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2012-04-12 23:02:15

Fifth Ballistics Center to Develop Protective Materials that Help Keep People Safe Around the World Wilmington. DE and Hyderabad, India (PRWEB) April 12, 2012 DuPont today opened its latest ballistics testing facility at the DuPont Knowledge Center in Hyderabad, India. The state-of-the-art facility houses a ballistic testing range, a 600-ton helmet press and stab testing equipment. It is the fifth DuPont site for testing protection materials in ballistic applications. Others are located...

2012-03-09 15:00:00

Center in Mexico will facilitate local & regional innovation to address challenges in food, energy & protection. Mexico City (PRWEB) March 09, 2012 DuPont opened a new Innovation Center today in Mexico City aimed at connecting customers, strategic partners and academics with more than 9,500 DuPont scientists and engineers located in more than 150 technical centers around the world. “This Innovation Center in Mexico leverages the power of the DuPont global network, allowing...

2010-12-22 00:01:31

China Facility Latest in 2010 Global Research Expansion Wilmington, DE (Vocus) December 21, 2010 As part of the DuPont strategy to accelerate growth in developing economies, the company announced a new R&D expansion in China to focus on next-generation material developments for photovoltaics, bio-based materials, and automotive applications to meet the rapidly increasing demand for these emerging technologies in the Asia Pacific region. "Asia Pacific and other regions around the world...

2010-10-22 00:00:36

New Innovation Builds on DuPont Science to Protect People Wilmington, DE (Vocus) October 21, 2010 DuPont has launched Kevlar® XPâ“ž¢ for Hard Armor to provide extra protection and extra performance in ballistic applications. The product is initially targeted for military and police helmets, and tactical plates used in ballistic protective vests. An Advanced Combat Helmet (ACH) used by the U.S. military today can weigh almost four pounds....

2010-05-11 12:30:00

VONORE and LOUDON, Tenn., May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DuPont (NYSE: DD) is executing a rapid commercialization strategy in its Applied BioSciences business for a diverse portfolio of high-performance, renewable products that address the needs of large markets, DuPont leaders told security analysts and investors. As a result, the company has set goals for the Applied BioSciences business of $1 billion in revenue and $250 million in pretax earnings by 2015. "DuPont is uniquely...

2009-05-18 12:18:00

WILMINGTON, Del., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont (NYSE: DD) today named Barry M. Granger as vice president and general manager of Government Marketing and Government Affairs, effective July 1. Building on DuPont's 207-year history of serving the U.S. government, Granger will be responsible for accelerating business growth in the public sector -- with a focus on the U.S. economic stimulus package and other policy programs. In addition, he will continue forging the strong relationship with...

2009-03-17 10:57:00

Accelerating R&D Pipeline and Expanding Production Capacity to Fuel Growth NEW YORK, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DuPont (NYSE: DD) expects to nearly triple its annual photovoltaic sales to more than $1 billion in 2012 based on strong fundamentals for long-term revenue growth in the photovoltaic solar energy market, combined with the company's ability to deliver new technologies to the industry. "Through investments in materials, technology development and manufacturing, DuPont is...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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