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

Aug 31, 2010, 22:00 ET from DuPont Titanium Technologies

SINGAPORE, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Titanium Technologies (NYSE: DD) announced a price increase for all DuPont™ Ti-Pure® titanium dioxide grades sold in the Asia Pacific region.

Effective Oct. 1, net prices for all titanium dioxide grades (TiO2) will increase by $150 (USD) per ton 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; Ulsan, Korea; Shanghai, China; 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- United States

Ricky Fu Ming Law- Singapore

302-999-2361

+65-6586-3055

kimberlie.a.lantz@usa.dupont.com

ricky-fu-ming.law@sgp.dupont.com

SOURCE DuPont Titanium Technologies



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