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  •  Kevlar® 50th Anniversary

    DuPont™ Kevlar® Kicks off 50th Anniversary

  • Techplast Wins EMEA DuPont™ Kevlar® Innovation Award

    DuPont Protection Technologies is pleased to announce the winner of the 2012 DuPont™ Kevlar® Innovation Awards. This year’s EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) award was bestowed to Techplast, a company based in Poland, for their innovative use of Kevlar® in SAFER® ultra-light composite cylinders.

  • U.S. Department of Energy Grant to Support Next Generation Composite Materials

    DuPont issued the following comments after President Obama announced the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), led by The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, was selected by the US Department of Energy to become a national institute aimed at creating better composite materials and technologies for rapid deployment within the automotive, wind turbine and compressed gas storage industries.

  • Plastics in Lightweighting at Automotive Conference

    DuPont Global Automotive Technology Director Jeff Sternberg plans to challenge the nearly 200 attendees at a Plastics News event next week to think differently about what plastics can do and when to engage materials suppliers to make the best use of inherently lightweight plastics.

  • DPP_Plastics_Interplastica Booth

    Interplastica 2015

  • DuPont Takes Action To Revoke Novozymes’ Enzymes Production Technology Patent

    On November 14, 2014, DuPont filed a revocation action in the United Kingdom Patents Court alleging Novozymes’ European Patent No. 1 461 426, which relates to the expression of industrial enzymes in mutated Bacillus bacterial hosts, is invalid and should be revoked.

  • Announcing the 2015 DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation Judges

    2015 DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation Judges

  • DPP-CVJ-boot

    DuPont Materials Named in Two SPE® Awards

  • WardsAuto Survey 2014

    TROY, Michigan, August 6, 2014 – Ask anyone in the automotive design or engineering community what technologies they are working on to lower emissions and improve fuel economy and half the time you’ll hear “lightweighting,” according to the results of a July WardsAuto survey sponsored by DuPont.

  • Global Automotive Technology Director

    DETROIT, Mich., Jan. 9, 2014 – Jeffrey Sternberg, Ph.D., has been named DuPont global automotive technology director. In this role, he is charged to bring the breadth of DuPont advanced materials as well as renewably sourced materials and fuels to the auto industry as it continues to develop low emission, fuel efficient vehicles that are safe, affordable and fun to drive.

  • Lightweighting-for-Fuel-Economy Trend

    TROY, Mich., Dec. 11, 2013. The new Ford 3.5L and 3.7L engine manifold uses a cross-over coolant component made of DuPont™ Zytel® HTN PPA resin instead of brazed metal, shaving one pound to improve fuel economy. Behind the scenes, the running change illustrates the trend toward using high performance thermoplastic where it is essential.

  • Survey 'Collaborate to Resolve'

    DETROIT, MI, Mar 30, 2011 – More than 350 SAE members responded to the open-ended question: “What is the top challenge facing the automotive design and engineering community,” a survey commissioned by DuPont and performed by Signet Research Inc., Cliffside Park, N.J.