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

Thursday, December 15, 2011

DuPont Titanium Technologies Announces a Price Increase for Ti-Pure® Titanium Dioxide Products Sold in Europe, Middle East and Africa10:00 EST Thursday, December 15, 2011WILMINGTON, Del., Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective Feb. 1, 2012, DuPont Titanium Technologies announces a net price increase of 200 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 Feb. 1, 2012, DuPont Titanium Technologies announces a net price increase of $250 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 (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.12/15/11The 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.com SOURCE DuPont Titanium Technologies