DuPont TiO2 products to get costlier
Delaware (US) , September 23, 2009
DuPont Titanium Technologies (DTT), has announced plans to hike the price of all DuPont(TM) Ti-Pure(R) titanium dioxide (TiO2) grades sold in Europe, Middle East, and Africa regions starting from October 1.
DuPont Titanium Technologies is the world's largest manufacturer of titanium dioxide, serving customers globally in the coatings, paper and plastics industries.
As permitted by contract, prices in the Euro markets of Western and Central Europe and North Africa regions will increase by 100 euros per tonne. This increase is in addition to the price increases announced on May 15, 2009 and July 27, 2009, said a statement from the company.
Effective from October 1 or as permitted by contract, prices in the US dollar markets of Eastern Europe, Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa regions will increase by $150 per metric tonne (USD). This increase is in addition to the price increases announced on May 15, 2009 and July 17, 2009, it added.
DuPont 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 70 countries, DuPont offers a wide range of innovative products and services for markets including agriculture and food; building and construction; communications; and transportation.
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; 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.-TradeArabia News Service