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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...

2014-07-21 08:24:08

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Seed Treatment Market by Type (Chemical & Non-Chemical), by Application (Fungicide, Insecticide, Bio-Control, and Others) and by Crop (Cereals, Oilseeds, and Others) - Global Trends, Forecasts and Technical Insights up to...

2014-07-21 08:23:50

LONDON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Blowing Agents Market by Type (HCFCs, HFCs, HCs, & Others), by Foam Type (PU, PS, Phenolic, Polyolefin, & Others) & Geography - Trends and Forecasts to 2019https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2078902/Blowing-Agents-Market-by-Type-HCFCs-HFCs-HCs--Others-by-Foam-Type-PU-PS-Phenolic-Polyolefin--Others--Geography---Trends-and-Forecasts-to-2019.html The growth in global polymer foam...

2014-07-17 23:04:28

DuPont Scientists and Engineers Honored with Highest Technical Recognition in Company Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Today, DuPont announced that seven employees have been named DuPont Fellows, the highest technical professional level in the company. This new group joins only 27 other active employees who have achieved this level of accomplishment for their outstanding technical expertise and leadership. The seven new Fellows are: Linda Ankrom, Robert DiCosimo, Ethel Jackson,...

2014-07-15 23:02:27

The PTFE market is growing at a CAGR of 5.1% and is expected to generate global revenue of $2,114.7 million by 2018. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/polytetrafluoroethylene-market-22472807.html. (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 The recent report, "PTFE Market, By Form (Granular, Fine, Aqueous Dispersion, Micronized), By Application (Industrial Goods, Coating, Filled PTFE), By End Industry (Chemical, Automotive, Medical, Food, Textile, & Others), By Geography - Trends &...

2014-07-10 23:03:47

Fluorocarbon Refrigerants can be segmented by Geographies, Companies, Applications and Ingredients. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/fluorocarbon-refrigerants-reports-6093777763.html. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Fluorocarbons are the most commonly used refrigerants. Chlorofluorocarbons (CFC), Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFC), and Hydrofluorocarbons (HFC) are the types of fluorochemicals commonly used as refrigerants. However, due to the relatively high ODPs and GWPs, CFC and HCFC...

2014-07-09 12:23:27

ALBANY, New York, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transparency Market Research has published a new market report titled "Polyoxymethylene (POM) Market for Automotive, Electrical, Consumer and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019." According to the report, the global polyoxymethylene market was valued at USD 2.00 billion in 2012 and is anticipated to reach USD 3.39 billion by 2019, expanding at a CAGR of 7.6% during...

2014-07-07 08:31:42

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE: DFT), today announced that the Company will release its second quarter 2014 operating results on Thursday, July 24, 2014 before the market opens and host a conference call on the same day at 1:00 p.m. ET to discuss those results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120104/MM29780LOGO The conference call will be accessible by telephone and through the Internet. Telephone access will be available by...


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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