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DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions Addresses India’s Energy Challenges

DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions Addresses India’s Energy Challenges

DuPont advanced materials help to improve the power output, durability and return on investment of solar energy systems to address India’s energy challenges

Sorona Expands Presence in Asia

Sorona Expands Presence in Asia

DuPont Industrial Biosciences today announced at Domotex Asia/ChinaFloor the addition of two new carpet manufacturers to its growing Sorona® fiber value chain, expanding its presence in the Asia Pacific market. Jiangxi Huateng Carpet Industrial Park Co., Ltd. (CTTCC), and Weihai Shanhua Carpet Group Co., Ltd., both leaders in commercial carpet design and manufacturing, have integrated DuPont™ Sorona® renewably sourced polymer, a patented DuPont fiber technology, into their carpet offerings.

DuPont named Finalist for Plastics Industry Awards (PIA)

DuPont named Finalist for Plastics Industry Awards (PIA)

GENEVA, Aug. 28, 2014 – DuPont Performance Polymers has been announced as a finalist in the Supplier Partnership and Training and Development Programme categories for this year’s Plastics Industry Awards (PIAs).

Scania eliminates 6 kg from truck sump with Zytel®

Scania eliminates 6 kg from truck sump with Zytel®

Geneva, Switzerland, Jun 28, 2012 – The lightweight yet equally robust oil sump – the lower shell of the oil pan module - is amongst the host of innovative technical solutions incorporated by Scania in its new Euro 6 engines.

Prevathon® for Dry Bean Crops

Prevathon® for Dry Bean Crops

Prevathon® insect control is now available for foliar use on dry bean crops, including dried shelled peas and beans, to help improve crop yield and quality.

DuPont Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit against SunEdison

DuPont Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit against SunEdison

DuPont today filed a patent infringement lawsuit against SunEdison and its affiliate NVT LLC in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Afforia™ Herbicide for Resistance Management

Afforia™ Herbicide for Resistance Management

Afforia™ supports herbicide resistance management programs with two modes of action that deliver burndown and residual control of weeds in soybeans and other field crops.

WardsAuto Survey 2014

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.

FAKUMA 2014

FAKUMA 2014

DuPont at Fakuma: Application development plus collective ingenuity fuel innovation

Lightweighting-for-Fuel-Economy Trend

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.

Advanced Formulations Designed to Improve Solar Panel Performance

Advanced Formulations Designed to Improve Solar Panel Performance

DuPont™ Solamet® PV18H and PV18J photovoltaic metallization pastes offer solar cell manufacturers improved efficiency and profitability.

Inzen™ Z Herbicide-Tolerance Sorghum

Inzen™ Z Herbicide-Tolerance Sorghum

DuPont Crop Protection and Advanta US have partnered to commercialize the DuPont™ Inzen™ Z herbicide-tolerance sorghum trait. The non-GMO trait will deliver enhanced grass weed control to help improve sorghum yield and quality.

Perspective® for California

Perspective® for California

Perspective® herbicide is now available for California vegetation management needs from selective weeding to bareground tank mixes to help protect public safety and improve crew productivity.

Product Stewardship Learning Series

Product Stewardship Learning Series

A free product stewardship learning series from DuPont Crop Protection addresses best practices to increase efficiency and effectiveness of herbicide, insecticide and fungicide use.

Range and Pasture Specialists Added

Range and Pasture Specialists Added

Eight range and pasture specialists have been added to the DuPont Land Management team to help forage and cattle producers identify and implement range and pasture improvement strategies.

Label Upgrade for DuPont™ Velpar® L Herbicide

Label Upgrade for DuPont™ Velpar® L Herbicide

Allows more pasture grazing & harvest options. Producers can now graze Bermuda Grass and Bahiagrass Pastures immediately after a weed-control application.

DuPont Announces Millionth Vest Made with DuPont™ Kevlar® XP™

DuPont Announces Millionth Vest Made with DuPont™ Kevlar® XP™

DuPont Protection Technologies today announced that over one million bullet-resistant vests made with DuPont™ Kevlar® XP™ have been sold globally since the advanced material was launched at Eurosatory in 2008.

Interplastica 2014

Interplastica 2014

The DuPont exhibit at Interplastica 2014 reflects the roles that Plastics play in our society and how we in DuPont are enhancing our capabilities to make a difference with our customers and partners in addressing some of the largest challenges the world is facing.

DuPont Statement: Stephanie Kwolek

DuPont Statement: Stephanie Kwolek

Stephanie Kwolek left a wonderful legacy of thousands of lives saved and countless injuries prevented by products made possible by her discovery of Kevlar®.

DuPont Announces Millionth Vest Made with DuPont™ Kevlar® XP™

DuPont Announces Millionth Vest Made with DuPont™ Kevlar® XP™

DuPont Protection Technologies today announced that over one million bullet-resistant vests made with DuPont™ Kevlar® XP™ have been sold globally since the advanced material was launched at Eurosatory in 2008.

DuPont Completes 4.5 Megawatt Solar Array at Cernay, France, Features Advanced Materials

DuPont Completes 4.5 Megawatt Solar Array at Cernay, France, Features Advanced Materials

DuPont recently celebrated the completion of its largest solar power installation to date by inaugurating a 4.5 megawatt (MW) solar power plant at its facility in Cernay, France.

Bold Brand Campaign for DuPont™ Kevlar® Kicks-Off with ESPN X Games

Bold Brand Campaign for DuPont™ Kevlar® Kicks-Off with ESPN X Games

DuPont Protection Technologies announces new DuPont™ Kevlar® brand platform, Dare Bigger™, and a sponsorship of ESPN X Games through 2015.

renewable fuel standard

renewable fuel standard

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., May 13, 2014 – In a keynote speech at the 11th Annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology today, DuPont Chair and CEO Ellen Kullman called on Congress and the administration to ensure regulatory stability for the renewable fuel industry by preserving the Renewable Fuel Standard

RiboPrinter® System Capabilities Expanded

RiboPrinter® System Capabilities Expanded

WILMINGTON, DE, Oct 17, 2011 – DuPont Qualicon has added over 1,500 patterns to its RiboPrinter® microbial characterization system database, providing pharmaceutical and food companies, public health practitioners and epidemiologists with more of the information they need to identify contaminating bacteria in their production environments.

New USDA Food Safety Policy

New USDA Food Safety Policy

WILMINGTON, DE, Oct 3, 2011 – DuPont Qualicon has introduced the BAX® System STEC Suite, a trio of real-time PCR assays that enable food processors, reference labs and government labs to rapidly and reliably detect the Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) most frequently associated with severe foodborne illness in the United States.

AvidBiotics collaboration for Food Safety

AvidBiotics collaboration for Food Safety

WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 19, 2012: DuPont Nutrition & Health announced a strategic collaboration with AvidBiotics Corporation to develop novel bactericidal protein technologies.

AOAC Certification for Salmonella Detection

AOAC Certification for Salmonella Detection

WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 19, 2013 - A new test for detecting foodborne Salmonella with the DuPont™ BAX® system has been certified as Performance TestedSM method #081201 by the AOAC Research Institute. This assay uses powerful polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technology with real-time detection to deliver fast, accurate results.

Chocolate-Based Nutrition Bars

Chocolate-Based Nutrition Bars

ST. LOUIS, Sep 29, 2011 – Solae’s Sensory Science department recently shared results of their bar Key Sensory Drivers study in a poster session entitled, “Driving Growth in the Nutrition Bar Category: Sensory Characteristics and Consumer Liking for Chocolate-Based Nutrition Bars” at the 9th Annual Pangborn Sensory Science Symposium in Toronto, Canada.

Bag-in-Bottle Ensures Skincare Cosmetics Stays Pure & Effective

Bag-in-Bottle Ensures Skincare Cosmetics Stays Pure & Effective

Bag-in-Bottle System with DuPont™ Surlyn® Inner Bag Ensures Skincare Cosmetic Stays Pure and Effective

New Perforation-Resistant Film Can Save Packaging Weight

New Perforation-Resistant Film Can Save Packaging Weight

New Perforation Resistant Thermoformable Film Can Save Up to 20 Percent in Packaging Weight

Trivence™ for Resistance Management

Trivence™ for Resistance Management

DuPont™ Trivence™ herbicide uses multiple modes of action to deliver burndown control, extended residual activity against tough weeds and herbicide resistance management.

Mid-Season Crop Protection Plans

Mid-Season Crop Protection Plans

Growers surveyed at 2014 Commodity Classic value mid-season crop protection to control disease and insect damage in corn, soybeans and cererals, despite lower market prices.

Peelable Seals for Retortable PP

Peelable Seals for Retortable PP

WILMINGTON, DE, Feb 25, 2011 – A new lidding solution from DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers provides an easy and effective way to make peelable lids for retortable polypropylene (PP) packages.

BAX® System Receives FDA Equivalence

BAX® System Receives FDA Equivalence

WILMINGTON, DE, Dec 13, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has awarded test method equivalency to the BAX® Detection System from DuPont for detecting Salmonella enteritidis in eggs.

Control of Calorie Intake

Control of Calorie Intake

REIGATE, Surrey, UK, 14 August 2012 – DuPont Nutrition & Health is supporting food manufacturers in the battle against obesity with a soluble fibre and low-calorie speciality carbohydrate that can help to increase satiety and reduce food intake.

DuPont at Food Ingredients China 2013

DuPont at Food Ingredients China 2013

Discover our Complete Portfolio of Solutions at Food Ingredients China 2013 on March 26-28, Stand 1C37/1D36, Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center.

Health Ingredients Europe 2012

Health Ingredients Europe 2012

For the first time since acquiring full ownership of Solae, DuPont will showcase its broad portfolio of nutritional ingredients and solutions for food and beverage makers at HiE in Messe Frankfurt, in November.

DuPont Addresses Quality and Reliability in Photovoltaics

DuPont Addresses Quality and Reliability in Photovoltaics

DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions outlined risk mitigation strategies that system owners and financiers can adopt to increase power output, help improve their return on investment and lower the cost of solar electricity.

‘Do More With Dairy’

‘Do More With Dairy’

Paris, France, 12 July 2012 – DuPont Nutrition & Health launch the second in the series of ‘Do more with Dairy’ campaigns focused on dairy manufacturers in Europe and the Middle East by taking a fresh look at the cornerstones of the dairy industry, taste and texture.

Fruit in Delicious Frozen Suspension

Fruit in Delicious Frozen Suspension

DENMARK, Jan 2, 2012 – DuPont Nutrition & Health has created the first solution on the market to distribute fruit chunks evenly and securely in water ice and provide a first-class, thirst-quenching texture.

CECEP & DuPont Sign Cooperative Agreement

CECEP & DuPont Sign Cooperative Agreement

CECEP Solar Energy Technology Co., Ltd. and DuPont China Holdings Ltd. signed a strategic cooperative agreement regarding solar technology collaboration.

DuPont™ CooLam® Featured at Strategies in Light

DuPont™ CooLam® Featured at Strategies in Light

The CooLam® product line includes CooLam® 3D, a thermal substrate for bendable metal core printed circuit boards (MCPCBs), for which DuPont was recently awarded four U.S. patents.

Changes for Southeast Fruit and Veg

Changes for Southeast Fruit and Veg

Growers surveyed at the Southeast Fruit and Vegetable Conference say consumer demands are changing insect and disease control programs.

Breakfree® NXT: Early Weed Control

Breakfree® NXT: Early Weed Control

DuPont™ Breakfree® NXT herbicides feature enhanced formulations deliver improved early season weed control in corn.

Verimark™, Exirel™ Insect Control

Verimark™, Exirel™ Insect Control

EPA registration of Verimark™ and Exirel™ insect control provide new technology solutions from DuPont for early season insect control to help growers improve crop yield and quality.

DuPont and PCGS Collaborate to Prevent the Counterfeiting of Rare Coins

DuPont and PCGS Collaborate to Prevent the Counterfeiting of Rare Coins

By using DuPont™ Izon® 3D security holographic technology as part of a revolutionary new clearer and stronger protective coin holder design, PCGS customers can now visually validate the authenticity of PCGS-certified products.

Solamet® Helps REC Increase Solar Panel Power Performance

Solamet® Helps REC Increase Solar Panel Power Performance

DuPont™ Solamet® PV18x series photovoltaic metallization paste is helping REC, a leading global provider of solar energy solutions, to develop its most powerful solar panels to date.

Soy a High-Quality Plant Protein

Soy a High-Quality Plant Protein

ST. LOUIS, Dec 6, 2011 – The importance of protein in the human body is undeniable. However, the idea of what makes a protein a “quality protein” has not been as easy to determine. A new study from the Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry takes a closer look at the criteria for determining the quality of a protein.

Global Automotive Technology Director

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.

Prevathon® Insect Control: Cereals

Prevathon® Insect Control: Cereals

DuPont™ Prevathon® provides insect control for cereals crops to protect grain yield and quality.

DuPont Solar Materials Meet Stringent Quality Standards

DuPont Solar Materials Meet Stringent Quality Standards

Quality standards were designed to help ensure the reliable lifetime performance of Sharp solar panels by surpassing current International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) standards

New Carpet Collection at Greenbuild

New Carpet Collection at Greenbuild

DuPont™ Sorona® renewably sourced polymer is the fiber of choice for the new “What Moves You” commercial carpet collection from The Mohawk Group. The new Lees styles will be featured at the DuPont™ Sorona® Booth #1135N at Greenbuild, the leading ‘green’ design and construction exposition and conference sponsored by the U. S. Green Building Council running from Oct. 4 – 7, 2011, in Toronto, Canada.

Sorona® Oeko-Tex®-Certified

Sorona® Oeko-Tex®-Certified

DuPont Industrial Biosciences, today announced that DuPont™ Sorona® has received Oeko-Tex® Standard 100 Class 1 Certification from Oeko-Tex® and the Hohenstein Textile Testing Institute. Sorona® renewably sourced polymer is certified for use in fiber applications for textiles (apparel, home, office, and automotive interiors) and for carpet (residential, commercial and automotive including mats).

DuPont Receives BioPreferred Label

DuPont Receives BioPreferred Label

DuPont™ Sorona® renewably sourced fiber is one of the first 11 products approved to use the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) new product label on certified biobased products. The announcement was made by U.S. Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan at the biobased product meeting held here.

Expanded Carpet Offering in Europe

Expanded Carpet Offering in Europe

DuPont™ Sorona® has announced further expansion into the European market with three key carpet and rug manufacturers, including The Balta Group, a global market leader. The Balta Group is officially launching the AMAIZE® carpet collection which is made with DuPont™ Sorona® renewably sourced polymer and patented DuPont fiber technology.

New Application Advances for Apparel

New Application Advances for Apparel

DuPont Biomaterials Combines Bio-Based Technology Expertise with Strategic Customer Partnerships to Expand Sustainable, High-Performing Fabric Options

Techplast Wins EMEA DuPont™ Kevlar® Innovation Award

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. Federal Court Issues Order for Kolon to Cease Manufacture of Heracron® Aramid Fiber for 20 Years

U.S. Federal Court Issues Order for Kolon to Cease Manufacture of Heracron® Aramid Fiber for 20 Years

DuPont issued a statement after a ruling by the U.S. Federal Court in Richmond, Va., ordering Kolon Industries to stop producing and selling their Heracron® aramid fiber.

Fiber-Line Introduces New Cable Offering

Fiber-Line Introduces New Cable Offering

Protected by the durability, flexibility and lightweight strength of DuPont™ Kevlar® fibers, Fiber-Line has launched a new portfolio of cable components for broadband communications and above-ground installations.

DuPont, LION Collaborate to Better Protect Firefighters and First Responders

DuPont, LION Collaborate to Better Protect Firefighters and First Responders

DuPont and LION have collaborated on a new offering for firefighters and first responders: gear that protects, from the inside-out with the most advanced blends of DuPont™ Kevlar® filament and DuPont™ Nomex® and Kevlar® staple. LION, a global leader in protective gear for first responders, was the first company to adopt new Kevlar® products in blends with Nomex® to provide maximum protection.

DuPont Celebrates Solar Power Project in Newport

DuPont Celebrates Solar Power Project in Newport

DuPont today hosted a celebration of the startup of a 548 kilowatt, five-acre solar installation on a former Superfund landfill site in Newport, Del. The solar installation will produce enough electricity to power 60 homes in the Newport community. It will generate about 729,000 kilowatt hours of power per year.

DuPont –Chenguang sign joint agreement

DuPont –Chenguang sign joint agreement

WILMINGTON, Del. and BEIJING, Sept. 20, 2012– DuPont Performance Polymers and Chenguang Chemical Research Institute, a subsidiary owned by China National Chemical Corporation (ChemChina), announced at the ChemChina Beijing office that they have signed definitive agreements to form a 50/50 joint venture

DuPont works with Chery Automotive

DuPont works with Chery Automotive

WUHU, China, Nov. 27, 2012 – The Chery taxi featured in a DuPont mini-documentary illustrating the benefits of lightweighting, uses several DuPont advanced materials, including DuPont™ Zytel® nylon resin and DuPont™ Vamac® ethylene acrylic elastomer in components ranging from air-intake manifold and cylinder head cover to air ducts.

Vamac® Ultra HT Raises Bar

Vamac® Ultra HT Raises Bar

Nuremberg, Germany, Jul 2, 2012 – DuPont Performance Polymers introduced DuPont™ Vamac® Ultra HT ethylene acrylic elastomer (AEM) with continuous heat resistance up to 180°C, with peaks to 200°C and improved mechanical properties at the DKT 2012 German Rubber Conference in Nuremberg this week.

DuPont™ Kevlar® Next Generation of Innovations

DuPont™ Kevlar® Next Generation of Innovations

DuPont Protection Technologies Responds to Market Needs for Mult-Threat Solutions by Launching the Next Generation of Innovations with DuPont™ Kevlar®

Matte Polyimide Film Addresses Market Needs, Demonstrates Industry Innovation

Matte Polyimide Film Addresses Market Needs, Demonstrates Industry Innovation

DuPont has been awarded three new U.S. patents related to DuPont™ Kapton® black polyimide film, and DuPont™ Pyralux® black flexible circuit material, used in applications such as mobile devices, computers, automotive and military electronics.

Water Limitations, Crop Protection

Water Limitations, Crop Protection

A survey conducted at the 2013 California Association of Pest Control Advisers (CAPCA) conference reveals water limitations as a top grower concern for the 2013-2014 season.

DuPont Breaks Ground on 4.4 Megawatt Solar Power Plant in France

DuPont Breaks Ground on 4.4 Megawatt Solar Power Plant in France

This will be the largest solar installation on DuPont land to date, consistent with the company’s aim to address the growing global demand for energy.

High Efficiency Paste Materials Continue to Raise Solar Power Output

High Efficiency Paste Materials Continue to Raise Solar Power Output

Solamet® PV18A, the first product in the series, is tailored for optimal performance on mono-crystalline wafers with enhanced Lightly Doped Emitters (LDEs).

Aproach® Prima for Resistant Disease

Aproach® Prima for Resistant Disease

Aproach® Prima fungicide is now available for reliable resistant disease control and improved yield opportunities for corn, soybeans, wheat and other cereals crops.

Hurricane Sandy Clean Up and Restoration

Hurricane Sandy Clean Up and Restoration

Customer Service Representatives, (800) 931-3456, are available to answer questions or connect you with DuPont technical support personnel regarding your selection process of protective garments.

CO2 and fuel economy regulations

CO2 and fuel economy regulations

Düsseldorf, Germany, October 17, 2013 — DuPont Performance Polymers has responded rapidly to calls from the automotive industry for hose and sealing elastomers that can withstand increasingly hot and chemically aggressive engine environments – the result of trends in engine downsizing and turbo charging to reduce CO2 emissions and fuel consumption .

Zytel® Nylon Flame Retardant Resin

Zytel® Nylon Flame Retardant Resin

DÜSSELDORF, Oct. 16, 2013 – ABB, a leader in power and automation technologies, selected DuPont™ Zytel® FR nylon for direct current (DC) switch disconnecter housings because the material can stand up to extremely high instantaneous temperatures should electrical arcing occur.

DuPont and Brother Industries Collaborate to Prevent Counterfeit Printing Supplies

DuPont and Brother Industries Collaborate to Prevent Counterfeit Printing Supplies

DuPont announced that it is working with Brother Industries, Ltd. on a global initiative to help protect its laser and inkjet supplies from illegal counterfeiting.

DuPont Launches DuPont™ Nomex® XF for Aerospace Industry

DuPont Launches DuPont™ Nomex® XF for Aerospace Industry

Nomex® XF is a unique material that helps protect aluminum fuselage aircraft by providing a robust, durable and lightweight flame barrier that can help prevent outside fire from penetrating an aircraft cabin, allowing passengers additional time to escape such a hazard. It can also help prevent flame propagation so that aircraft insulation will not spread fire.

Tyvek® 2012 Dirty Work Contest Winners

Tyvek® 2012 Dirty Work Contest Winners

DuPont Protection Technologies today announced the winners of the second annual DuPont™ Tyvek® Dirty Work Contest. Jim Mathey, Cody Vandivort and Tim Grant won the online competition by best demonstrating the many ways in which workers use Tyvek® garments to help keep safe and clean on the job.

DuPont Launches Next-Generation Multi-Hazard Protection – Nomex® MHP

DuPont Launches Next-Generation Multi-Hazard Protection – Nomex® MHP

Innovative Solution Expands Nomex® into New Areas of Thermal Protection with new DuPont™ Nomex® MHP. Nomex® MHP fabrics offers inherent, multi-hazard protection that can help keep wearers safe from a variety of thermal hazards, including heat and flame, arc flash and small molten metal splashes in hazardous industrial areas. Nomex® MHP gives workers a clear choice for superior multi-hazard protection, proven comfort and market leading durability.

Sorona® Highlights Advancements at Expofil

Sorona® Highlights Advancements at Expofil

For more than 70 years, DuPont has developed leading-edge technology for the fiber and textile industry. The DuPont™ Sorona® fiber applications team continues that legacy by demonstrating the value Sorona® fiber brings to three additional apparel segments – seamless, insulation and comfort stretch fiber.

Fall Weed Control Gaining Traction

Fall Weed Control Gaining Traction

Using fall weed control to get a head start on the next season is gaining popularity according to corn, soybean and wheat growers surveyed during 2013 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois.

Add Some Spice to Commercial Design

Add Some Spice to Commercial Design

LAS VEGAS, NEV., Apr 26-28, 2011 – Homeowners with an appetite for delectable design can now enjoy five new colors of DuPont™ Zodiaq® quartz surfaces created to stimulate the senses and add a touch of spice to kitchens and bath design.

DuPont Adds Colors with Greater Recycled-Content

DuPont Adds Colors with Greater Recycled-Content

WILMINGTON, DEL., Jul 26, 2011 – DuPont adds colors with greater recycled-content to the Corian® Terra Collection. It now includes 33 colors, with five colors with at least 20 percent pre-consumer recycled content.

Fact Sheet: DuPont™ Zodiaq®

Fact Sheet: DuPont™ Zodiaq®

WILMINGTON, DEL., Apr 26, 2011 – The five delectable new colors of DuPont™ Zodiaq® quartz surfaces, Coarse Pepper, Caraway, Poppy Seed, Chicory and Sage, feature tones and textures that add a touch of spice to kitchen and bath design.

DuPont Achieves Zero Landfill Status

DuPont Achieves Zero Landfill Status

WILMINGTON, DEL., Jan 11, 2012 – DuPont has achieved zero landfill status in its Building Innovations business by reducing, reusing and recycling manufacturing byproducts and waste at manufacturing sites globally.

Add Some Spice to Commercial Design

Add Some Spice to Commercial Design

WILMINGTON, DEL., May 12, 2011 – Eight new colors of DuPont™ Corian® solid surface provide the diversity of color, attention to detail and good taste needed to please the most discerning design palettes.

Fact Sheet: DuPont™ Corian®

Fact Sheet: DuPont™ Corian®

WILMINGTON, DEL., Apr 26, 2011 – Inspired by the rich and varied hues and textures of spice, DuPont introduces eight new DuPont™ Corian® solid surface colors including Hickory Smoke, Clove, Allspice, Basil, Cilantro, Arrowroot, Blue Spice and Hazelnut.

DIRTT Modular Interior Walls

DIRTT Modular Interior Walls

WILMINGTON, DEL., June 13, 2011 – Once again at the leading edge of design, DuPont, in partnership with DIRTT Environmental Solutions, Introduce Interior Modular Walls for Commercial Spaces Using DuPont™ Corian® for Agile Interiors.

DuPont Invests to Protect More People, Processes and the Environment

DuPont Invests to Protect More People, Processes and the Environment

To expand its portfolio of high-performance protection materials and to complement existing and new DuPont™ Kevlar® technologies, DuPont has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of BAE Systems Tensylon High Performance Materials, Inc., and has purchased a minority share in Nanocomp Technologies, Inc.

Sorona® Collaborates with Cushnie et Ochs at New York Fashion Week

Sorona® Collaborates with Cushnie et Ochs at New York Fashion Week

As excitement around New York Fashion Week begins to stir, DuPont™ Sorona® fiber takes its front row seat by announcing a new design collaboration with women’s fashion brand Cushnie et Ochs, which is showcasing conceptual designs made with DuPont™ Sorona® down its runway today. The design duo used fabrics enhanced with Sorona® to create five pieces that will appeal to fashion frontrunners.

Long-Term Resistance to Biodiesel

Long-Term Resistance to Biodiesel

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, Oct 18, 2011 – The fluid transfer system supplier Hutchinson SRL, of Rivoli, Italy, has specified a DuPont™ Zytel® RS resin based on PA1010 for the production of fuel lines used with both diesel and biodiesel. The renewably sourced long-chain nylon was chosen in preference to competitive grades of PA12 on the basis of its superior temperature resistance and long-term aging performance in biodiesel.

Most Popular Car Colors in the World

Most Popular Car Colors in the World

WILMINGTON, DE, Nov 17, 2011 – White/white pearl has emerged as the fastest growing color to tie with silver as the world’s leading automotive color choices, according to the 2011 DuPont Automotive Color Popularity Report, released today.

Integrated Electronic Connector

Integrated Electronic Connector

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, Oct 18, 2011 – A new electronic connector gasket from Dana Corp. is one of the first applications to benefit from patented 2K molding technology for the production of assemblies combining DuPont™ Vamac® ethylene acrylic elastomer (AEM) with DuPont™ Zytel® nylon resin.

Teams Help PA12 Polymer Shortage

Teams Help PA12 Polymer Shortage

WILMINGTON, DE, Apr 26, 2012 – In response to the PA12 shortage resulting from the unfortunate fire at Evonik’s manufacturing site, DuPont is working with industry associations and with customers to identify alternative materials that can be used to help manufacture components in fuel and brake systems.

Plastic Helps Improve Fuel Economy

Plastic Helps Improve Fuel Economy

TROY, MI, Jan 24, 2012 – Tata Toyo’s adoption of DuPont™ Zytel® PLUS nylon resin for three hot- and cold-side charge air coolers used on four vehicles of a major Indian auto OEM across passenger car, UV (Utility Vehicle) and LCV (Light Commercial Vehicle) segment illustrates the material’s performance and the benefits of collaborating with a global materials-science company like DuPont.

Delrin® POM in Automotive Interiors

Delrin® POM in Automotive Interiors

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, GERMANY, Oct 20, 2011 – New low-emission DuPont™ Delrin® 300TE acetal resin (POM) is the first impact-modified POM from DuPont Performance Polymers (DuPont) to meet the automotive industry's demanding requirements for the use of plastics in vehicle interiors. This extends the scope of application for Delrin® acetal resins in vehicles to include plastic components in interiors.

DuPont | India Knowledge Center

DuPont | India Knowledge Center

HYDERABAD, India, Aug. 21, 2013 --DuPont Knowledge Center in Hyderabad, India, DuPont today opened an Application Development Center focused on integrating advanced material science with other scientific disciplines for the automotive industry, enabling solutions for light-weighting, engine performance, comfort and safety.

Wards Survey

Wards Survey

TROY, Mich., Aug. 7, 2013 – With automotive regulations governing fuel economy and CO2 emissions being discussed in Europe and the United States, nearly half of automotive engineers predict those regulations will strengthen, according to a WardsAuto and DuPont survey conducted in late July.

Scouting Yield-Robbing Soybean Pests

Scouting Yield-Robbing Soybean Pests

Growers can use these tips to monitor soybean fields for yield-robbing soybean pests like aphids, stink bugs and kudzu bugs that repopulate and overwinter to cause problems the next season.

DuPont and GD Solar Sign Strategic Cooperation Agreement

DuPont and GD Solar Sign Strategic Cooperation Agreement

DuPont will supply key photovoltaic materials and work with GD Solar to optimize their performance and application for high-efficiency solar cells and panels.

Greater Soybean Foliar Disease Risk

Greater Soybean Foliar Disease Risk

Will a fungicide pay for itself in increased yield by controlling soybean foliar disease? DuPont Pioneer researchers offer tips on how to decide whether a fungicide application makes sense.

Greater Soybean Foliar Disease Risk

Greater Soybean Foliar Disease Risk

Will a fungicide pay for itself in increased yield by controlling soybean foliar disease? DuPont Pioneer researchers offer tips on how to decide whether a fungicide application makes sense.

DuPont Delivers 2Q 2013 Operating EPS of $1.28

DuPont Delivers 2Q 2013 Operating EPS of $1.28

Company continues to expect its full-year 2013 operating EPS to be about $3.85.

DuPont Building Innovations and Dri-Design® Introduce Advanced Exterior Wall Panel System

DuPont Building Innovations and Dri-Design® Introduce Advanced Exterior Wall Panel System

WILMINGTON, DEL., May 16, 2012 – New Exterior Cladding Product is Engineered to Create Inspirational, Sustainable Facades

DesignPhiladelphia 2011

DesignPhiladelphia 2011

PHILADELPHIA, PA., Oct 13-23, 2011 – For the Third Year, DuPont Building Innovations Supports the Dialogues on Design Seminar Series, Showcasing Its Commitment to Philadelphia and Innovation at DesignPhiladelphia 2011

DuPont™ Corian® at DesignLove

DuPont™ Corian® at DesignLove

MIAMI, FLA., Dec 1, 2011 – Ninety-six distinct works of art made with DuPont™ Corian® solid surfaces are the focus of DesignLove, an exhibition and auction presented by progressive design company Luminaire and French design magazine Intramuros.

DuPont Building Innovations Receives Supplier Sustainability Award from McDonald’s®

DuPont Building Innovations Receives Supplier Sustainability Award from McDonald’s®

WILMINGTON, DEL., Apr 20, 2012 – DuPont Building Innovations recognized by the U.S. Restaurant Development (USRD) department of McDonald’s USA, LLC as a recipient of USRD’s first-ever Supplier Sustainability Award

Spicy, New 2011 Zodiaq® Colors

Spicy, New 2011 Zodiaq® Colors

Five New Colors Add Flavor and Flair to a Carefully Cultivated Zodiaq® Palette

New 2011 Corian® Colors Add Spice

New 2011 Corian® Colors Add Spice

Eight 2011 Colors Add a Measure of Style to the Discerning Corian® Palette

DuPont Launches Energain™ Separators for High-Performance Lithium Ion Batteries

DuPont Launches Energain™ Separators for High-Performance Lithium Ion Batteries

DuPont™ Energain™ separators siginficantly improve the safety, durability, power and energy performance in high performance lithium ion batteries, used in all types of electric vehicle, grid storage and renewable energy applications such as photovoltaic solar arrays and wind.

DuPont Adds New Energy & Electronics Capabilities to Silicon Valley Technology Center

DuPont Adds New Energy & Electronics Capabilities to Silicon Valley Technology Center

DuPont announces the expansion of capabilities within its Silicon Valley Technology Center to include new innovations in the fields of energy and electronics.

DuPont™ Sorona® Polymer and Hybrid Membrane Technology Receive Prestigious IDEA07 Award

DuPont™ Sorona® Polymer and Hybrid Membrane Technology Receive Prestigious IDEA07 Award

Two of the latest technologies from DuPont, one based on bio-based technology and the other based on nanofiber science – DuPont™ Sorona® polymer and DuPont™ Hybrid Membrane Technology (HMT) respectively – have received prestigious IDEA Achievement Awards.

Kevlar® Is Not Just About Yellow

Kevlar® Is Not Just About Yellow

DuPont Protection Technologies increases its capacity to produce specialty colored DuPont™ Kevlar® yarn.

Positive Effects of Soy Protein

Positive Effects of Soy Protein

ST. LOUIS, Nov 14, 2011 – A study published online in Hormone and Metabolic Research showed the positive effects of soy protein isolate in obesity-related conditions such as inflammation and fatty liver disease.

New Study on Soy Protein

New Study on Soy Protein

ST. LOUIS, Oct 20, 2011 – A new study published online in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that soy protein compared to dairy milk protein supplementation improves the lipid profile in healthy individuals.

Fresher Cheese at No Extra Cost

Fresher Cheese at No Extra Cost

REIGATE, UNITED KINGDOM, Mar 21, 2012 – DuPont research has created a rare opportunity for quark and other fresh cheese manufacturers to boost their capacity without increasing their milk consumption or investing in extra equipment.

Guar Alternatives

Guar Alternatives

REIGATE, UNITED KINGDOM, Mar 3, 2012 – Guar gum is widely used in various food applications such as beverage, bakery, culinary, meat and savoury, dairy and ice cream due to its low cost-in-use and good performance offered to final users. However, there has been an unprecedented surge in demand for guar, which has resulted in substantially higher prices, and food formulators are increasingly looking for alternatives.

New Insights in Lactic Acid Bacteria

New Insights in Lactic Acid Bacteria

Feb 14, 2012 – Prominent DuPont scientists have contributed to the most comprehensive handbook yet on lactic acid bacteria, the key microorganisms in probiotics and fermented foods.

Soy Protein Consumption Study

Soy Protein Consumption Study

ST. LOUIS, Sep 23, 2011 – A new study, using product provided by Solae, will be published in the November 2011 issue of Stroke that reveals some promising data on the positive effects of soy protein reducing the progression of clogged arteries in women who were within five years of menopause.

Magnetic Protein Separation

Magnetic Protein Separation

ST. LOUIS/AARHUS, Dec 19, 2011 – Solae, the world leader in soy-based ingredients, is leading a four-year €11 million research project – MagPro2Life - funded by the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union (EU) Commission. The main aim of the project is to use smart magnetic particles to extract beneficial components during the processing of food, pharma and feed.

New Vitamin K2

New Vitamin K2

Mar 29, 2012 – DuPont Nutrition & Health is poised to bring a new health opportunity to the European food industry with this week’s EU approval of a new proprietary vitamin K2 product.

New EV benefits from DuPont™ Zytel®

New EV benefits from DuPont™ Zytel®

TOKYO, Jul 19, 2012 – A recent breakthrough in electric vehicle (EV) motor technology from Japan-based SIM-Drive Corp. extends driving range 30 percent further than today’s mass-produced EV vehicles, in part due to science-powered material innovations and collaboration from DuPont.

Survey 'Collaborate to Resolve'

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.

DuPont and Airbus Sign Strategic Supply Agreement for Tedlar®

DuPont and Airbus Sign Strategic Supply Agreement for Tedlar®

DuPont™ Tedlar® polyvinyl fluoride films give aerospace product manufacturers maximum design flexibility in creating passenger areas that are attractive, easy to clean, and scuff-resistant. They are lightweight, conformable, and can be embossed and printed.

DuPont at Food Vision Summit 2013

DuPont at Food Vision Summit 2013

DuPont Nutrition & Health, a global leader in healthy, nutritious food ingredients and molecular diagnostic solutions, will participate as a leading sponsor of the industry-first Food Vision Summit, scheduled for March 20 to 22, 2013 in Cannes, France.

Cost of Packaging Sealant Solutions

Cost of Packaging Sealant Solutions

WILMINGTON, DE, Sep 27, 2011 – DuPont Packaging has launched the first in a series of online modeling tools based on its extensive suite of predictive models. The new online tool enables brand owners and packaging converters to evaluate the total cost of flexible packaging that relies on sealing solutions to help protect the contents.

Seal Layer Enables Productivity Increases

Seal Layer Enables Productivity Increases

NEU-ISENBURG, GERMANY, May 24, 2011 – Multipeel™ Flow Wrap, an innovative multilayer coextrusion film for resealable tubular bags, is the result of a two-year-long joint development project between the packaging specialists, Südpack (Ochsenhausen, Germany), and the polymer producer, DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers.

Flavor-Based Natural Chelator

Flavor-Based Natural Chelator

NEW CENTURY, USA, Feb 28, 2012 – As the effectiveness of natural food protection solutions has continued to increase in recent years, a natural metal chelator for fighting oxidation in high-lipid foods has been missing in the market. DuPont introduces GUARDIAN™ CHELOX L natural metal chelator.

DuPont and Yingli Green Energy Sign Expanded Strategic Agreement

DuPont and Yingli Green Energy Sign Expanded Strategic Agreement

A $100 million strategic agreement that includes the supply of advanced solar materials, the installation of a solar power plant and co-marketing initiatives

Taiwan-based Expansion to Boost Supply of Advanced Thermal Substrates for LED Lighting

Taiwan-based Expansion to Boost Supply of Advanced Thermal Substrates for LED Lighting

DuPont has increased production to supply DuPont™ CooLam® thermal substrate products in the fast-growing global LED lighting market.

DuPont Wins PR SABRE Award

DuPont Wins PR SABRE Award

The SABRE Awards, from PR leader The Holmes Report, are the world's largest awards competition for the public relations industry.

DuPont Celebrates Science

DuPont Celebrates Science

14 young faculty members from seven nations receive early career grants.

DuPont Packaging Graphics Sweep

DuPont Packaging Graphics Sweep

DuPont™ Cyrel® was image carrier of choice at 2012 TAPPI/AICC SuperCorrExpo Conference.

DuPont-Commissioned Report

DuPont-Commissioned Report

Science can help achieve goal of increasing non-fossil fuels energy consumption to 15% by 2020.

DuPont Commissioned Report Addresses Development of Sustainable Energy for China

DuPont Commissioned Report Addresses Development of Sustainable Energy for China

The report explains how DuPont is working with government and private-sector partners in China to help develop sustainable energy solutions.

Solamet® Boosts Power in JA Solar Cypress Panels

Solamet® Boosts Power in JA Solar Cypress Panels

JA Solar Cypress solar module is made with the most advanced DuPont™ Solamet® photovoltaic metallization paste materials.

DuPont and OCP Announce a Joint Venture on Safety and Sustainability

DuPont and OCP Announce a Joint Venture on Safety and Sustainability

DuPont and OCP announced the creation of a joint venture to provide consulting and training services to improve the safety, operational and environmental performance of companies in Morocco and other African countries.

Visit Us at AIHCe

Visit Us at AIHCe

The American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exposition (AIHce) is considered the most important event of the year among EH&S professionals. More than 5,000 industrial hygiene and safety professionals are expected to convene in Montreal, Quebec, Canada for six days of education and networking.

DuPont Announces a $400,000 Grant to Iowa State University’s Science Bound Program

DuPont Announces a $400,000 Grant to Iowa State University’s Science Bound Program

The grant will help the ISU Science Bound program to increase the number of ethnically diverse Iowa students pursuing careers in agriculture, science, technology, mathematics and engineering.

DuPont Spruance Plant Receives 2013 Environmental Excellence Gold Award

DuPont Spruance Plant Receives 2013 Environmental Excellence Gold Award

DuPont’s Spruance Plant in Richmond, Va. receives a 2013 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Gold Award for its highly-effective Environmental Sustainability Program.

Panoflex™ Herbicide Boosts Burndown Weed Control

Panoflex™ Herbicide Boosts Burndown Weed Control

New DuPont™ Panoflex™ herbicide strengthens burndown weed control when paired with glyphosate for growers seeking flexibility for rotating into wheat, barley or soybeans.

Fontelis® California Foliar Disease Control

Fontelis® California Foliar Disease Control

Fontelis® fungicide from DuPont is available for California foliar disease control in almonds, lettuce and other fruit, vegetable and tree nut crops, helping growers sustain increased production.

Aproach™ Fungicide Has EPA Registration for Plant Disease Control

Aproach™ Fungicide Has EPA Registration for Plant Disease Control

New DuPont™ Aproach™ fungicide delivers reliable plant disease control and improved yield opportunities for corn, soybean, cereals, dry bean and canola.

Three Agrow Awards in 2012 for DuPont

Three Agrow Awards in 2012 for DuPont

DuPont Crop Protection has received three Agrow Awards for innovation and agriculture excellence in its product and technology development efforts.

Basis® Blend: Post Harvest Control

Basis® Blend: Post Harvest Control

Basis® Blend herbicide from DuPont has an enhanced formulation to deliver improved, long-lasting burndown weed control post harvest.

Instigate™ for Early Weed Control in Corn

Instigate™ for Early Weed Control in Corn

New DuPont™ Instigate™ herbicide receives U.S. EPA registration for tough weed control in corn in northern and eastern Corn Belt.

DuPont Sponsors New FFVA Leaders

DuPont Sponsors New FFVA Leaders

DuPont Crop Protection has partnered with Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association (FFVA) to support emerging leaders.

DuPont Opens Ballistics Testing Facility in Hyderabad, India

DuPont Opens Ballistics Testing Facility in Hyderabad, India

DuPont opened its latest ballistics testing facility at the DuPont Knowledge Center in Hyderabad, India.

Prevathon® Adds Cotton, Corn Yields

Prevathon® Adds Cotton, Corn Yields

Data shows reducing insect damage and plant stress in corn and cotton with DuPont™ Prevathon® insect control allow growers to claim more yield potential.

DuPont™ Crop Protection Plus® Grows

DuPont™ Crop Protection Plus® Grows

The new DuPont™ Crop Protection Plus® Full Farm program helps growers better manage uncertainty.

Fontelis® Fungicide Approved

Fontelis® Fungicide Approved

New DuPont™ Fontelis® fungicide delivers a new active ingredient that gives growers the flexibility to deal with the unexpected for protection from fungal diseases and excellent crop safety.

New DuPont™ LeadOff™ Herbicide Delivers Long-Lasting Weed Control

New DuPont™ LeadOff™ Herbicide Delivers Long-Lasting Weed Control

LeadOff ™ gives growers the ability to control weeds early, react to changing weather conditions and take advantage of last-minute market opportunities.

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