DuPont Titanium Technologies Announces a Price Increase for Titanium Dioxide Products in North America



    WILMINGTON, Del., June 4 /CNW/ -- DuPont Titanium Technologies today
announced a price increase for all DuPont titanium dioxide (TiO2) grades sold
in North America.
    Effective July 1, 2007, or as permitted by contract, North American
(United States and Canada) prices for DuPont coatings, plastics, specialty,
paper, and laminate titanium dioxide grades will increase by five (5) cents
per pound (US$).
    This increase is consistent with global price increase actions announced
by DuPont and is supported by market dynamics and significant increases in raw
material, energy, fuel costs, as well as reinvestment economics to meet future
customer needs. Other regional increases will be announced directly within the
local regions.
    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 plant in Uberaba, Brazil, for finishing titanium dioxide and a mine in
Starke, Fla. Technical service centers are located in Uberaba, Brazil; Mexico
City, Mexico; Mechelen, Belgium; Kuan Yin, Taiwan; Ulsan, Korea; Shanghai,
China; and Wilmington, Del., to serve the Latin American, European, Middle
Eastern, Asian and North American markets.

    DuPont (NYSE:   DD) 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.

    Contact:  Kimberlie A. Lantz

    
              302-999-2361
              kimberlie.a.lantz@usa.dupont.com

    




For further information:

For further information: Kimberlie A. Lantz of DuPont Titanium 
Technologies, +1-302-999-2361, kimberlie.a.lantz@usa.dupont.com Web Site:
http://www.titanium.dupont.com

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