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2014-01-30 23:03:10

Actions Support Environmental Sustainability Goals to Benefit Companies and Customers Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 DuPont Packaging Graphics (DuPont) welcomes Para Print, Inc. (Para Print), a leading provider of flexographic printing plates and prepress services, as a participant in a key program to recover, reuse and recycle DuPont™ Cyrel® flexographic printing plates and related materials. The program, known as TR3, is consistent with the goal of both companies to...

2014-01-30 20:21:07

DUBLIN, January 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fvs7m3/high_temperature) has announced the addition of the "High Temperature Plastics - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fvs7m3/high_temperature ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets for High Temperature Plastics in US$...

2014-01-30 16:22:53

DUBLIN, January 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tvmp4w/amines_market_by) has announced the addition of the "Amines Market By Product Type, Geography And Applications: Forecasts to 2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tvmp4w/amines_market_by ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Amines are extensively used in a range of industries including...

2014-01-29 23:26:03

2014 Deep Research Report on "Global and China Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) Industry" and “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Terephthaloyl Chloride (TPC) Industry” are the new market research reports added to the online library of DeepResearchReports.com. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 This is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) industry in Global and China. The report provides a basic overview of...

2014-01-29 08:36:30

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE: DFT) announced today that the Company's Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.35 per common share for the first quarter of 2014. The increase is $0.10 per common share, or 40 percent, over the previous quarter's dividend, and will be paid on April 15, 2014, to all shareholders of record as of the close of business on April 4, 2014. "Our quarterly dividend has nearly tripled from the $0.12 per...

2014-01-28 16:28:27

-- Technical Program to Help Engineers Gain Better Understanding of Measurements to Determine Properties of Low-loss Materials in High-frequency Applications -- SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anritsu Company (DesignCon booth #501) announces its VectorStar(TM) Vector Network Analyzer (VNA) will be part of a workshop conducted by DuPont Circuit & Packaging Materials (DuPont) (booth #719) and Rogers Corporation (booth #720), as part of the DesignCon Technical...

2014-01-28 08:23:09

$2 Billion Expected to Occur in 2014 WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont today announced that its Board of Directors authorized a new $5 billion share repurchase program of the company's common stock. This program replaces the existing repurchase program. The company expects to repurchase $2 billion in 2014 with the remainder to be repurchased over time with no required completion date. "This $5 billion share repurchase program reflects our commitment to...

2014-01-28 08:22:49

Company Expects 2014 Operating Earnings of $4.20-$4.45 Per Share; Separately Announces Multi-Year $5 Billion Share Repurchase Program WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont (NYSE: DD) today announced fourth quarter 2013 operating earnings of $.59 per share compared to $.20 per share in the prior year. GAAP(1) earnings from continuing operations were $183 million or $.19 per share, versus $4 million or zero per share last year. Fourth quarter results reflect strong volume...

2014-01-27 16:27:52

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE: DFT) today announced the tax reporting information for the year 2013 distributions on its common and preferred shares. This release is based on the preliminary results of work on the company's tax filings and is subject to correction or adjustment when the filings are completed. However, no material change in the information reported below is expected. Shareholders are urged to consult with their...

2014-01-27 04:20:49

DUBLIN, January 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/shhrhx/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "2013 Report on the International Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Industry" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/shhrhx/global_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) "2013 Report on the International Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Industry",...


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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