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DTT to increase price for Ti-Pure TiO2 grades in

source: china textile 2009-07-24  

DuPont Titanium Technologies (DTT) announced a price increase for all DuPont Ti-Pure titanium dioxide (TiO2) grades sold in North America.

Effective Aug. 1, 2009, or as permitted by contract, prices in North America (United States and Canada) will increase by three (3) cents per pound (USD). This increase is in addition to the (2) cents per pound (USD) recently announced on May 15, 2009.

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, Florida. Technical service centers are located in Paulinia, Brazil; Mexico City, Mexico; Mechelen, Belgium; Dzerzhinsk, Russia; Kuan Yin, Taiwan; Ulsan, Korea; Shanghai, China; and Wilmington, Del., to serve the Latin American, European, Middle Eastern, Asian and North American markets.