Titanium and Titanium Dioxide TradingDuPont Titanium Technologies Announces a Price Increase for Titanium Dioxide Grades in North America
WILMINGTON, Del., June 1, 2006 -- DuPont Titanium Technologies today announced a price increase for all DuPont titanium dioxide (TiO2) grades sold in North America.
This increase 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.
More Titanium Trading NewsTitanium makers are also seeing increased demand from plane manufacturers and military use. RTI International Metals®, headquartered in Niles, Ohio, is one of the world‚s largest producers of titanium. Through its various subsidiaries, RTI manufactures and distributes titanium among other products. The company has recently announced major projects that will increase its titanium production.