DuPont Opens New Ohio Aerospace Technology Center

New Space Designed to Foster Collaboration, Innovation and the Exploration of New Ideas and Technologies. 

WILMINGTON, Del. April 4, 2019 – DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers (DuPont) today announced the opening of its new Aerospace Technology Center at the DuPont™ Vespel® manufacturing site in Valley View, Ohio. DuPont leaders were joined at a celebration event by customers, suppliers, government officials, employees and company leadership.  

“Innovation and collaboration are the keys to meeting the rapid pace of change and growth in the aerospace industry,” said Randy Stone, President, DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers. “We are excited to welcome our customers and suppliers to this new Technology Center to help them experience firsthand how new advances in technology can help us all capitalize on new opportunities and drive industry growth.”

For over 50 years, DuPont has developed products and assemblies that serve the aerospace industry with fuel efficient, lighter weight, longer lasting and lower friction solutions. The DuPont Valley View site has advanced testing capabilities, customized labs, and a robust manufacturing operation to service our major commercial and military aircraft engine manufacturers around the world.

The new Technology Center will showcase technology advancements that support current and future aerospace designs with products for wear, friction and sealing applications. The Center will also feature unique collaborative work spaces that will enable demonstrations and technical training for current and future customers and suppliers.

“We are excited that the new Technology Center will help strengthen the state-of-the art operations at our Valley View facility,” said Jana Green, DuPont Valley View Plant Manager. “The investment we are making in our people and at our site help build pride and confidence in our commitment to safely produce composite parts for aerospace and specialty industrial applications now and in the future.”

About DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers

DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers (T&AP), a DowDuPont Specialty Products Division business, delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to the transportation, electronics, healthcare, industrial and consumer markets. T&AP partners with its customers to drive innovation by utilizing its expertise and knowledge in polymer and materials science. T&AP works with customers throughout the value chain to enable material systems solutions for demanding applications and environments. For additional information about DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers, visit www.plastics.dupont.com.

About DowDuPont Specialty Products Division

DowDuPont Specialty Products, a division of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP), is a global innovation leader with technology-based materials, ingredients and solutions that help transform industries and everyday life. Our employees apply diverse science and expertise to help customers advance their best ideas and deliver essential innovations in key markets including electronics, transportation, building and construction, health and wellness, food and worker safety. DowDuPont intends to separate the Specialty Products Division, which will be called DuPont, into an independent, publicly traded company. More information can be found at www.dow-dupont.com.