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2014-03-13 16:32:36

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE: DFT) announced today that the Company's Chief Financial Officer, Jeffrey H. Foster, is scheduled to present at the Goldman Sachs TMT Leveraged Finance Conference held in New York, New York. The presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, March 19, 2014 beginning at 4:00 p.m. ET and will be broadcast live via the Company's website at www.dft.com within the Investor Relations section under Presentations and...

2014-03-12 16:30:01

WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE: DFT) today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has declared cash dividends on shares of its preferred stock for the first quarter of 2014. The following have been declared: -- The Company will pay a $0.4921875 per share dividend on the 7.875% Series A Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Stock for the period from January 16, 2014 to April 15, 2014. The dividend will be...

2014-03-12 08:33:49

Tailored, Whole-Farm Encirca(SM) Services Differentiated in Marketplace NEW YORK, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont leader Paul E. Schickler outlined growth drivers for the seed business today at the Eighteenth Annual Goldman Sachs Agribusiness Conference - highlighting opportunities in key global agricultural markets and the recent launch of the Encirca(SM) services platform for U.S. growers. "With an expected increase in population, urbanization and a rapidly emerging...

2014-03-11 23:24:32

Australia could increase its food security role in Asia, with food consumption modelled under specific scenarios to more than double by 2030 CANBERRA, Australia (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Australia could increase its food security role in Asia, with food consumption modelled under specific scenarios to more than double by 2030, according to new research from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The EIU report, commissioned by DuPont, considers scenarios for economic growth in the sector...

2014-03-11 12:22:20

Kullman Reviews DuPont's Strategic and Operating Priorities NEW YORK, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Speaking at the J. P. Morgan Investor Conference, DuPont Chair and Chief Executive Officer Ellen Kullman reviewed the company's plan to build a higher growth, higher value company for shareholders. Kullman outlined for investors DuPont's strategic and operational priorities that form the framework of its strategy. "DuPont has been executing against its plan for more than five...

2014-03-08 23:03:10

RTP Company continues to strengthen its wear and friction compounds by introducing APWA Plus™ compounds - the latest advancement in its family of wear and friction acetal (POM) compounds. Winona, MN (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 Global custom engineered thermoplastics compounder RTP Company continues to strengthen its wear and friction compounds by introducing APWA Plus™ compounds - the latest advancement in its family of wear and friction acetal (POM) compounds. RTP Company has long been a...

2014-03-06 23:32:44

Award Honors Companies’ Collaboration to Develop Energy-Saving Laundry Detergent Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 DuPont and Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) are the joint winners of the 2014 Sustainable Bio Award for Bio-Based Product Innovation of the Year. The two companies were recognized today at the 2014 World Bio Markets Conference in Amsterdam for their pioneering work to achieve the previously impossible: the cleaning power of warm-water clothes washing at...

2014-03-06 08:24:48

DUBLIN, Mar. 06, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sfsv8m/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Biaxially Oriented Polyamide (Nylon) Film (BOPA) Industry" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) 'Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Biaxially Oriented Polyamide (Nylon) Film (BOPA) Industry' is a professional and in-depth...

2014-03-04 23:03:12

When Operational in 2016, the Facility will be One of the Largest World-Class Phosphate Fertilizer Complexes Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 DuPont Sustainable Solutions is pleased to announce that MECS, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of DuPont, has been awarded the sulfuric acid technology license by the Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden) for its Waad Al Shamal Phosphate Project. MECS, Inc. will provide the sulfuric acid technology and proprietary equipment for this...

2014-03-02 23:01:58

Recently, TOGOHK.com has released its new collection of Viton gaskets; the new designs are available in different sizes, and custom designs are available. (PRWEB) March 02, 2014 TOGOHK.com, a renowned supplier of various silicone gaskets, offers the very best it can to its global clients in terms of savings and service. Recently, TOGOHK.com has released its new collection of Viton gaskets; the new designs are available in different sizes, and custom designs are available. TOGOHK.com...


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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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).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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