New site will support demand for high-quality, high-performance healthcare products in China
WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 11, 2022 – DuPont (NYSE:DD) has announced the launch of liveo.dupont.cn, its new DuPont™ Liveo™ Healthcare Solutions regional website serving Greater China. The company actively has expanded its global footprint – with the new website being the latest development – to better serve customers in China and around the world.
The Liveo™ website helps customers find Chinese-language product and application information for the three markets Liveo™ serves:
DuPont also has made other recent investments in the China market. In August, DuPont announced increased production capabilities for its silicone Liveo™ Pharma Tubing by adding manufacturing capacity in eastern China. The manufacturing expansion aims to meet demand for high-purity biopharmaceutical tubing in Greater China.
“DuPont is committed to pursuing investments in healthcare capabilities to meet the needs of our many fast-growing customers, both in China and elsewhere around the world,” said DuPont Healthcare & Specialty Lubricants Global Business Director Eugenio Toccalino. “We hope to enable our customers to grow, innovate and save lives as we continue our long-term commitment to the healthcare industry.”
About DuPont™ Liveo™ Healthcare Solutions
DuPont™ Liveo™ is a globally recognized leader in technology for a broad range of innovations in medical devices, biopharmaceutical processing and pharmaceutical solutions. DuPont high-performance materials help create safer healthcare environments and protect the health of patients and healthcare providers worldwide. We help enable smarter healthcare and positive patient outcomes. More information can be found at liveo.dupont.com.
About DuPont Electronics & Industrial
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On November 2, 2021, DuPont announced it has entered definitive agreements to acquire Rogers Corporation (“Rogers”), (the “Intended Rogers Acquisition”). On January 25, 2022, Rogers shareholders approved the transaction. Closing, is expected by the end of the second quarter 2022, subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions.
On February 18, 2022, DuPont announced that it has entered into definitive agreements to divest a majority of its Mobility & Materials segment, excluding certain Advanced Solutions and Performance Resins businesses, to Celanese Corporation (“Celanese”), (the “M&M Divestiture”). Closing is expected around the end of 2022, subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions.
The Company also announced on February 18, 2022 that its Board of Directors has approved the divestiture of the Delrin® acetal homopolymer (H-POM) business. In addition to the entry into definitive agreements, the Company anticipates that the closing of the sale of Delrin® would be subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions, (the “Delrin® Business Divestiture” and together with the M&M Divestiture, the "M&M Divestitures”).
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