PUNE, INDIA (Sept. 6, 12:40 p.m. ET) — DuPont Co. on Sept. 6 opened a technical center in Pune that will focus on the local automotive sector.
The center, one of four new DuPont Innovation Centers in the Asia Pacific, will focus on automotive topics including lightweighting, improved performance, sustainability, alternative drive, safety, and comfort & design.
“The collaboration space in the center provides an environment for our customers and partners to connect real time with our team of 9,500 DuPont scientists, chemists and engineers located in 100 R&D and technical centers around the world,” said Balvinder Singh Kalsi, DuPont's president of for South Asia, in a news release.
Wilmington, Del.-based DuPont's other three centers in the Asia Pacific are located in South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand. The center in Korea serves the electronics and automotive industries, the one in Taiwan focuses on the electronics and communications, and Thailand's will work on renewable energy initiatives and products.