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NL Industries, Inc., through its subsidiary, CompX International Inc., operates in the component products industry in the United States and internationally. The company’s Security Products business offers mechanical and electrical cabinet locks, and other locking mechanisms, including disc tumbler locks, pin tumbler locking mechanisms, and CompX eLock and Stealthlock electronic locks for use in various applications, such as ignition systems, mailboxes, file cabinets, desk drawers, tool storage cabinets, vending and gaming machines, high security medical cabinetry, electrical circuit panels, storage compartments, and gas station security. It serves recreational transportation, postal, office and institutional furniture, cabinetry, tool storage, healthcare, gas stations, and vending equipment industries. The company’s Marine Components business manufactures and distributes original equipment and aftermarket stainless steel exhaust headers, exhaust pipes, mufflers, and other exhaust components; gauges, such as GPS speedometers and tachometers; mechanical and electronic controls and throttles; steering wheels and other billet aluminum accessories; and dash panels, LED lighting products, wire harnesses, and other accessories primarily for performance and ski/wakeboard boats. NL Industries, Inc. also offers insurance brokerage and risk management services. The company sells its component products directly to original equipment manufacturers, as well as through distributors. The company was founded in 1891 and is based in Dallas, Texas. NL Industries, Inc. is a subsidiary of Valhi, Inc.

506 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/12/14
Founded in 1891

nl industries (NL) Top Compensated Officers

Vice Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive O...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.9M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $925.6K
Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Office...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.8M
Executive Vice President and Global Tax Direc...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Vice President and Treasurer
Total Annual Compensation: $661.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

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NL Industries Inc. Suspends Regular Quarterly Dividend

NL Industries Inc. announced that its Board of Directors suspended NL's regular quarterly dividend of twelve and one-half cents ($0.125) per share on its common stock. In February 2014, NL's Board of Directors deferred consideration of a first quarter 2014 cash dividend, and no dividend was paid in the first quarter.

NL Industries Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2014

NL Industries Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net income attributable to company's stockholders of $3.8 million, or $0.08 per share compared to a net loss attributable to company's stockholders of $2.1 million, or $0.04 per share, in the first quarter of 2013. Net sales of $25.8 million, increased 20% compared to $21.4 million for the same period of 2013 primarily due to strong demand within CompX's security products business line, including new product sales for an existing government customer, increased market penetration in electronic locks and strong demand in transportation markets. The company reported loss from operations of $0.1 million compared to $2.9 million, income before income taxes of $5.0 million compared to loss before income taxes of $14.7 million a year ago.

NL Industries Inc., Annual General Meeting, May 22, 2014

NL Industries Inc., Annual General Meeting, May 22, 2014., at 10:00 Central Standard Time. Location: Three Lincoln Centre. Agenda: To elect the six director nominees to serve until the 2015 annual meeting of shareholders; to approve on an advisory basis executive officer compensation; and to transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.


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