11 May 2011 19:05 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--DuPont plans to expand its titanium dioxide (TiO2) capacity by 350,000 tonnes/year by the end of 2014, the US-based chemicals major said on Wednesday.
The expansion plan – coming amid tight TiO2 markets - includes a $550m (€380m) investment to add a 200,000 tonne/year TiO2 line at DuPont’s production site in ?xml:namespace>
Meanwhile, DuPont would work on “facility upgrades” at its TiO2 sites in the
In addition, DuPont will continue looking at other options to increase TiO2 capacity, including a possible
DuPont operates TiO2 plants at DeLisle,
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