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Borealis buys DuPont's share of Belgium-based specialty polymers JV


August 7, 2014 2:34 pm ET

Borealis AG is buying out DuPont Co.'s two-thirds share in their Specialty Polymers Antwerp NV joint venture.

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Lightweighting identified as top fuel efficiency driver


August 6, 2014 8:05 am ET

TRAVERSE CITY, MICH. — Lightweighting is gaining ground in the automotive industry as the preferred method for meeting fuel efficiency standards, although plastics and composites aren't top picks for material substitution. That's according to...

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DuPont resins help take Nike golf balls 'Fore!'ward


July 25, 2014 1:07 pm ET

It may be difficult to imagine just how much science, not to mention rubber and plastic components, go into a golf ball. But global giant DuPont Co. believes that it has found the holy grail of golf balls with a new product comprised of ionomer...

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DuPont quarterly sales drop, income rises


July 23, 2014 12:46 pm ET

DuPont Co.'s sales and net income experienced slight changes for the second quarter 2014, as operating earnings dropped to $1.17 per share in the second quarter, down from $1.28 per share in 2013.

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Material Insights: Remembering plastics pioneer Stephanie Kwolek


June 23, 2014 2:27 pm ET

PP prices drop again, Dow gets involved in bringing more flexible packaging into the reuse and recycling stream and we remember plastics pioneer Stephanie Kwolek, the inventor of Kevlar, on this week's Materials Insights.

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Obituary: Kevlar inventor Stephanie Kwolek


June 20, 2014 11:55 am ET

Stephanie Kwolek, the inventor of Kevlar — the aramid-fiber body armor that has saved countless lives of soldiers, police and other safety personnel — died June 18, following a brief illness. She was 90.

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DuPont's Lindner: Auto fuel targets creating opportunity


June 20, 2014 11:03 am ET

As the new president of DuPont Co.'s Performance Polymers division, Patrick Lindner says he sees applications development as a big part of the company's future.

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DuPont expecting escalation in bioplastics


June 18, 2014 1:04 pm ET

As bio-based plastics become increasingly competitive — global demand is set to grow 19 percent annually according to one study — DuPont Co. is working to build its portfolio of bio-based and sustainably sourced polymers.

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Safety, lightweighting drive auto electrical innovation and part consolidation


May 22, 2014 2:41 pm ET

Electrical innovation and consolidation of parts will be necessary to reconcile lightweighting efforts with increased consumer demand for safety features and other electronics, industry experts say.

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DuPont closing solar film subsidiary in China


May 22, 2014 12:34 pm ET

DuPont Co. is closing a Chinese subsidiary manufacturing photovoltaic film solar energy modules, but the company says it remains committed more broadly to supplying materials to the solar market.

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