OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, Aug. 22, 2011 (Press Release) -Tronox Incorporated, on behalf of its subsidiary companies, today announced the following price increases for all TRONOX titanium dioxide (TiO2) grades:
Effective October 1, 2011 or as contracts allow:
- Latin America, minimum $500 per tonne
- Europe/Middle East/Africa 500 Euros per tonne or $700 per tonne in U.S. Dollar markets.
• Asia Pacific $500 per tonne
In addition, effective September 1, 2011 or as contracts allow:
• North America $0.10 per pound on select laminate, specialty and plastic grades
These increases are in addition to those previously announced. Other increases may be announced locally within each region.
Headquartered in Oklahoma City, Tronox is one of the five largest producers and marketers of titanium dioxide pigment. Titanium dioxide pigment is an inorganic white pigment used in paint, coatings, plastics, paper and many other everyday products. The company's pigment plants, which are located in the United States, Australia and the Netherlands, supply high-performance products to approximately 1,000 customers in 90 countries. In addition, Tronox produces electrolytic products, including sodium chlorate, electrolytic manganese dioxide, boron trichloride, elemental boron and lithium manganese oxide.