DuPont to raise titanium dioxide prices in Japan by Yen 40/kg, effective Feb 1, 2011

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DuPont to raise titanium dioxide prices in Japan by Yen 40/kg, effective Feb 1, 2011

January 13, 2011 - 13:37
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WILMINGTON, DE, Jan. 13, 2011 (PRNewswire) -Effective Feb. 1, 2011, DuPont Titanium Technologies announces a price increase of Yen 40 per kg for all DuPontTMTi-Pure® titanium dioxide (TiO2) grades sold in Japan.

DuPont Titanium Technologies is the world's largest manufacturer of titanium dioxide, serving customers globally in the coatings, paper and plastics industries. The company operates plants at DeLisle, Miss.; New Johnsonville, Tenn.; Edge Moor, Del.; Altamira, Mexico; and Kuan Yin, Taiwan; all of which use the chloride manufacturing process. The company also operates a mine in Starke, Fla. Technical service centers are located in Paulinia, Brazil; Mexico City, Mexico; Mechelen, Belgium; Dzerzhinskiy, Russia; Kuan Yin, Taiwan; Ichon, Korea; Shanghai, China; Hyderabad, India; and Wilmington, Del., to serve the Latin American, European, Middle Eastern, Asian and North American markets.