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New DuPont™ Entira™ EP Compatibilizers are Revolutionizing the Recycling Industry

New DuPont™ Entira™ EP Compatibilizers are Revolutionizing the Recycling Industry

DuPont brings a new solution to this important challenge, with its new series of Entira™ EP copolymers. These high performance compatibilizers, based on ethylene copolymers, are able to boost the performance of recycled polyolefins to a similar level as virgin resins.

IBS Filtran Selects DuPont™ Zytel® for Daimler Transmission

IBS Filtran Selects DuPont™ Zytel® for Daimler Transmission

DuPont collaborated with IBS Filtran, a leading supplier of oil filter systems for transmission in the automotive industry, to optimize production and processing of Daimler car oil pans in nine speed automatic transmission.

Product Launches at K2016 That Are Shaping Smart Ideas

Product Launches at K2016 That Are Shaping Smart Ideas

New innovations include DPM’s latest halogen free grades, an expansion of its thermal conductive resins portfolio, a new electrically friendly polymer line, innovative rubbers for wire and cable compounders, and the company’s latest high performance polymers for injection and blow molding processes.

DuPont Automotive Captures Powertrain Innovation Award

DuPont Automotive Captures Powertrain Innovation Award

DETROIT, Nov. 12, 2015 – Honda, Delphi Automotive and DuPont Automotive captured the most innovative use of plastics award in the powertrain category at last night’s 45th Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE®) Automotive Innovation Awards Competition & Gala. The team was awarded for the development of the Delphi Multec® 3.5 Heated Tip Port Fuel Injector used on the Honda Fit and Honda City vehicles sold in Brazil to improve cold-start performance in ethanol-fueled vehicles.

Continental Uses DuPont™ Crastin® Super Fast PBT for new Contactless Position Sensor Housing

Continental Uses DuPont™ Crastin® Super Fast PBT for new Contactless Position Sensor Housing

GENEVA, Oct. 13, 2015 - Leading tyre and auto components supplier Continental Automotive has specified Crastin® Super Fast (SF) for a series of thermal covers because of its shorter cycle time and enhanced flow compared to standard PBT. The housing is used to protect a delicate sensor module controlling the engine thermal management system.

2016 DuPont Automotive WardsAuto Survey

2016 DuPont Automotive WardsAuto Survey

WILMINGTON, Del., Aug. 3, 2016 – Taking weight out of vehicles and engine efficiency programs continue to top the list of strategies for automakers as the industry looks for ways to meet 2025 CAFE (Corporate Average Fuel Economy) standards. The recent findings were part of the annual WardsAuto survey, sponsored by DuPont Automotive. The survey also showed electrification as an increasingly mentioned technology focus by the respondents.

DuPont at The Battery Show

DuPont at The Battery Show

WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 15, 2015 – DuPont will share scientific approaches that have identified opportunities to improve the energy density and performance of Li-ion batteries at the Battery Show & Conference, Sept. 15-17, Novi, Mich.

Toyota Chooses Goodyear Tires

Toyota Chooses Goodyear Tires

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota has chosen Goodyear Wrangler tires exclusively for its most off-road capable mid-size pickup—the 2016 Tacoma TRD Off-Road grade.

2015 DuPont Automotive WardsAuto Survey

2015 DuPont Automotive WardsAuto Survey

TROY, Mich., Aug. 5, 2015 – While lightweighting and engine efficiency again top the list of strategies the auto industry is using to meet 2025 CAFE (Corporate Average Fuel Economy) standards, the annual WardsAuto survey, sponsored by DuPont Automotive, shows all technologies are getting more emphasis as the mid-term review deadline looms.

Plastics in Lightweighting at Automotive Conference

Plastics in Lightweighting at Automotive Conference

TROY, Mich., Jan. 12, 2015 – 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.

DuPont Materials Named in Two SPE® Awards

DuPont Materials Named in Two SPE® Awards

TROY, Mich., Nov. 13, 2014 – DuPont materials, design and development support were featured in two automotive components honored at the 44th Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE®) Automotive Innovation Awards Competition & Gala last night in Livonia, Mich.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Yazaki Names DuPont as 2016 Green Supplier of the Year

Yazaki Names DuPont as 2016 Green Supplier of the Year

WILMINGTON, Del., June 23, 2016 – Top automotive supplier Yazaki named DuPont the Green Supplier of the Year at its annual awards ceremony Tuesday, June 7, honoring the company with the Overall Best in Class Award.

New Blow Molding Machine Installed in Meyrin

New Blow Molding Machine Installed in Meyrin

24 June, Geneva, Switzerland– Today, DuPont unveiled a new 3D Suction Blow Molding machine by ST BLOW MOULDING in its European Technical Center at Meyrin, Switzerland. This project includes the installation of a $1.1 Million 3D Suction Blow Molding machine for Hytrel® and Zytel® blow molding air ducts, as well as a rubber injection molding press and molds for Vamac® rubber sleeve and molded air ducts. Enhancing the unique lab capabilities in Meyrin reflects DuPont’s commitment to strengthening its application development know-how and provide customers with high quality services.

Interplastica 2015

Interplastica 2015

DuPont at Interplastica: Advanced materials plus global development capabilities and customer engagement fuel innovation

DuPont Introduces New Pyralux® High Temperature Flexible Circuit Material System

DuPont Introduces New Pyralux® High Temperature Flexible Circuit Material System

The Pyralux® HT 225ºC service temperature enables designers to use flexible circuits for the first time in high-temperature environments such as aerospace and automotive engines, brakes and transmissions, and downhole pumps for oil and gas drilling.

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.

80th Anniversary of Zytel®

80th Anniversary of Zytel®

GENEVA, Oct. 12, 2015 – If guitars, piano and voice shape music; and email, texts and blogs shape how we communicate; then nylon shapes ideas. Now celebrating its 80th anniversary, the breakthrough material invented by DuPont Researcher Wallace Carothers in 1935.

International Elastomer Conference

International Elastomer Conference

WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 29, 2015 – DuPont Performance Polymers underscores two new DuPont™ Vamac® ethylene acrylic elastomer (AEM) products at the International Elastomer Conference, October 12-15 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Nylon Exhibit at the University of Delaware

Nylon Exhibit at the University of Delaware

WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 24, 2015 – DuPont Performance Polymers will help support the opening of an exhibit showing the inner workings of the invention and commercialization of nylon through the notes and legacy of Joseph Labovsky, a core member of the nylon discovery team.

Zytel® in Racing Safety Device

Zytel® in Racing Safety Device

WILMINGTON, DE, Nov 15, 2011 – The new HANS Sport II head and neck support device for racing drivers uses renewably sourced DuPont™ Zytel® RS polyamide resin to deliver needed impact resistance while significantly reducing weight.

Ultra Light Transmission Gears

Ultra Light Transmission Gears

DETROIT, MI, Mar 21, 2011 – An Ultra Light Urban Vehicle project at Bradley University shows how acetal gears — specifically gears made of DuPont™ Delrin® POM — offer strength, toughness and low-friction attributes needed to take the load generated stress in drivetrain transmission systems while significantly damping noise and reducing weight inherent in metal gears.

Toyota Adopts Sorona® EP Polymer

Toyota Adopts Sorona® EP Polymer

TOKYO, JAPAN, Jul 7, 2011 – Toyota's new hybrid vehicle, "Prius α" (Prius alpha), features automotive interior parts made of DuPont™ Sorona® EP polymer, a high-performance, renewably sourced thermoplastic resin, contributing to the advanced interior design while also reducing the environmental footprint.

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.

Survey Reveals Top Technologies

Survey Reveals Top Technologies

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich, Aug. 7, 2012 – Automakers are increasing efforts to reduce vehicle weight, optimize the internal combustion engine and electrify the vehicle to meet proposed Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards (CAFE), according to results of the second 2012 WardsAuto survey sponsored by DuPont. Results were released during the Center for Automotive Research’s Management Briefing Seminar this week.

Spring element made of Delrin® 100PE

Spring element made of Delrin® 100PE

GENEVA, May 10, 2012 – Buffer-stops made of the low-emission grade DuPont™ Delrin® 100PE acetal resin cushion the impact when mechanically-adjustable steering columns, from ThyssenKrupp Presta of Eschen, Liechtenstein, reach full horizontal adjustment.

Showcasing 2K Molding Technology

Showcasing 2K Molding Technology

WILMINGTON, DE, Oct 5, 2011 – DuPont Performance Polymers (DPP) will be participating with DuPont Protection Technology, showcasing 2K molding technology using DuPont™ Viton® fluoroelastomers, and DuPont™ Vamac® ethylene acrylic elastomers. DPP also will feature a video demonstrating 2K molding technology.

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.

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.

Most Innovative Use of Plastics

Most Innovative Use of Plastics

LIVONIA, MI, Nov 10, 2011 – Ford, Fiat and Toyota walked away with innovation awards at last night’s Society of Plastics Engineers “Most Innovative Use of Plastics Awards” event for components that use two renewably sourced DuPont materials — DuPont™ Zytel® RS nylon resin and DuPont™ Sorona® EP polymer — and one component using DuPont™ Hytrel® TPC-ET thermoplastic elastomer.

Jounce bumper featured at FAKUMA, 2012

Jounce bumper featured at FAKUMA, 2012

DuPont Performance Polymers is featuring an innovative automotive jounce bumper component to show how design, materials and processing can converge to deliver added performance and lower cost.

DuPont Troy Innovation Center

DuPont Troy Innovation Center

TROY, Mich., Oct. 18, 2012 – DuPont opened its eighth Innovation Center inside its Automotive Development Center here today to provide an environment for collaboration with customers, government, academia and business partners.

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.

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.

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.

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

BMW i8 features Resonator made with Zytel® PLUS

BMW i8 features Resonator made with Zytel® PLUS

Geneva, March 2016 -- The stunning BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car features a resonator made of glass-fibre reinforced DuPont™ Zytel® PLUS 95G35 which is tuned to reduce the typical high-frequency air intake sound to a lower level, so improving driving experience.

DuPont Performance Materials at VDI Congress

DuPont Performance Materials at VDI Congress

Mannheim, Germany, 9 March 2016 – DuPont Performance Materials will be an active participant at the annual VDI Plastics in Automotive Engineering Congress in Mannheim, Germany on 9-10 March 2016.

Research Center with RWTH Aachen

Research Center with RWTH Aachen

Aachen, Germany, 26 February – DuPont Performance Materials will extend its existing partnership with the Aachen Centre for Integrative Lightweight Production (AZL) to a “Premium Partnership” and for the first time ever will co-locate its research activities on the RWTH Aachen University campus.

Zytel® HTN polymer capacity in Germany

Zytel® HTN polymer capacity in Germany

Geneva, Switzerland, Jan. 28, 2016 - DuPont Performance Materials announced today that it is investing in DuPont™ Zytel® HTN PPA polymer capacity at its Uentrop facility in Hamm, Germany. This will be the first Zytel® HTN polymer production facility in Europe.

DuPont Polymers used in SPE Award-Winning Vehicles

DuPont Polymers used in SPE Award-Winning Vehicles

DETROIT, Dec. 16, 2015 – Four different DuPont polymers were featured in vehicle components that earned 2016 Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE®) Automotive Innovation Awards.

DuPont Leaders Tout Biopolymers and Technology for Improved Sustainability

DuPont Leaders Tout Biopolymers and Technology for Improved Sustainability

WILMINGTON, Del., Dec. 7, 2015 – DuPont bio-based, engineering grade polymers have been used in many components that have earned innovation and sustainability awards, including this radiator end tank.

DuPont Received Global Supplier Award 2015 from MAHLE Filtration and Engine Peripherals

DuPont Received Global Supplier Award 2015 from MAHLE Filtration and Engine Peripherals

DuPont Performance Polymers received the 2015 Overall Performance Award from MAHLE business unit Filtration and Engine Peripherals in recognition of quality and supply chain excellence and zero recorded incidents in MAHLE global supply chains.

Daimler AG Replaces Metal with DuPont™ Zytel® Polyamide in Engine Brackets

Daimler AG Replaces Metal with DuPont™ Zytel® Polyamide in Engine Brackets

GENEVA, Oct. 13, 2015 – At Fakuma 2015, DuPont Performance Polymers (DPP) showed how close its advanced anisotropic CAE modelling capabilities can predict the performance of automotive parts with a series of engine brackets made of DuPont™ Zytel® polyamide resin. The structural engine brackets or mounts, which stabilize and align the engine, were developed in close collaboration with ElringKlinger and Daimler AG on an accelerated timeline, enabling a shorter development cycle compared to standard die-cast aluminium and reduced cost.

DuPont Performance Polymer Advisor Tool Saves Time, Reduces Risk

DuPont Performance Polymer Advisor Tool Saves Time, Reduces Risk

WILMINGTON, Del., July 1, 2015 – A new online Polymer Advisor tool developed by DuPont Performance Polymers can help plastics professionals narrow the choice of which high-performance thermoplastic family to consider when designing a new component or system.

DuPont Increases Glass Reinforced Zytel® Nylon Capacity

DuPont Increases Glass Reinforced Zytel® Nylon Capacity

GENEVA, June 15, 2015 – DuPont Performance Polymers has increased production capacity of DuPont™ Zytel® PA 66 and PA 6 at its Uentrop facility in Hamm, Germany by 20 percent to meet growing demand primarily in the global automotive industry.

DuPont Performance Polymers Adds New Processing Facilities to Asia-Pacific Assets

DuPont Performance Polymers Adds New Processing Facilities to Asia-Pacific Assets

SHANGHAI, China, July 9, 2015 – DuPont Performance Polymers recently installed a 3D Suction blow-molding machine and a 450-ton injection molding machine in Asia-Pacific to strengthen its application development capabilities in the region.

DuPont Performance Polymers at Chinaplas 2015

DuPont Performance Polymers at Chinaplas 2015

Visit DuPont at booth 11.2 in Chemicals & Raw Materials Halls at the China Import & Export Fair Complex, Pazhou, Guangzhou, PR China from May 20 – 23 to discover the breadth of our product portfolio and latest innovations.

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

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

TROY, Mich., Jan. 9, 2015 – 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.

Zytel Brings Innovation to Auto Coolant Pipes

Zytel Brings Innovation to Auto Coolant Pipes

GENEVA, Oct. 14, 2014 – Two leading automotive fluid circulation specialists have chosen DuPont™ Zytel® polyamide resins for rigid and flexible coolant pipes to achieve long-term resistance to aggressive water/glycol and road salts –to temperatures from -40°C to +125°C – while delivering processing efficiencies and weight saving.

DuPont Packaging and Industrial Polymers Capacity Increase

DuPont Packaging and Industrial Polymers Capacity Increase

DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers announced its intent to continue to increase production capacity of its ethylene copolymers assets at its Texas manufacturing facilities to meet growing market demand.

Henry Bryndza Receives Earle B. Barnes Leadership Award

Henry Bryndza Receives Earle B. Barnes Leadership Award

DuPont Technology Leader Recognized for Leadership in Chemical Research and Sustainability

DuPont Protection Technologies Reaffirms Commitment to Defend Aggressively Against Trademark Infringement and Counterfeiting

DuPont Protection Technologies Reaffirms Commitment to Defend Aggressively Against Trademark Infringement and Counterfeiting

DuPont Protection Technologies (DuPont), today reaffirmed its global efforts to defend against unauthorized and illegal use of its trademarks, especially when counterfeiters jeopardize the safety of end-users.

DuPont Materials Named in Two SPE® Automotive Innovation Awards

DuPont Materials Named in Two SPE® Automotive Innovation Awards

‘Hall of Fame’ and ‘Most Innovative Use of Plastics’ Awards Amplify DuPont’s Historic Role in Automotive Innovation

DuPont Statement: European Commission Investigation

DuPont Statement: European Commission Investigation

Thierry F.J. Vanlancker, president, DuPont Chemicals & Fluoroproducts, said the following about the European Commission’s Statement of Objections

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.

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.

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.

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.

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