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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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Survey: Fuel efficiency a top concern of automotive engineers


August 7, 2013 9:30 am ET

In its annual survey of auto industry insiders, DuPont Co. and WardsAuto found that only 8 percent of the respondents expected fuel economy regulations would relax, compared to nearly half — 47 percent — anticipating requirements would...

TSCA overhaul stalls over debate about language


August 2, 2013 2:33 pm ET

WASHINGTON — In the few months since it was introduced, a bill to update 1970s-era chemical regulations has gone from being hailed as a bipartisan compromise sure to pass to a contentious regulatory measure with a very uncertain future.

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Resin sector news, a JV and lawsuit resolution are featured


July 29, 2013 1:11 pm ET

AKRON, OHIO — The latest in a line of polyethylene capacity additions is featured in this week's Material Insights video. Also featured this week: A possible plastics-related sale, good news for the U.S. resin sector, and the resolution of a...

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DuPont considering sale of Performance Chemicals unit


July 23, 2013 12:35 pm ET

DuPont Co. is considering the sale of some or all of its Performance Chemicals unit, which includes the firm's Teflon-brand fluoropolymer and Ti-Pure brand titanium dioxide businesses.

DuPont shows auto composite impact beam at K preview


June 14, 2013 3:28 pm ET

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — DuPont Performance Polymers has developed a composite technology based on its Zytel nylon 66 material which has passed crash tests performed by French car maker PSA Peugeot Citroen on a side impact beam. Using DuPont Vizilon — the name for the composite technology, which is still in development — in the beam ...

Asahi Kasei to buy out DuPont in Chinese polyacetal joint venture


June 10, 2013 12:19 pm ET

Japan’s Asahi Kasei Group and DuPont Co. plan to part ways in their 9-year-old joint venture making polyacetal copolymer resin in China, with the companies announcing June 10 that Asahi Kasei will buy DuPont’s 50 percent share of the venture.

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DuPont's Diane Gulyas offers global polymer insights


June 10, 2013 12:14 pm ET

GUANGZHOU, CHINA — The global head of DuPont Performance Polymers got her first taste of Chinaplas recently, and offered her thoughts on the fast-growing Asian market and on several other topics in a wide-ranging interview at her company's...

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DuPont execs talk packaging, innovation and collaboration


June 10, 2013 12:09 pm ET

GUANGZHOU, CHINA — Three executives of the DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers business – which encompasses flexible packaging film applications and glass-laminated solutions – sat down for an interview with Plastics News at the ...

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Packaging award winners highlight collaboration and security


May 17, 2013 9:06 am ET

WILMINGTON, DEL. — In remote villages in sub-Saharan Africa, medicine can be hard to find, while Coca-Cola is virtually everywhere.

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