TOR Minerals International Inc., Corpus Christi, TX, said it will open a branch warehouse this month in Madison, IL, near St. Louis, to house inventories of the company's HITOX titanium dioxide and BARTEX barium sulfate products. The company said it also plans to add inventories of HALTEX and ALUPREM aluminum trihydrate at the site in the future. TOR Minerals also operates a warehouse in the Los Angeles area, and plans to open a warehouse in the near future in Vancouver, British Columbia.