New Building and Material Science Innovations from DuPont Featured at 2016 International Builders Show in Las Vegas
WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 19, 2016 – In addition to introducing new weatherization solutions, DuPont Protection Solutions today launched the new DuPont™ Tyvek® brand platform, For Greater Good™ at the International Builders Show in Las Vegas, Nev.
“Tyvek® is consistently ranked as the most well-known, frequently used and trusted brand by builders,” said Lori Alzamora, global business leader – DuPont Building Envelope Systems. “Tyvek® is a critical component of the building envelope that provides protection from water and air, leading to more durable, comfortable and energy efficient buildings. The DuPont™ Tyvek® weatherization brand and For Greater Good™ are an excellent fit.”
Tyvek® is an advanced material synonymous with strength, durability and protection in extreme conditions and is used in a wide array of protective applications, including building wraps and weatherization products, medical packaging, protective apparel and cargo covers. Tyvek® building wraps and weatherization products have been used to protect millions of homes and commercial structures for nearly 40 years.
“At DuPont, we continuously strive for a better world – stronger families, safer housing, more secure food supplies, healthier and longer lives,” said Alzamora. “Tyvek® is a one-of-a-kind building material that is used to protect structures from harm. For Greater Good™ represents the promise of DuPont™ Tyvek® and will help builders and families focus on accomplishing bigger things – living in a more protected and stress-free environment and saving energy costs.”
In keeping with this brand promise, the DuPont booth will showcase new DuPont™ Tyvek® demonstration walls featuring DuPont™ Flashing Systems products and new installation details for flashing recessed windows. The combination of DuPont™ Flashing Systems products and these new flashing details offers builders a new high-performance solution for water penetration at vulnerable window corners.
DuPont Protection Solutions 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. DuPont™ Kevlar® helps protect law enforcement officers, military personnel, athletes and astronauts; DuPont™ Nomex® helps protect firefighters, industrial workers and race car drivers, as well as mass transit and wind energy systems; DuPont™ Tyvek® helps protect chemical industrial and healthcare workers, as well as sterile medical devices and buildings; and DuPont™ Corian® helps protect hospital patients against infection. For more information about DuPont Protection Solutions visit: http://www.dupont.com/corporate-functions/our-company/businesses/protection-solutions.html.
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