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2009-03-30 07:00:00

Mohawk SmartStrand(R) and SmartStrand(R) with DuPont(TM) Sorona(R), both made with new triexta fiber, offer superior durability, stain resistance and softness compared to traditional polyester carpets CALHOUN, Ga., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) today announced a significant step forward for fiber and carpet innovation. Previously classified as polyester, the FTC has recognized that PTT fiber, the fiber used in Mohawk SmartStrand(R) carpets and that DuPont...

2008-07-19 03:00:31

By Anonymous Three previously announced families of renewably sourced polymers for packaging and engineered products are now commercially available from DuPont Co., Wilmington, Del. As we reported last November, Biomax TPS resin and sheet (see p. 27) are cornstarch-based materials from Australia's Plantic Technologies. They are available here from DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers. Biomax TPS (thermoplastic starch) resin pellets with 85% to 90% renewable content come in a g-p...