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Huntsman Announces Titanium Dioxide Price Increases in North America


Billingham, UK - The Pigments division of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) today announced that it will increase prices of all titanium dioxide pigments sold in North America by $0.05 per pound (USD) and by $0.05 per pound (CAD) effective from 1st October 2009 or as applicable contracts allow.

This price increase is in addition to all price increases previously announced in North America, including the announcements published on May 21, 2009 and July 15, 2009, both effective 1st August 2009.

About Huntsman:
Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. Its operating companies manufacture products for a variety of global industries, including chemicals, plastics, automotive, aviation, textiles, footwear, paints and coatings, construction, technology, agriculture, health care, detergent, personal care, furniture, appliances and packaging. Originally known for pioneering innovations in packaging and, later, for rapid and integrated growth in petrochemicals, Huntsman today has 12,000 employees and operates from multiple locations worldwide. The Company had 2008 revenues exceeding $10 billion. For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company’s website at


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