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2014-05-28 16:22:41

Kullman Highlights Decisions that are Advancing DuPont's Growth Strategy NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Sanford Bernstein Strategic Decisions conference today, DuPont Chair and Chief Executive Officer Ellen Kullman told investors that the company is creating value for customers and shareholders by executing against the strategic and operational priorities that shape its plan to build a higher growth, higher value company. Kullman said that DuPont has made very...

2014-05-27 16:28:15

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE: DFT) announced today that Hossein Fateh, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present remarks at NAREIT's REITWeek 2014 Investor Conference held in New York, New York. The presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. ET and will be live via the Company's website at www.dft.com within the Investor Relations section. Listeners are encouraged to log on approximately 15 minutes...

2014-05-26 12:22:09

LONDON, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Nutraceutical Ingredients Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/food_drink/diet_health_foods/global_nutraceutical_ingredients_market_2014_2018.htmlAbout Nutraceutical IngredientsNutraceuticals are products that provide pharmacological, or health and medicinal benefits in addition to nutrition. Nutraceutical ingredients are key functional ingredients or components of...

2014-05-22 23:09:12

American Chemistry Council and Industrial Energy Technology Conference Recognize DuPont for Energy Efficiency and Environmental Sustainability Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 DuPont was today awarded an American Chemistry Council Responsible Care® Energy Efficiency Award and the Industrial Energy Technology Conference Energy Award for improving energy efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the manufacture of DuPont™ Nomex® at the company’s Spruance plant...

2014-05-22 16:31:01

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc. (NYSE: DFT) today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has declared cash dividends on shares of both its common and preferred stock for the second quarter of 2014. The following have been declared: -- The Company will pay a $0.35 per common share dividend on July 15, 2014 to shareholders of record as of July 3, 2014; -- The Company will pay a $0.4921875 per share dividend on the 7.875%...

2014-05-22 08:20:44

PLYMOUTH, Mich., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate 85 years of innovation in sealing components, Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies will have a presence at the 2014 Mecanica Fair- one of the largest industrial showcases in Latin America - with a series of exclusive products. The products that will be shown have been recently launched in the world market to meet the new efficiency standards set by the machinery and equipment industry. With the dedication of more than 200...

2014-05-20 23:05:57

DuPont Advisory Committee on Agricultural Innovation & Productivity Issues Report on Progress Toward a Food and Nutrition Secure World Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Today, the DuPont Advisory Committee on Agricultural Innovation & Productivity issued an updated progress report on the global food and nutrition landscape, highlighting substantial gains in global food production rates, improvements in nutritional quality, and advances in eradicating extreme hunger and poverty,...

2014-05-20 12:22:09

LONDON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Automotive Coatings, Adhesives, and Sealants Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/chemicals/adhesives_sealants/global_automotive_coatings_adhesives_sealants_market_2014_2018.htmlTechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Automotive Coatings, Adhesives, and Sealants market will grow at a CAGR of 5.59 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to...

2014-05-19 23:02:47

Optimizing Performance, Lifetime and Return on Investment for Solar Shanghai, China (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions (DuPont) is highlighting how materials matter to help improve the performance, lifetime and return on investment (ROI) for solar energy systems during SNEC, May 20 – 22, 2014 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center. The DuPont booth (W4-555) will feature the latest advanced materials, as well as solar panels made with DuPont materials from China...

2014-05-16 23:06:00

Consumer Convenience Rates High Marks WILMINGTON, Del. (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 DuPont presented 16 awards recognizing packaging excellence at last night’s 26th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation, the industry's longest-running, global, independently judged competition highlighting innovative packaging solutions and collaboration throughout the value chain. This year, the program received nearly 200 entries from 31 countries, marking the second-highest number of entries and...


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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