DuPont to raise titanium dioxide prices in North America

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DuPont to raise titanium dioxide prices in North America

September 01, 2010 - 16:39
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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 North America (United States and Canada).

Effective Oct. 1, 2010, or as permitted by contract, prices in North America will increase by 8 cents per pound (USD).

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, Florida. 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.