WILMINGTON, Del., June 4, 2018 – DuPont Safety & Construction, a business unit of DowDuPont Specialty Products Division, today announced plans to invest more than $400 million to expand capacity for the manufacture of Tyvek® nonwoven materials at its facility in Luxembourg. The production expansion, which will add a new building and third operating line at the site, is scheduled to start up in 2021.
DuPont Protection Solutions today announced the 50th anniversary of DuPont™ Tyvek®, a unique nonwoven material that has enabled new dimensions of protection, security and safety in a wide variety of industries and applications. To mark this major milestone, celebratory events will be held throughout the year to not only pay tribute to the past, but to focus on the future.
DuPont and LION have collaborated on a new offering for firefighters and first responders: gear that protects, from the inside-out with the most advanced blends of DuPont™ Kevlar® filament and DuPont™ Nomex® and Kevlar® staple. LION, a global leader in protective gear for first responders, was the first company to adopt new Kevlar® products in blends with Nomex® to provide maximum protection.
DuPont Protection Technologies and MCR Safety today announced the launch of a new cut-resistant glove, “Memphis Orange” with Kevlar®.
DuPont Protection Technologies today announced that it will kick-off a year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of DuPont™ Kevlar® starting this week with the sponsorship of the ESPN’s X Games Aspen.
Air Canada Cargo is pleased to introduce DuPont™ Tyvek® Air Cargo Covers, now offered as an optional value-added feature for AC Fresh and AC Pharmacair shipments.
DuPont Protection Technologies today announced that DuPont™ Kevlar® use in mining conveyor belts has demonstrated increased productivity and reduced annual maintenance costs.
DuPont Protection Technologies announces new DuPont™ Kevlar® brand platform, Dare Bigger™, and a sponsorship of ESPN X Games through 2015.
Nomex® XF is a unique material that helps protect aluminum fuselage aircraft by providing a robust, durable and lightweight flame barrier that can help prevent outside fire from penetrating an aircraft cabin, allowing passengers additional time to escape such a hazard. It can also help prevent flame propagation so that aircraft insulation will not spread fire.
Innovative Solution Expands Nomex® into New Areas of Thermal Protection with new DuPont™ Nomex® MHP. Nomex® MHP fabrics offers inherent, multi-hazard protection that can help keep wearers safe from a variety of thermal hazards, including heat and flame, arc flash and small molten metal splashes in hazardous industrial areas. Nomex® MHP gives workers a clear choice for superior multi-hazard protection, proven comfort and market leading durability.
DuPont Protection Technologies increases its capacity to produce specialty colored DuPont™ Kevlar® yarn.