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Bayer buys Texas PU feedstock plant from DuPont


March 6, 2014 10:50 am ET

Bayer MaterialScience LLC has bought a Texas polyurethane feedstock plant from DuPont Co.

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DuPont posts rising profits


January 28, 2014 6:12 pm ET

Chemicals giant DuPont Co. posted major profit gains during 2013, even as sales were flat in its Performance Materials unit, which includes many plastic products.

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Material Insights: Auto show news, and PS resin increase


January 20, 2014 2:22 pm ET

DETROIT — Today's Material Insights video includes news from the North American International Auto Show, plus details behind a recent resin price hike.

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Material Insights: PP, PVC resin prices decline in October


November 4, 2013 2:25 pm ET

AKRON, OHIO — Recent North American price declines for polypropylene and suspension PVC resins are featured in this week's Material Insights video. Also this week we report on big moves by DuPont Co. and Mexichem SAB de CV, as well as news...

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Performance Chemicals spinoff 'best option,' says DuPont CEO


November 1, 2013 2:01 pm ET

DuPont Co. plans to spin off its Performance Chemicals unit — including Teflon-brand fluoropolymer and Ti-Pure brand titanium dioxide — into a separate public company that will be owned by DuPont shareholders.

USW, Dow, DuPont support manufacturing legislation


November 1, 2013 12:47 pm ET

WASHINGTON — A wide coalition of business and labor interests have expressed support for the "Manufacturing Jobs for America" initiative, a package of tax-related legislation designed to boost jobs in the manufacturing sector.

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DuPont looks to computer modeling in R&D


October 18, 2013 2:01 pm ET

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY — Before a lighter car hits the road, automakers have to believe it is possible to make a safe, reliable car with lighter parts. For the plastics industry, that means going beyond a sales meeting and into the design studio...

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North American PS resin prices take dip in July


August 26, 2013 12:27 pm ET

AKRON, OHIO — A recent North American price decline for solid polystyrene resin is featured in this week's Material Insights video. Also this week, we report on a court case involving three PET firms, as well as a look at the 2013 stock...

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Dog days are good for materials firms' stocks


August 23, 2013 2:26 pm ET

As the stock market moves through the dog days of August, executives with most publicly held plastic materials makers have to be happy with how their firms' per-share stock prices have done in 2013.

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DuPont targets emerging-market growth


August 22, 2013 1:56 pm ET

HYDERABAD, INDIA — DuPont Co. has opened a new application development center in Hyderabad to integrate advanced material science with other scientific disciplines for the automotive industry. The facility is housed in the “DuPont...

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