High Performance Titanium Dioxide Introduced by DuPont Titanium Technologies

By Dupont Titanium Technologies, PRNE
Monday, December 13, 2010

DuPont Launches New Ti-Pure(R) R-796+ Titanium Dioxide Grade for the Laminates Industry

WILMINGTON, Delaware, December 14, 2010 - New DuPont(TM) Ti-Pure(R) R-796+ titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigment
maximizes process flexibility and provides superior performance across a
variety of decorative paper types and paper making chemistries. Ti-Pure(R)
R-796+ delivers a highly desirable combination of opacity, light stability,
and high brightness together with consistent quality.

"Through discussions with customers, we learned that there was a need for
a higher performance TiO2," said Guclu Turkoglu, the global segment manager
for DuPont Titanium Technologies' laminates business. "Ti-Pure(R) R-796+
delivers benefits at all levels of the laminates value chain, including
furniture and flooring consumers, who appreciate the higher quality and
durability of laminate products."

Ti-Pure(R) R-796+ is the optimum choice for both high and low pressure
decor papers and decorative foils.

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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.

DuPont (www.dupont.com) 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 90 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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    Contact:           Kimberlie A. Lantz

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

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