WILMINGTON, Del. -- DuPont White Pigment & Mineral Products has announced a change in the business' name to DuPont Titanium Technologies, effective May 1, 2002. The new name reflects the business' variety of products and services, and potential future directions, said the unit's vice president and general manager, Jeffrey L. Keefer.

"DuPont Titanium Technologies reflects our overall business direction and is aligned with our coatings, plastics, and paper and minerals marketing efforts," Keefer said. "It's also broad enough to encompass future business initiatives."

The business operates chloride-process Ti02 plants at DeLisle, Miss.; New Johnsonville, Tenn.; Edge Moor, Del; Starke, Fla.; Altamira, Mexico; and Kuan Yin, Taiwan. Technical service centers are located in Mechelen, Belgium; Kuan Yin; Wilmington, Del.; and Shanghai, China.