LEOMINSTER, MA - Kronos Worldwide has appointed Monson Companies Inc., a KODA Distribution company based in Leominster, MA, as its newest distributor and sales agent for plastics, rubber and miscellaneous markets in the Northeast Region, effective August 1, 2013.

Monson Companies' sales territory for Kronos titanium dioxide products will include Massachusetts, Maine, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire, New Jersey and New York (including the five boroughs of New York City).

Monson Companies distributes for the plastics and rubber, life sciences, paper, waste and energy, and lubricants and metalworking industries.