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DuPont to raise titanium dioxide prices in Latin America by $100/metric ton effective Jan 1, 2011

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DuPont to raise titanium dioxide prices in Latin America by $100/metric ton effective Jan 1, 2011

December 03, 2010 - 00:14
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WILMINGTON, DE, Dec. 3, 2010 (PRNewswire) -Effective Jan. 1, 2011, DuPont Titanium Technologies announces a net price increase of $100 per metric ton (USD), or as permitted by contract, for all DuPontTMTi-Pure® titanium dioxide (TiO2) grades sold in Latin America. This increase is in addition to the $100 (USD) per metric ton announced on Nov. 5, 2010.

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.