Testing Its Metal | January 29, 2007 Issue - Vol. 85 Issue 5 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 85 Issue 5 | p. 28
Issue Date: January 29, 2007

Testing Its Metal

To DuPont, titanium dioxide is becoming more than just white pigment
Department: Business

THE BUSINESS of making titanium dioxide to whiten paints, plastics, and paper has been relatively mature for more than a decade. That reality is spurring DuPont, the world's largest TiO2 producer, to look beyond the TiO2 molecule for growth.

Richard C. Olson, vice president and general manager of DuPont Titanium Technologies, says the new direction is a way to kick-start growth for the overall titanium business. "We have a few ways to grow," he . . .

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