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2014-08-01 16:21:52

WILMINGTON, Del., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont today announced the election of Ulf M. "Mark" Schneider, President and CEO of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA to its board of directors, effective Oct. 22. "Mark leads a significant global healthcare business and brings strong operating and international experience, including valuable perspective in emerging markets," said DuPont Chair and Chief Executive Officer Ellen Kullman. "He will be a strong asset to DuPont as we continue to...

2014-07-31 23:06:08

With a rapidly growing user base in the consumer and professional market, SmarTech believes that high value-added plastic materials used by 3D printers represent a high-margin opportunity for materials companies, equipment manufacturers and others in the 3D printing supply chain. Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 According to “Plastics In 3D Printing Markets: A Ten-Year Opportunity Forecast,” a new report from the industry analysts SmarTech Markets Publishing, the market for...

2014-07-28 23:02:34

The Blowing Agents consumption market is likely to grow by 5.8% to reach 452.0 kilotons by 2019. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/blowing-agents-market-71329121.html. (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 The report, “Blowing Agents Market by Type, by Foam Type & Geography - Trends and Forecasts to 2019” defines and segments the global blowing agents market with analysis and forecasting of the global consumption volume and value. Browse more than 101 market data tables with 39...

2014-07-26 23:00:25

The Polyoxymethylene Market is estimated to reach about $3.3 billion in 2018 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.8%. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/polyoxymethylene-market-126414942.html (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 The report "Polyoxymethylene Market by Applications (Electrical & Electronics, Consumer, Industrial, Transportation, and Others) & Geography - Trends & Forecasts to 2018", defines and segments the Polyoxymethylene Market with analysis and...

2014-07-25 08:22:44

DUBLIN, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Water Soluble Polymers Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Water soluble polymers are used in dispersion, suspension (thickening and gelling), and stabilization. The major functions of water soluble polymers include binding, coagulating, film forming, flocculating, lubrication and friction reduction, rheology modification and control,...

2014-07-24 16:29:03

FEDERAL WAY, Wash., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY) today announced a technology license agreement with DuPont Pioneer that will advance seed technologies to help meet growing global demands for food, feed and fiber. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120111/AQ34535LOGO The agreement brings together agricultural and forestry know-how to sustainably improve crop productivity for corn growers around the world. Based on scientific research behind years...

2014-07-23 23:07:39

Gutterson joins Pioneer from Mendel Biotechnology DES MOINES, Iowa (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 DuPont Pioneer announced today that Neal Gutterson, Ph.D., will join the business as vice president of Agricultural Biotechnology (ABT), effective July 21, 2014. Gutterson joins Pioneer from Mendel Biotechnology where he served most recently as president, chief executive officer and board member. “Neal brings extensive biotechnology and business leadership in the seed and crop protection industry to...

2014-07-22 08:23:57

WILMINGTON, Del., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Second Quarter Highlights

2014-07-22 08:23:40

WILMINGTON, Del., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont today announced that its board of directors approved a third quarter dividend of 47 cents per share, a 4 percent increase over the 45 cents paid last quarter. This is the third increase in the past 27 months. The third quarter dividend of 47 cents per share of common stock is payable Sept. 12, 2014, to stockholders of record Aug. 15, 2014. This is the 440(th) consecutive quarterly dividend since the company's first dividend in...

2014-07-21 08:27:36

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Insecticides Market by Type [Organophosphorus Compounds, Pyrethroids, Neonicotinoidsn Methyl Carbamate, and Others], by Crop Type (Cereals & Grains, Oilseeds & Pulses, Fruits & Vegetables, and Others) & Geography - Global Trends and Forecasts to...


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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