DuPont will spend $200 million on Experimental Station

February 1st, 2017

DuPont chief executive officer Ed Breen recently announced his company will spend $200 million to upgrade and modernize the Experimental Station, the birthplace of DuPont products Nylon, Kevlar, Tyvek and Neoprene. DuPont’s 114-year-old research facility is located in Alapocas, Delaware. In the interests of supporting the incubation of ideas and products, renovations will enhance laboratory space […]

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Textiles in cleanrooms: the basics

July 9th, 2014

Cleanrooms are spaces that maintain low levels of airborne particulate and viable microorganisms; any liquids and gases entering a cleanroom are purified to maintain the cleanliness level. Businesses that operate cleanrooms may include manufacturers of pharmaceuticals, semiconductors, food products, flat panel displays and memory storage. In these environments, textiles may be used to prevent contaminants […]

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