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Plastics from DuPont

DuPont offers the Plastics Industry a unique combination of material science, world class production, innovative design and hands-on industry support.

We drive market innovations through our strong heritage in polymer science, and are dedicated to solving real customer problems.

Today you need more from your suppliers than just materials. You need a resource that can carry a project from concept to commercialization. DuPont can be that partner. We offer you properties and benefits that are important to giving your products that extra competitive edge.

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  • 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 Polymer Advisor Tool Saves Time, Reduces Risk

  • 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 Polymers in New Tankless Water Heaters Help Homeowners Meet New Regulations

    WILMINGTON, Del., June 11, 2015 – Seisco International is introducing the next generation Supercharger tankless water heater unit, which uses DuPont engineering polymers in several components.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 .

  • DuPont Thermoplastic Elastomer Helps Keep Marine Devices Afloat

    GENEVA, Dec. 4, 2014 – DuPont Performance Polymers and Ireland-based Technology from Ideas (TFI) collaborated to develop a novel way to allow moored devices to move with the sea, which dramatically reduces peak loads up to 70 percent and improves durability of mooring lines that tether and protect high-value marine devices, such as wave energy devices and fish farms.

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  • DuPont Names Hanck to Lead DuPont Performance Polymers in Asia Pacific

    SHANGHAI, June 18, 2015 – Philippe Hanck has been named business director of DuPont Performance Polymers in Asia Pacific. In this role, he will lead the company’s efforts to strengthen its position as the leading supplier of performance polymers in automotive, consumer electronics and other diversified industries.

  • DuPont, Plastics News Survey Finds What Keeps the Plastics Industry up at Night

    WILMINGTON, Del., March 23, 2015 – As the tri-annual NPE opens today in Orlando, Fla, many of the 60,000 who registered are dealing with issues like the environment and sustainability, global competition and unstable oil prices, according to a survey of nearly 800 plastics industry professionals.

  • DuPont Performance Polymers Increases Production of Zytel® HTN PPA

    WILMINGTON, Del., March 19, 2015 – DuPont Performance Polymers announces increased production of fast-growing DuPont™ Zytel® HTN PPA to meet growing global marked demand.

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