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

Monday, November 21, 2011

DuPont Titanium Technologies Announces a Price Increase for all Ti-Pure® Titanium Dioxide Products Sold in Asia Pacific21:00 EST Monday, November 21, 2011SINGAPORE, Nov. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective Jan. 1, 2012, DuPont Titanium Technologies announces a net price increase of $200 (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 (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit http://www.dupont.com.11/21/11The 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 States           Ricky Fu Ming Law - Singapore +1-302-999-2361                                             +65-6586-3055 kimberlie.a.lantz@usa.dupont.com               ricky-fu-ming.law@sgp.dupont.com     SOURCE DuPont Titanium Technologies