Chemours Announces Fluoropolymer Price Increase

December 21, 2017

WILMINGTON, Del., Dec. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chemours Company (Chemours) (NYSE: CC), a global chemistry company with leading market positions in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, today announced a global price increase of up to 10% for its Tefzel™ ETFE fluoropolymer products and Viton™ FKM fluoroelastomer products, effective January 1, 2018 or as contracts and law allow.   

About The Chemours Company

The Chemours Company (NYSE: CC) helps create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through the power of chemistry.  Chemours is a global leader in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, providing its customers with solutions in a wide range of industries with market-defining products, application expertise and chemistry-based innovations.  Chemours ingredients are found in plastics and coatings, refrigeration and air conditioning, mining and general industrial manufacturing. 

Our flagship products include prominent brands such as Teflon™, Ti-Pure™, Krytox™, Viton™, Opteon™, Freon™ and Nafion™.  Chemours has approximately 7,000 employees and 26 manufacturing sites serving approximately 4,000 customers in North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Europe. 

Chemours is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is listed on the NYSE under the symbol CC.  For more information please visit chemours.com or follow Chemours on Twitter at @chemours.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements, within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, which involve risks and uncertainties.  Forward-looking statements provide current expectations of future events based on certain assumptions and include any statement that does not directly relate to a historical or current fact.  The words "believe," "expect," "will," "anticipate," "plan," "estimate," "anticipate," "target," "project" and similar expressions, among others, generally identify "forward-looking statements," which speak only as of the date such statements were made.  These forward-looking statements may address, among other things, the outcome or resolution of pending or future environmental liabilities, the commencement, outcome or resolution of any regulatory inquiry, investigation or proceeding, the initiation, outcome or settlement of any litigation, changes in environmental regulations in the U.S. or other jurisdictions that affect demand for or adoption of our products, anticipated future operating and financial performance, business plans and prospects, capital investments and projects, plans for dividends or share repurchases, sufficiency or longevity of intellectual property protection, cost savings targets, plans to increase profitability and growth, our ability to make acquisitions, integrate acquired businesses or assets into our operations, and achieve anticipated synergies or cost savings, and our outlook for Adjusted EBITDA and Free Cash Flow, all of which are subject to substantial risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements.  Forward-looking statements are based on certain assumptions and expectations of future events that may not be accurate or realized. These statements are not guarantees of future performance.  Forward-looking statements also involve risks and uncertainties that are beyond Chemours' control. Additionally, there may be other risks and uncertainties that Chemours is unable to identify at this time or that Chemours does not currently expect to have a material impact on its business. Factors that could cause or contribute to these differences include the risks, uncertainties and other factors discussed in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016 and Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2017.  Chemours assumes no obligation to revise or update any forward-looking statement for any reason, except as required by law.

The Chemours Company (Chemours) is a global leader in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions.

CONTACT:

MEDIA:
Cynthia Salitsky
Global Communication Leader, Fluoroproducts
+1.302.773.3283
Cynthia.salitsky@chemours.com

INVESTORS:
Alisha Bellezza
Treasurer & Director of Investor Relations
+1.302.773.2263
investor@chemours.com

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Investor Contacts

Alisha Bellezza
Treasurer and Director of Investor Relations
+1.302.773.2263

Kaitlin Hein
Investor Relations Manager
+1.302.773.2263

Lori Ursomarso
Investor Relations Specialist
+1.302.773.1062

investor@chemours.com

Media Inquiries

Alvenia Scarborough
Director, Brand and Corporate Communications
+1.302.773.4506

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