DuPont Co.


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.


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...


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.


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...


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 ...


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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