DuPont sets price increase for titanium dioxide in North America

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DuPont sets price increase for titanium dioxide in North America

February 24, 2010 - 06:26
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WILMINGTON, DE, Feb. 24, 2010 (PRNewswire) -DuPont Titanium Technologies announced a price increase for all DuPont Ti-Pure titanium dioxide (TiO2) grades sold in North America.

Effective April 1, 2010, or as permitted by contract, prices in North America (United States and Canada) will increase by 5 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, 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.

DuPont is a science-based products and services company. Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science to work by creating sustainable solutions essential to a better, safer, healthier life for people everywhere. Operating in more than 70 countries, DuPont offers a wide range of innovative products and services for markets including agriculture and food; building and construction; communications; and transportation.

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