WILMINGTON, Del., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective Aug. 15, 2011, DuPont Titanium Technologies announces a price increase of 10 cents per pound (USD), or as permitted by contract, for all DuPont™ Ti-Pure® titanium dioxide (TiO2) sold in North America (United States and Canada) into plastics, laminates and specialty applications. This increase is in addition to any previously announced increases for North America.
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.
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