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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...

2014-07-01 23:04:15

Program Expands Support to Communities Beyond the Delaware Estuary. Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The DuPont Clear into the Future® (CITF) program has awarded grants and sponsorships totaling $123,000 to 15 organizations from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia and West Virginia in support of their work to improve and enhance the Delaware Estuary and other ecosystems where DuPont employees live and work. This is the first year that the program has considered...

2014-07-01 12:23:44

DUBLIN, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pghltl/unsaturated) has announced the addition of the "Global Unsaturated Polyester Resin (DCPD, Orthopthalic, Isopthalic and Others) Market: Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The report covers forecast and analysis for the unsaturated polyester resin market on a global and regional level. The study provides historical data of 2011...

2014-06-27 12:23:01

DUBLIN, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/t2m9qq/ptfe) has announced the addition of the "PTFE (Polytetrafluoroethylene) Market by Form, Application, End Industry, Geography - Trends & Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 PTFE (Polytetrafluoroethylene) has found a wide acceptance in various end industries, on account of its distinguished properties in comparison to...

2014-06-26 16:22:10

Company Provides Additional Details of Redesign Initiative WILMINGTON, Del., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today DuPont announced that the company is revising its outlook for operating earnings per share for the second quarter and full year 2014, due primarily to lower than expected quarterly performance of its Agriculture and, to a lesser extent, Performance Chemicals segments. The company expects operating earnings in the second quarter to be moderately below the $1.28 per share...

2014-06-23 23:02:32

The global demand for nylon fibers is projected to grow at a CAGR of 2% annually, from 2013 to 2018. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/nylon-fibers-reports-9032799783.html (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 The nylons are polyamides with recurring amide groups. They contain carbon, oxygen, nitrogen, and hydrogen elements. Nylon fibers are one of the fibers having the longest history among synthetic fibers. These fibers are used for a variety of uses, from clothing to home furnishings,...

Kevlar Creator Stephanie Kwolek Passes Away
2014-06-22 07:31:22

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online The American chemist credited with the development of Kevlar fiber, the exceptionally strong material used to create protective vests capable of resisting bullets, has passed away at the age of 90. Stephanie L. Kwolek, who was working at a DuPont laboratory in 1965 when she discovered the lightweight fiber used in the body armor and protective gear used by law enforcement and military personnel all over the world, died Wednesday...

2014-06-19 16:27:33

Unique Tool Commissioned by DuPont and Developed by Economist Intelligence Unit Finds a Captive Audience in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Agribusiness leaders, attending the 2014 Agribusiness & Food World Forum in Cape Town, were the beneficiaries of an in-depth review and tutorial on the recently launched Global Food Security Index, developed by the Economist Intelligence Unit. Commissioned by agricultural leader DuPont, the Global Food...

2014-06-18 23:08:17

The Republic of Korea Army Recognized at Eurosatory 2014 Paris (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 DuPont Protection Technologies today announced that over one million bullet-resistant vests made with DuPont™ Kevlar® XP™ have been sold globally since the advanced material was launched at Eurosatory in 2008. The milestone was marked with an award to the Republic of Korea Army, the recipient of the millionth vest, in conjunction with this year’s exhibition in Paris. The accelerated adoption...

2014-06-18 16:21:10

Leading Man Requested Next-gen Protective Technology After an NFL Team Owner Referral GLEN MILLS, Pa., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Live. Die. Repeat. When actor Tom Cruise and the stunt team for Warner Bros. Pictures' and Village Roadshow Pictures' edge-of-summer actioner Edge of Tomorrow, were seeking added protection for challenging stunt work on set, they turned to leading supplemental protective gear manufacturer Unequal(® )Technologies. Unequal manufactures supplemental...


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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