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DuPont Titanium Technologies Announces a Price Increase for Ti-Pure® Titanium Dioxide Products Sold in Europe, Middle East and Africa

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

DuPont Titanium Technologies Announces a Price Increase for Ti-Pure® Titanium Dioxide Products Sold in Europe, Middle East and Africa10:00 EDT Wednesday, July 20, 2011WILMINGTON, Del., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective Sept. 1, 2011, DuPont Titanium Technologies announces a net price increase of 500 Euros per metric tonne, or as permitted by contract, for all DuPont? Ti-Pure® titanium dioxide (TiO2) grades for all countries in which invoicing is in Euro, namely the countries of Western and Central Europe and the North African region.In addition, effective Sept. 1, 2011, DuPont Titanium Technologies announces a net price increase of $700 per metric tonne (USD), or as permitted by contract, for all DuPont? Ti-Pure® titanium dioxide (TiO2) grades for all countries in which invoicing is in U.S. dollar, namely the countries of Eastern Europe, Middle East and the Sub-Saharan African region.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.7/20/11The DuPont Oval Logo, DuPont?, The miracles of science? and Ti-Pure® are registered trademarks or trademarks of DuPont or its affiliates.Contact:Kimberlie A. Lantz302-999-2361kimberlie.a.lantz@usa.dupont.comSOURCE DuPont Titanium Technologies