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DuPont Titanium Technologies Announces a Price Increase for all Ti-Pure® Titanium Dioxide Products Sold in Asia Pacific

Thursday, August 18, 2011

DuPont Titanium Technologies Announces a Price Increase for all Ti-Pure® Titanium Dioxide Products Sold in Asia Pacific22:00 EDT Thursday, August 18, 2011WILMINGTON, Del., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective Oct. 1, 2011, DuPont Titanium Technologies announces a net price increase of $500 (USD) per metric ton for all DuPont? Ti-Pure® titanium dioxide grades (TiO2) sold in Asia Pacific.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.8/18/11The DuPont Oval Logo, DuPont?, The miracles of science? and Ti-Pure® are registered trademarks or trademarks of DuPont or its affiliates.Contacts:Kimberlie A. Lantz- United StatesRicky Fu Ming Law- Singapore302-999-2361+65-6586-3055kimberlie.a.lantz@usa.dupont.com ricky-fu-ming.law@sgp.dupont.com SOURCE DuPont Titanium Technologies