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Our Sponsors - Cristal

Our community here in Stallingborough may not be aware that we have company with such a high status in the world right on our doorstep. Therefore, we have devoted a page to highlight Cristal and the services they produce, which we often take for granted.Cristal  is the second largest titanium dioxide producer in the world, the largest producer of merchant titanium chemicals, and the leading manufacturer of specialty titanium products.Cristal  provides numerous products and services for a variety of industries around the world.   From coatings to paper and polymers to pigments, our products and services are used to improve everyday life - a brighter paint, a tighter seal, a special ink. Thousands of products in our world, from plastic bags to aerospace parts, get their start with help from Cristal.  

The Stallingborough Plant

The Stallingborough Plant is located in North East Lincolnshire, 7 miles from Grimsby on the south bank of the River Humber. The plant occupies a 160 hectare site and is the largest volume TiO2 facility in Europe. Circa 400 people are employed at the site and they support a regular contractor population from a range of local companies. Cristal take  social responsibilities to heart maintaining an open door for community dialogue and actively working to support community needs through community outreach, education, volunteerism and charitable donations.

At Stallingborough (MIC) produces titanium dioxide (TiO2), a bright white powder made from titanium ore that has the ability to pigment virtually any material. TiO2 makes possible the opacity, brightness and durability in paint formulas that have made modern paints cost efficient, easier to use and friendlier to the environment. TiO2 also gives plastics and rubber opacity and whiteness. It is used in such diverse products as printing inks, paper, cosmetics, ceramics, soaps, sunscreens, glass, leather, synthetic fibres and colours formulated for art prints.

Their commitment as a socially responsible company means that they operate facilities in a manner that protects people and the environment and preserves our world for future generations. Cristal  is committed to continuous improvement in safety, security, environmental performance, reliability and open communication.

The company does recruit locally and they can offer career opportunities in a wide range of disciplines including process operations, engineering, chemical engineering, research & development, procurement, finance, health & safety and human resources. They are committed to developing  people through ensuring that everyone understands their roles and responsibilities, by increasing individual and team competence, succession planning and career development. Coaching & mentoring, performance management and developing a learning culture is high on the agenda and  their commitment to  people processes will ensure a successful future in Stallingborough.

A link to their world wide partners website is below. Please click on banner below

 Cristal Pigment UK Limited (formally Millennium Inorganic Chemicals).