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2012-03-20 23:02:12

New Brazil Center to Connect DuPont Market-Driven Science with Local Market Needs PAULINIA, Brazil (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 DuPont opened a new Innovation Center here with the goal of leveraging the power of DuPont´s global science powerhouse to help meet local needs in Brazil. The new Innovation Center leverages the power of DuPont´s global network and provides an environment for collaboration with our customers, government, academia and business partners to meet some of the...

2012-03-20 23:01:34

Meets Demand for Safer Chemistry in Food Packaging BRABRAND, Denmark (PRWEB) March 21, 2012 A new amine-free antistat solution for BOPP (bi-axially oriented polypropylene) and PP (polypropylene) film delivers a unique combination that helps ensure safer chemistry for food packaging. The new product - GRINDSTED® AR100 — will be featured in DuPont Booth #35013 along with other bio-based additives resulting from the recent acquisition of Danisco. It also is the subject of a...

2012-03-14 14:00:00

2011 Resulted in the Most Patents in the Company´s History; DuPont Named No. 1 Innovator by the Patent Board WILMINGTON, Del. (PRWEB) March 14, 2012 DuPont had a record-breaking year with 910 new U.S. patents granted in 2011 -- an increase of 8 percent over last year and breaks the previous record set in 1966 when the company was awarded 780 U.S. patents. “DuPont is focusing its science powerhouse to meet customers´ and market needs in food, energy and protection,”...

2012-03-09 15:00:00

Center in Mexico will facilitate local & regional innovation to address challenges in food, energy & protection. Mexico City (PRWEB) March 09, 2012 DuPont opened a new Innovation Center today in Mexico City aimed at connecting customers, strategic partners and academics with more than 9,500 DuPont scientists and engineers located in more than 150 technical centers around the world. “This Innovation Center in Mexico leverages the power of the DuPont global network, allowing...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'