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.

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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.

Worldwide we operate 24 facilities and employ approximately 4,300 people, who serve customers in more than 110 countries.

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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Together Fund 2019

Teamwork helps create long-lasting communities and is key to shaping our future generations. That’s why Venator is supporting teamwork-focused projects across the North East of England.

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Bright Ideas Fund

Bright ideas will shape the future of our world. That’s why Venator is supporting projects that inspire learning in the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths across the North East. Our Bright Ideas Fund will open early 2020.