DuPont to increase prices of Ti-Pure titanium dioxide by $250/tonne in Latin America, effective Feb 2012

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DuPont to increase prices of Ti-Pure titanium dioxide by $250/tonne in Latin America, effective Feb 2012

December 15, 2011 - 01:10
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WILMINGTON, DE, Dec. 15, 2011 (PRNewswire) -Effective Feb. 1, 2012 , DuPont Titanium Technologies announces a net price increase of $250 per metric ton (USD), or as permitted by contract, for all DuPontTMTi-Pure® titanium dioxide (TiO2) grades sold in Latin America.

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.