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2013-09-19 20:20:40

Products Sold in North America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America and the Asia Pacific Regions WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont announced today that it will increase prices on all of its titanium dioxide (TiO(2)) products sold in North America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America and the Asia Pacific regions effective Oct. 1, 2013, or as contracts allow, as follows: -- $100 per metric ton (USD) for DuPont(TM) Ti-Pure® titanium dioxide...

2013-09-19 12:22:56

Kullman Highlights DuPont's Progress Toward Higher Growth, Higher Value WILMINGTON, Del., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Speaking at the Credit Suisse Chemical & Agriculture Science Conference, DuPont Chair and Chief Executive Officer Ellen Kullman reviewed the company's progress against its strategy to build a higher growth, higher value company. "Our strategy is clear and is working. We have created and are strengthening world leading positions in three attractive spaces -...

2013-09-19 12:22:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IEEE-USA will serve as lead engineering society for Engineers Week 2014, 16-22 February. EWeek (www.eweek.org) celebrates the key role engineers play in our quality of life, and seeks to inspire students to pursue a career in engineering. IEEE-USA is partnering with DuPont, a global science company that serves markets as diverse as agriculture, nutrition, electronics and communications, safety and protection, home and...

2013-09-19 12:21:32

Biomedical engineer brings sports impact and military ballistics expertise to Unequal team GLEN MILLS, Pa., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Unequal® Technologies, the leading provider of customized, concealed sports protection, today announced Erin Hanlon, Ph.D., as the company's new Director of Advanced Composites Lab, effective immediately. Hanlon's primary role will be to develop and implement a state-of-the-art testing facility within Unequal's lab. "Adding top experts such as...

2013-09-13 23:03:08

Transparency Market Research Published new "Crop Protection Chemicals Market – Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis and Forecast, 2011 – 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with TOC, visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/crop-protection-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 According to Transparency Market Research “Crop Protection Chemicals Market – Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends,...

2013-09-13 23:02:28

Transparency Market Research published new "Synthetic And Bio-Based Adipic Acid Market - Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth And Forecast, 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with TOC, visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/synthetic-and-bio-based-adipic-acid.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research “Synthetic and Bio-Based Adipic...

2013-09-12 23:19:10

Packaging Industry Leaders Challenged to Step Up Their Contribution to Ending Food Waste Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 DuPont Packaging Leader Yasmin Siddiqi plans to challenge packaging industry leaders to step up their contribution to ending food waste at the Food Safety Summit Resource Center during PACK EXPO, Sept. 23 at 12:30 p.m. Siddiqi’s talk is one of several DuPont activities at PACK EXPO, Las Vegas Convention Center. Every year, nearly one-third of the food...

2013-09-11 23:01:30

American Chemical Society Awards DuPont for Innovative Rynaxypyr® to Help Protect Global Food Supply Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 DuPont scientists who developed the insect control product DuPont™ Rynaxypyr® were named the newest “Heroes of Chemistry,” an award bestowed by the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific society. The recognition honored the DuPont Crop Protection team for creating Rynaxypyr® – an innovative insect...

2013-09-10 23:31:41

C8 Lawsuit Lawyers at Wright & Schulte LLC Are Already Representing Numerous West Virginia and Ohio Residents in C8 Lawsuits that Seek Compensation for Illnesses Allegedly Caused by Exposure to C8 Tainted Drinking Water Associated with DuPont’s Washington Works Facility in Parkersburg, West Virginia. They Will Meet with Residents This September to Discuss Their Legal Options and Filing a C8 Lawsuit. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 The 3C8 lawsuit lawyers at Wright &...

2013-09-10 08:35:09

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE: DFT) announced today that its Board of Directors and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee have decided, as part of its succession planning process, to expand and strengthen its senior management team. The company has initiated a search process to hire a President, who initially will focus on corporate strategy, acquisitions and other aspects of business development. (Logo:...


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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