Tronox to increase prices for all its TiO2 grades for North American market by US$0.15/lb., effective Jan. 1

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma , December 21, 2011 (press release) – Tronox Incorporated, on behalf of its subsidiary companies, today announced the following price increase for all TRONOX® titanium dioxide (TiO2) grades:

Effective January 1, 2012 or as contracts allow:

North America $0.15 per pound

These increases are in addition to those previously announced. Other increases may be announced locally within each region.

Headquartered in Oklahoma City , Tronox is one of the largest global producers and marketers of titanium dioxide pigment. Titanium dioxide pigment is an inorganic white pigment used in paint, coatings, plastics, paper and many other everyday products. The company's pigment plants, which are located in the United States , Australia and the Netherlands , supply high-performance products to approximately 1,000 customers in 90 countries. In addition, Tronox produces electrolytic products, including sodium chlorate, electrolytic manganese dioxide, boron trichloride, elemental boron and lithium manganese oxide.

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