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2013-10-28 23:02:45

Annual survey ranks DuPont among the top biotechnology employers. Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 DuPont was ranked among top employers in 2013 by Science magazine for the sixth consecutive year. The Science and Science Careers’ annual Top Employers Survey polls employees to determine the 20 best employers in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Survey respondents are asked to select and rate companies on 23 characteristics, including corporate image, financial...

2013-10-24 23:26:04

Aramid Fiber and High Performance Tower Guy (HPTG) assemblies top off the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Phillystran, a WireCo® WorldGroup brand, recently designed, manufactured and supplied 8 aramid fiber (Teijin Twaron) High Performance Tower Guy (HPTG) assemblies each approximately100 feet in length required to support the 400 foot mast atop the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, One World Trade Center. These custom...

2013-10-23 23:19:49

Funds will Support Wounded Service Members and Their Families Richmond, Va. (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 DuPont announces a donation of $10,000 to Wounded Warrior Project™ (WWP), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to honor and empower wounded warriors. The donation will help support a full range of programs and services for this generation of injured service members and their families. Over 51,000 servicemen and women have been injured in recent military conflicts. In addition to...

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...


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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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