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June 5, 2014

Laticrete will purchase the DuPont Surface Care business in a transaction expected to close later this month.

Laticrete will merge the DuPont StoneTech, DuPont Stone Care and DuPont Paver Armor Pro branded products with its existing portfolio of products, which are already placed in professional and retail channels around the world.

December 10, 2013

You can’t stop the weather, but you can sell a barrier.

The debate over the necessity of weather barriers is over — they’re necessary. But the question remains: Which barrier is best suited for any given project?

December 9, 2013

Wilmington, Del.-based DuPont Building Innovations launched DuPont Tyvek ThermaWrap R5.0, a building wrap that acts as a breathable air and water barrier, while providing continuous exterior insulation.

September 12, 2012

An agreement between DuPont and glove manufacturer Ansell will result in a new safety glove that utilizes Kevlar, best known for its use in police vests, military equipment and other non-construction applications.

August 1, 2012

LEED v4, the proposed update to the nation’s most prevalent green building program, has been under intense pressure to change its current wood certification rating system, which only recognizes one set of standards, those of the Forest Stewardship Council. But the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), which oversees the LEED program and its current revision process, is now under fire for another part of the LEED update that has nothing to do with wood.

July 24, 2012

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DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products today announced that Panasonic Corporation Eco Solutions Company has adopted biobased resins made with Susterra Propanediol for their new line of kitchen and bathroom systems.

July 24, 2012

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DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products today announced that Panasonic Corporation Eco Solutions Company has adopted biobased resins made with Susterra Propanediol for their new line of kitchen and bathroom systems.

August 7, 2011

DuPont has told the federal government it will stop the sales of a herbicide that has been blamed for damaging trees around the country, according to an article in the Los Angeles Times. The chemical manufacturer notified the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which is examining background studies conducted on the new weed killer, called Imprelis. The EPA is also looking at warnings and label directions on the product. 

August 7, 2011

DuPont has told the federal government it will stop the sales of a herbicide that has been blamed for damaging trees around the country, according to an article in the Los Angeles Times. The chemical manufacturer notified the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which is examining background studies conducted on the new weed killer, called Imprelis. The EPA is also looking at warnings and label directions on the product. 

July 29, 2011

DuPont changed its Tyvek Distributor Geographic Market Area (GMA). Effective immediately, the GMA encompassing portions of Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Arkansas formerly represented by Four States Supply, has been assigned to Weatherization Partners, Limited (WPL).

July 29, 2011

DuPont changed its Tyvek Distributor Geographic Market Area (GMA). Effective immediately, the GMA encompassing portions of Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Arkansas formerly represented by Four States Supply, has been assigned to Weatherization Partners, Limited (WPL).

July 26, 2011

DuPont acquired Innovalight, Inc., a company specializing in advanced silicon inks and process technologies that increase the efficiency of crystalline silicon solar cells. 

The acquisition strengthens DuPont's position as a leader in materials for the solar energy market, according to the company. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. 

July 26, 2011

DuPont acquired Innovalight, Inc., a company specializing in advanced silicon inks and process technologies that increase the efficiency of crystalline silicon solar cells. 

The acquisition strengthens DuPont's position as a leader in materials for the solar energy market, according to the company. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. 

July 15, 2011

An article in the Columbus Dispatch reported that a new herbicide is suspected of killing thousands of trees in a problem that's causing havoc among nursery companies.

The name of the suspected herbicide is Imprelis. It was introduced in the market by DuPont last fall and is used by lawn-care companies. The newspaper reported that about 75% of Ohio landscapers and golf course superintendents used Imprelis this year. 

June 17, 2011

St. Paul, Minn.-based Ergodyne announced the launch of the ProFlex 710CR Cut-Resistant Trades Glove and ProFlex 820CR Cut-Resistant PVC Handler Glove. 

The new gloves combine the task-specific benefits of ProFlex Hand Protection with the cut-resistant technology of DuPont Kevlar to deliver superior protection and performance in two tenacious gloves.

June 17, 2011

St. Paul, Minn.-based Ergodyne announced the launch of the ProFlex 710CR Cut-Resistant Trades Glove and ProFlex 820CR Cut-Resistant PVC Handler Glove. 

The new gloves combine the task-specific benefits of ProFlex Hand Protection with the cut-resistant technology of DuPont Kevlar to deliver superior protection and performance in two tenacious gloves.

September 21, 2008

For kitchen countertops, granite, marble and other natural surfaces remain popular, with new colors and...

June 5, 2008

A man claimed his rare blood cancer was caused by dioxins from a Gulf Coast...

June 5, 2008

A man claimed his rare blood cancer was caused by dioxins from a Gulf Coast...

January 13, 2008

At this year’s annual Surfaces flooring show in January, home channel buyers will be watching...

November 18, 2007

Barry Reid grew up in Eugene, Ore., where mold was considered “normal,” he recalls. But...

November 18, 2007

One of the aftereffects of Hurricane Katrina has been a rush of new building codes...

November 18, 2007

When it comes to green building materials, few trends speak more directly to consumers than...

November 6, 2007

Sherwin-Williams, Atlantic Richfield, DuPont, NL Industries and Millennium Holdings were found not liable for the...