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Speaker: Designers, materials firms must collaborate in auto lightweighting


January 21, 2015 2:17 pm ET

With aggressive federal automobile mileage standards now just a decade away, Jeffrey Sternberg is convinced that plastics can play an important role in helping automakers achieve the mandate.

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DuPont teaming with EcoStrate on post-consumer carpet recycling


January 20, 2015 2:25 pm ET

DuPont Co. is working with EcoStrate SFS Inc. to create a post-consumer recycling program for carpet made from the company's Sonora renewably sourced, corn-based fiber.

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Investor Trian nominates 4 candidates for DuPont board of directors


January 9, 2015 12:32 pm ET

Activist investor Trian Fund Management LP has raised the stakes in its battle with chemicals and plastics giant DuPont Co. by nominating four candidates for the firm's board of directors.

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End of era for DuPont: Chemical company to sell Neoprene unit


December 10, 2014 11:27 am ET

UPDATED — DuPont Performance Polymers has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Neoprene polychloroprene business to Denka Performance Elastomer LLC, a joint venture between Denka Kagaku Kogyo K.K. and Mitsui & Co. Ltd.

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Materials companies introduce a range of new products at Fakuma


October 22, 2014 11:29 am ET

DuPont Co. led a parade of materials firms with new products at Fakuma 2014.

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DuPont materials taking more ground in auto, medical, electronics


October 22, 2014 2:41 pm ET

Materials made by DuPont Co. are making inroads with products ranging from auto coolant pipes to circuit breakers to surgical devices.

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Plastics firms ramp up production, donations in Ebola fight


October 10, 2014 3:57 pm ET

As health care workers around the world battle the spread of Ebola, plastics processors are doing their part — ramping up production and even giving products away.

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DuPont shifting Teflon production in China


September 29, 2014 2:35 pm ET

DuPont Co. will spend more than $15 million to improve its fluoropolymer product offerings in China.

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Investor group wants DuPont to split in two


September 18, 2014 7:37 pm ET

Investment firm Trian Fund Management LP is calling for plastics and chemicals giant DuPont Co. to split itself into two firms, one of which would include most of the firm's plastics units.

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DuPont investing $100 million for more ethylene copolymer capacity


September 16, 2014 1:51 pm ET

Increased packaging demand is leading materials giant DuPont Co. to spend more than $100 million to increase capacity for ethylene copolymers at its plant in Orange, Texas.

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