DuPont to raise titanium dioxide prices by $200/tonne in Latin America

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DuPont to raise titanium dioxide prices by $200/tonne in Latin America

September 01, 2010 - 02:59
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WILMINGTON, DE, Sept. 1, 2010 (PRNewswire) -DuPont Titanium Technologies announced a price increase for all DuPont Ti-Pure titanium dioxide (TiO2) grades sold in Latin America, excluding Brazil.

Effective Oct. 1, 2010, or as permitted by contract, net prices in Latin America, excluding Brazil, will increase by $200 (USD) per metric ton.

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; Ulsan, Korea; Shanghai, China; and Wilmington, Del., to serve the Latin American, European, Middle Eastern, Asian and North American markets.