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Fact Sheet for E I du Pont de Nemours and Company

Nationality: United States
Contact Address: 1007 Market St. Wilmington, DE 19898 United States Tel: +1 302-774-1000 Fax: +1 302-999-4399
General: E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont), incorporated in 1915, offers a range of products and services for markets, including agriculture, food, building, construction, electronics, communications, general industrial and transportation. The Company’s segments include Agriculture & Nutrition, Electronics & Communications, Performance Chemicals, Performance Coatings, Performance Materials, Safety & Protection, and Pharmaceuticals. The Company includes certain embryonic businesses, such as Applied BioSciences and non-aligned businesses in Other. DuPont has operations in approximately 80 countries worldwide and its subsidiaries and affiliates conduct manufacturing, seed production or selling activities, and some are distributors of products manufactured by the Company.   Agriculture & Nutrition   Agriculture & Nutrition segment operates across the food value chain, including inputs for producing agriculture products, production and distribution of soy-based food ingredients and food diagnostic testing equipment. Agriculture & Nutrition includes its wholly owned subsidiary, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. (Pioneer), which operates in the seed industry and has seed production facilities. Seed production is performed directly by the Company or contracted with independent growers and conditioners. The principal products of Pioneer include hybrid seed corn and varietal soybean seed, as well as sunflower, canola, sorghum and rice. Crops grown from Pioneer seed are used for animal feed, food, biofuels and fiber.   DuPont offers crop protection products for field crops, such as wheat, corn, soybean and rice; specialty crops, such as fruit, nut, vine and vegetables, and non-crop segments, including forestry and land management. Principal crop protection products include weed control, disease control, and insect control products. Nutrition & Health operates principally within the specialty food ingredients market, including soy proteins and lecithins, through The Solae Company. Its Nutrition & Health production and distribution capabilities serve various areas within the food industries, including meat and poultry products, consumer food products, dairy-alternative products and nutritional products.   Electronics & Communications   The Company’s Electronics & Communications segment is a supplier of enabling materials and systems for alternative energy, electronics, flat panel displays and advanced printing. In the photovoltaics market, the Company is a supplier of conductors and fluoropolymer films for crystalline silicon cell and module manufacturers. In the market for flat panel displays, the segment is a materials supplier for plasma displays. In addition, the segment invests in developing materials technologies for organic light-emitting diode (OLED) displays. In packaging graphics, the Company’s product includes Cyrel FAST.   Performance Chemicals   Performance Chemicals businesses offers solutions with a range of industrial and specialty chemical products for markets, including plastics and coatings, textiles, mining, pulp and paper, water treatment and healthcare. DuPont Titanium Technologies is the manufacturer of titanium dioxide. The businesses principal products include its line of DuPont Ti-Pure titanium dioxide products, and Starblast abrasives. DuPont Chemicals and Fluoroproducts is a manufacturer of industrial and specialty fluorochemicals, fluoropolymers and performance chemicals. The businesses line of products that include refrigerants, lubricants, propellants, solvents, fire extinguishants and electronic gases, cover a range of industries and markets. Principal brands include DuPont Teflon, Dymel, Isceon, Suva, Vertrel, Zyron, Vazo and Virkon.   Performance Materials   Performance Materials businesses provide performance polymers, elastomers, films, parts, and systems and solutions. The markets served by the segment include the automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and associated after-market industries, as well as electrical, electronics, packaging, construction, oil, photovoltaics, aerospace, chemical processing and consumer durable goods. Performance Polymers offers a range of polymer-based materials in its product portfolio, including elastomers and thermoplastic and thermoset engineering polymers, which are used by customers to fabricate components for mechanical, chemical and electrical systems. The principal products include DuPont Zytel nylon resins, Delrin acetal resins, Hytrel polyester thermoplastic elastomer resins, Tynex filaments, Vespel parts and shapes, Vamac ethylene acrylic elastomer, Kalrez perfluoroelastomer and Viton fluoroelastomers. Performance Polymers also includes the DuPont Teijin Films joint venture, whose primary products include Mylar and Melinex polyester films. Packaging & Industrial Polymers specializes...

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