DuPont Expands its Performance Building Product Portfolio at 2020 NAHB International Builders’ Show

Press Release | January 22, 2020

DuPont to showcase products for all six sides of a building at IBS Booth C5837, with brands including Styrofoam™, Tyvek®, Great Stuff™ and Corian®


WILMINGTON, Del.., Jan. 21, 2020 – DuPont, a global science and innovation leader in the construction industry, returns to the NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas running Jan. 21–23, 2020, to showcase its newly expanded portfolio, including DuPont™ Styrofoam™ Brand, Tyvek® Brand products, Great Stuff™ Gaps & Cracks Insulating Foam Sealant and Corian® Solid Surfaces. Customers can now enjoy the benefits of DuPont’s comprehensive warranty for products and surfacing materials for all six sides of a building, top to bottom, inside and out. Through its newly integrated building solutions portfolio, DuPont is expanding performance possibilities for residential, commercial and multi-family structures worldwide.


“Built on a heritage of scientific innovation, our purpose is to empower the world with the essential building products and solutions to thrive.” 

Tim Lacey, Global Vice President & General Manager, DuPont Performance Building Solutions


“Built on a heritage of scientific innovation, our purpose is to empower the world with the essential building products and solutions to thrive,” said Tim Lacey, Global Vice President & General Manager, DuPont Performance Building Solutions. “To help address today’s skilled labor shortage, DuPont is focused on delivering innovative solutions to improve overall construction productivity, both on- and off-site, along with a continued focus toward product design and sustainability.”

DuPont’s building solutions product portfolio is connected by a shared commitment to help communities create, protect and beautify enduring environments for people to live, work and play, with priorities rooted in DuPont’s sustainability initiatives and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. At IBS 2020, DuPont will be showcasing innovation across these key three guiding areas of focus — productivity, resiliency and design.

Productivity: Improving the overall energy efficiency and durability of the building envelope, DuPont offers leading weatherization products that reduce construction cycle times and aid productivity, especially important in today’s skilled labor gap. Across its portfolio of building solutions including home wraps, flashing tapes, insulation and roofing products, customers will experience maximum ease when sealing around piping, exterior penetrations and modular building solutions with DuPont™ Tyvek® Building Envelope Solutions and DuPont™ FlexWrap™ EZ Flexible Flashing Tape.. Furthermore, DuPont’s Great Stuff Pro™ Dispensing Gun provides precise control and minimal waste to help manage the air, water and thermal performance of buildings and residences.

Resiliency: Delivering on the company’s mission to protecting and empowering people and the planet, DuPont is committed to helping customers build energy-efficient, resilient and durable shelters in today’s rapidly changing world. Built to withstand extreme storms, wildfires and flooding climate volatility, DuPont’s integrated solutions are built to address top resiliency issues and weatherize structures of all sizes. Through its innovative Froth-Pak™ Insulating Foam Sealant and permeable weather resistive barriers including, Tyvek® DrainVent™ Rainscreen and Tile Bond™ Roof Adhesive, DuPont is helping to manage the overall durability of residential and commercial structures to keep the entire building envelope intact and dry. 

Design: Through award-winning design innovation, DuPont takes an adaptable approach to balancing design and function, while being resource conscious and sustainability centered. Further enhancing its unrivaled product portfolio, customers can now choose from a vast selection of versatile hues, tones and colors of Corian® Quartz and Corian® Solid Surface, in addition to exploring unique multi-dimensional surfaces by Los Angeles-based designer Mario Romano of M.R. Walls, enabling architects and designers all over the world to push the boundaries of traditional design.

Many of our building solutions can be seen in action at IBS. Live onstage demos, guest speakers and panel discussions will take place each day at booth C5837. Demos and live discussions on Jan. 21-23 will explore the following topics:

  • 9:30–10:00 a.m. PST: Reduce Energy Loss in Foundations, with Walt Tomala & Jason Pecoy
  • 10:30–11:00 a.m. PST (Jan. 21 Only): Factory Friendly Solutions, with Brian Gaudio, Module, & Laura Dwyer, DuPont
  • 10:30–11:00 a.m. PST (Jan. 22 Only): Digital Fabrication: Optimizing Design & Productivity, with Mario Romano, MR Walls
  • 10:30–11:00 a.m. PST (Jan. 23 Only): Thermoforming Corian® Solid Surface, with Jeffrey Hutchins, DuPont
  • 11:30–12:30 a.m. PST: Air Sealing for Improved Energy Efficiency, with Mark LaLiberte, Walt Tomala & Jason Pecoy
  • 12:30–1:00 p.m. PST (Jan. 21 Only): Optimizing Functionality & Design, with Mark Woodman, found in Corian® section
  • 1:00–2:00 p.m. PST: Build Resilient High-Performance Walls, with Mark LaLiberte, Walt Tomala & Jason Pecoy
  • 2:30–3:00 p.m. PST (Jan. 21 Only): Rebuilding Resilient Homes, with Claudette Hanks Reichel, Ph.D., LSU
  • 2:30–3:00 p.m. PST (Jan. 22 Only): Building Resilient Homes: It’s possible and practical, with Claudette Hanks Reichel, Ph.D., LSU
  • 3:30–4:15 p.m. PST (Jan. 21 and 22 Only): Simple Flashing Tips for Improving Productivity, with Walt Tomala & Jason Pecoy
About DuPont Safety & Construction
DuPont Safety & Construction, a DowDuPont Specialty Products Division business, is a global leader in products and solutions that protect what matters – people, structures and the environment – and enables its customers to win through unique capabilities, global scale and iconic brands including Corian®, Kevlar®, Nomex® Tyvek®, Styrofoam™ Brand and Filmtec®.
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