DuPont Titanium Technologies Announces a Price Increase for Ti-Pure(R) Titanium Dioxide Products in the Dollar Markets of Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa

By Prne, Gaea News Network
Thursday, July 16, 2009

WILMINGTON, Delaware -

DuPont Titanium Technologies (DTT) today announced a price increase for all DuPont(TM) Ti-Pure(R) titanium dioxide (TiO2) grades sold in the U.S. dollar markets of Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa regions.

Effective Aug. 1, 2009, or as permitted by contract, prices in the U.S. dollar markets of Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa regions will increase by $150 per tonne (USD). This increase is in addition to the recently announced price increase of May 15, 2009, in the same markets.

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; Dzerzhinsk, 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.

The DuPont Oval Logo, DuPont(TM), The miracles of science(TM) and Ti-Pure(R) are registered trademarks or trademarks of DuPont or its affiliates.

Contact: Kimberlie A. Lantz +1-302-999-2361

Source: DuPont Titanium Technologies

Kimberlie A. Lantz of DuPont Titanium Technologies, +1-302-999-2361, kimberlie.a.lantz at

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