Tasnee was established in 1985, as the first Saudi private sector's fully owned joint stock industrial company, with the aim of advancing the economic diversification in Saudi Arabia. Driven by best business practices and the goal of achieving profitable and sustainable growth for its stakeholders and society at large, today Tasnee is one of Saudi Arabia's largest industrial companies and one of the world's largest producers of titanium dioxide.
Tasnee is strongly committed to innovation and supports products innovation through its global research and development centers.

Organizational Structure

Strategic Business Units
The Tasnee family of companies manages, operates and owns multiple businesses grouped under four Strategic Business Units (SBUs).
Petrochemicals includes:
Saudi Polyolefins Company, Saudi Ethylene and Polyethylene Company, and Saudi Acrylic Acid Company.
Titanium includes:
National Titanium Dioxide Company (Cristal), titanium dioxide, titanium-based metals, mining and pigments.
Downstream includes:
  • Metals: National Lead Smelting Company (Rasass), National Metal Manufacturing & Casting Company (Maadaniah).
  • Diversified products: Rowad National Plastic Company (Rowad), Rowad International Geosynthetics (Rowad Geo), Rowad Global Packaging Company (Rowad BOPP Films), National Batteries Company (Battariat) and Taldeen.
  • Services: National Technical Inspection and Testing Company (Fahss) TUV ME.
Metallurgy includes:
The Metallurgy SBU manages the operations of the Titanium Smelter in Jazan and Ti Sponge in Yanbu and future metallurgy projects.