TiO2) and performance additives. Within these areas we are a leading global producer in many of our key product lines – including TiO2, colour pigments, functional additives, timber treatment and water treatment products. Our products are used as intelligent ingredients in thousands of everyday items including coatings, plastics, cosmetics, paper, pharmaceuticals, fibres, films, inks, catalysts, concrete, building materials and in water purification. Find out more.

We’re a New York Stock Exchange listed company with our head office based on Teesside at Wynyard Park. We also have two manufacturing facilities in the North East; one in Greatham, Hartlepool, and another in Birtley, Chester-le-Street.

With so many of our employees living and working in the North East, we want to be able to make a real difference to our local communities. That’s why we’re using two of Venator’s core values, Teamwork and Innovation, to provide direct benefits and support local projects that promote this in the local area.

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Community Fund

The Venator Community Fund celebrates our values of teamwork and innovation, rewarding like-minded community organisations by funding projects across the North East of England.

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Community Fund 2021

The Community Fund supports grassroots sports clubs, Ofsted registered education providers and other community-based and not-for-profit groups. Take a look at our Community Fund 2021 Winners & Runners Up below.