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2014-09-19 12:21:56

DUBLIN, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Nylon Yarn Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global Nylon Yarn Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global nylon yarn industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The nylon...

2014-09-17 23:07:56

Entries Showcase Breakthrough New Glove Designs Richmond, Va. (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 DuPont Protection Technologies today announced the winners of the 2014 DuPont™ Kevlar® Glove Innovation Awards in conjunction with the 2014 National Safety Council Congress & Expo in San Diego, Calif. The awards are designed to recognize innovative glove designs from DuPont™ Kevlar® licensees who are meeting evolving marketplace needs. Winning glove entries were chosen based on...

2014-09-17 08:22:59

WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont issued the following statement in response to Trian Fund Management, L.P.: Our board of directors and management team have taken firm action over several years that has delivered 220 percent total shareholder return since year-end 2008, compared to 144 percent for the S&P 500 during the same period, by aggressively deploying our leading science across the company, strengthening and fine-tuning our portfolio, and through...

2014-09-16 23:15:39

Material Concepts, Inc. launches its revamped website at http://www.MaterialConcepts.com, with an updated online catalog and new sections on Tyvek® Graphics media and Product Uses. Material Concepts is an authorized DuPont™ Tyvek® Master Distributor offering Tyvek® rolls, Tyvek® Graphics media, and Tyvek® sheets. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Material Concepts, Inc. today announces the launch of its new, revamped website at...

2014-09-16 20:22:06

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) in Tons by the following End-Use Industries: Transportation, Chemical Processing, Electrical & Electronics, and Others. The US market is separately analyzed by the following End-Use Applications: Coatings & Liners, Films, Mechanical Parts & Components, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan Europe,...

2014-09-16 08:23:07

DALLAS, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeepResearchReports.com adds 2014 Market Research Report on Global Hydrofluoric Acid Industry, published in September 2014 and spread across 179 pages, to its store. 32 global and regional companies in the hydrofluoric acid industry are profiled in this research. 2014 to 2020 forecasts are provided for hydrofluoric acid demand, production, capacity, cost, price, production value, gross margin and segment market status in this report...

2014-09-09 12:35:00

- Global Leader in Materials for Surfaces, DuPont Building Innovations' Product DuPont(TM) Corian® Solid Surfaces to Play Key Role in Enabling Embedded Wireless Charging BEAVERTON, Ore., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) today announced that DuPont Building Innovations (DuPont), HP, Acer, KDDI, and Rohm have joined the A4WP, adding both breadth and depth to the standards organization leading the development of the ecosystem for Rezence-based...

2014-09-06 23:02:08

C8 Lawsuit Claims Are Being Selected For Consideration As Cases For Bellwether Trials. Plaintiffs In The C8 Complaints Allege They Developed Illnesses Such As Kidney Cancer and Thyroid Disease After Being Exposed To C8 Contaminated Water. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 Attorneys representing clients along the Ohio River in the vicinity of the DuPont Washington Works Plant in Parkersburg W. Virginia in C8 lawsuits that allege their clients contracted illnesses including kidney...

2014-09-04 08:22:32

--Chris Hutter to leave PowerSecure for another opportunity following filing of third quarter 2014 financial statements-- WAKE FOREST, N.C., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerSecure International, Inc. (NYSE: POWR) today announced that the company's board of directors has appointed Eric Dupont as executive vice president, finance and administration, effective immediately. Chris Hutter will be leaving the company for another opportunity, but will remain chief financial officer...

2014-09-02 12:23:27

WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont has named Gregory R. Friedman as its vice president of Investor Relations, effective Sept. 1, succeeding Carl J. Lukach who has been appointed vice president, Treasury, Tax and Investor Relations for the new Performance Chemicals company. The new company is expected to be separated from DuPont by mid-2015. Friedman has served in several business and financial leadership positions since joining DuPont in 2001. He previously was...


Latest DuPont Reference Libraries

OncoMouse
2013-10-02 09:29:43

The OncoMouse or Harvard Mouse is a type of laboratory mouse that has been genetically modified utilizing modification designed by Philip Leder and Timothy A. Stewart, of Harvard University, to carry a certain gene called an activated oncogene. The activated oncogene considerably increases the mouse’s vulnerability to cancer, therefore making the mouse suitable for cancer research. The rights to the invention were owned by DuPont until recently. The USPTO found that the patent expired in...

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2010-12-03 22:35:03

Kevlar, a trademark of para-aramid synthetic fiber, is related to other aramids such as Nomex and Technora. DuPont developed Kevlar in 1965 and was first commercially used in the 1970s as a replacement for steel in racing tires. Its normal form is as a rope or a sheet of fabric that can be used as an ingredient in composite material components. Kevlar is used in bicycle tires, racing sails, and body armor due to its high tensile strength-to-weight ratio. Twaron, produced in 1978, is a...

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2010-11-19 17:31:54

Kevlar, a trademark of para-aramid synthetic fiber, is related to other aramids such as Nomex and Technora. DuPont developed Kevlar in 1965 and was first commercially used in the 1970s as a replacement for steel in racing tires. Its normal form is as a rope or a sheet of fabric that can be used as an ingredient in composite material components. Kevlar is used in bicycle tires, racing sails, and body armor due to its high tensile strength-to-weight ratio. Twaron, produced in 1978, is a...

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2010-10-11 19:45:07

Nylon, a synthetic polymer, was first produced by Wallace Carothers in 1935. It is one of the most commonly used polymers. The thermoplastic, silky material was first used in a nylon-bristled toothbrush, then women's stockings. Nylon was made of repeating units linked by amide bonds and is frequently referred to as ppolyamide (PA). There are two common methods of making nylon for fiber applications. It was the first commercially successful synthetic polymer. It was originally intended...

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