DuPont

DuPont

DuPont is a company known for creating and offering agriculture, materials science and specialty products for industries around the world. Éleuthère Irénée du Pont founded the company in 1802.

DuPont is a company primarily known for creating and offering agriculture, materials science and specialty products for industries around the world. Éleuthère Irénée du Pont founded the company in 1802, in Wilmington, Delaware, United States.

The company looks to improve safety and health solutions for people around the world. They offer products to over seventy countries around the world. Their PPE ranges from heat and flame protection, mechanical, dust, particle, contamination, chemical, body armor, and also vehicular protection. They are partnered with brands such as Kevlar, Tyvek, Nomex, Tychem, and ProShield.

COVID-19

With the outbreak of COVID-19, DuPont has been working to help people directly impacted by the virus, primarily first responders. Their facilities have remained in operation 24/7 around the world to produce garments used to protect against the virus. The company has partnered with Tyvek to produce garments as demand continues to increase for such personal protective equipment.

Timeline

August 15, 2019

DuPont, a global science and innovation leader, today announces a new corporate partnership with Habitat for Humanity International.

Funding rounds

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Investment
DuPont funding round, July 2009
9,000,000
July 2, 2009
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People

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Axel Dinter

Edward Breen

Guillermo Heins

Jean-Pierre Busnardo

Kirk Schrek

Kristina Wanblad

Paul Schickler

Ron Carrick

Further reading

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Antimicrobial Apparel and Textiles | Microbial Control - DuPont Nutrition and Biosciences

Web

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Companies

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DuPont

Edward Breen

Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Personal Protective Equipment.

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August 26, 2020
WebWire
DuPont (NYSE:DD) announced it has named 12 outstanding scientists as recipients of the Lavoisier Medal of Technical Achievement and the Pedersen Award Medal. The four Lavoisier Medalists are Mark Lamontia, Andrew Morgan, Scott Power and Peter Trefonas. The eight Pedersen Award Medalists include Christophe Fremaux, Andreas Lutz, Juha Nurmi, Steven Oriani, Nora Radu, Bradley Taylor, Deyan Wang and Shuhong Wang. The groundbreaking innovations developed by the medalists have helped shape and...
May 12, 2020
WebWire
American Hydrotech, a recognized leader in the vegetative roofing market, extends a VIP invitation for the first virtual Building Science Master Summit presented by DuPont and Hydrotech. This virtual summit will be held on May 13th and 14th, begin each day at 1:00 p.m. (EST), and run till 4:30 p.m. with virtual coffee breaks, Q&A's, and prize handouts in between. This live, interactive event will provide you with opportunities to earn AIA, GBCI, LACES and HSW credits, connec...
Reuters Editorial
May 5, 2020
IN
Industrial materials maker DuPont on Tuesday slashed its capital expenditure by about $500 million and raised its annual cost-savings target to counter global trade uncertainties brought on by the coronavirus outbreak.
Kenneth R. Rosen
April 6, 2020
Wired
I once bought it to keep me safe from gunfire, but these days, what would keep me safe from other people?
Nick Mangione
March 12, 2020
Geek.com
Here it is. Riverdale decided to answer the season's biggest mysteries this week to make way for next month's big musical episode. As we learned last week, Jughead is actually alive, which means the show ...
Francesca Steele
February 19, 2020
New Scientist
After cows start dying and people get sick, a corporate lawyer in the film Dark Waters decides to switch sides and take on chemicals Goliath DuPont
Francesca Steele
February 19, 2020
New Scientist
After cows start dying and people get sick, a corporate lawyer in the film Dark Waters decides to switch sides and take on chemicals Goliath DuPont
Reuters Editorial
February 18, 2020
U.S.
DuPont has brought back management veteran Edward Breen as its chief executive officer, in a move that the industrial materials maker is hoping will help lift sluggish sales since its split from DowDuPont Inc.
Isabelle Kirkwood
January 30, 2020
BetaKit
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Reuters Editorial
January 30, 2020
IN
Industrial materials maker DuPontforecast current-quarter profit below Wall Street expectations on Thursday, citing weaker nylon prices, and said it plans to keep a tight lid on costs through the year.
Jay Baglia
January 14, 2020
Scientific American Blog Network
The film Dark Waters highlights the importance of an involved public in environmental protection
Brian Heater
December 12, 2019
TechCrunch
Last month, Carbon announced its first new CEO in the company's history. With $260 million worth of investments and a $2.5 billion, it's a big job. But Carbon's 500-person headcount is small potatoes compared to Ellen Kullman's last gig. For six years, Kullman headed up DuPont, the culmination of a nearly 30-year career at the [...]
Alejandro de la Garza
November 25, 2019
Time
The environmental lawyer is portrayed by Mark Ruffalo in 'Dark Waters.' Now he's taking chemical companies to court once again.
Alejandro de la Garza
November 25, 2019
Time
The environmental lawyer is portrayed by Mark Ruffalo in 'Dark Waters.' Now he's taking chemical companies to court once again.
Shine Jacob
November 18, 2019
@bsindia
Read more about We are more of a specialty product company: DuPont South Asia President on Business Standard. 'Strategically, we are looking at what are the major trends in India', said Anupam Jaiswal
November 8, 2019
WebWire
DuPont has been named the winner of two R&D 100 Awards for advancements in science and innovation. The R&D 100 Awards, sponsored by R&D World magazine, recognizes the 100 most innovative technologies of the previous year. "Congratulations to the DuPont Finalists and Winners of the 2019 R&D 100 Awards; all of us at DuPont are extremely proud of the innovation and ingenuity your teams contribute every day," said Alexa Dembek, Chief Technology & Sustainability Officer for DuPont. "Innovatio...
Jason Fitzpatrick
September 21, 2019
How-To Geek
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Dan Samorodnitsky, Massive Science
August 21, 2019
Smithsonian
The long-serving researcher at DuPont invented kevlar and contributed to spandex
August 15, 2019
WebWire
DuPont, a global science and innovation leader, today announces a new corporate partnership with Habitat for Humanity International. The partnership enables DuPont to support Habitat for Humanity home building projects with donations of energy-efficient building products while also providing employees with meaningful volunteer opportunities. Continuing a legacy of impact started by our Performance Building Solutions business many years ago, donated products such as StyrofoamTM Brand insul...
June 26, 2019
WebWire
In May, the American Psychiatric Association confirmed what many Americans have been feeling individually: Anxiety is rising sharply. What if humble bacteria held the solution? The early science on probiotics focused on the part of the body with the greatest biodiversity: the gut. Digestion and metabolism offered obvious targets, and discoveries in that area produced a whole new category of wellness products, including the probiotic known as B420TM, a weight-management breakthrough. More...
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