Kronos Worldwide to hike prices on all its Ti02 products sold in Western Europe, Eastern Europe and Turkey by €500/tonne, effective Sept. 1

CRANBURY, New Jersey , August 3, 2011 (press release) – Kronos Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: KRO) today announced a price increase for all titanium dioxide products sold in Western Europe, Eastern Europe and Turkey.

Effective September 1, 2011, or as permitted by contract, prices for all Kronos® titanium dioxide products sold in Western Europe and Turkey will be increased by a minimum of 500 Euro per metric ton (or equivalent in other currencies).

In the US dollar markets of Eastern Europe the price increase will be 700 US$ per metric ton.

This increase is in addition to the increases previously announced.

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. is a major international producer of titanium dioxide products.


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