US DuPont, Fenner Precision win polyurethane innovation awards

07 October 2009 21:23  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS news)--US major DuPont won an innovation award for its family of engineered renewably sourced polyetherdiols, while Fenner Precision won for its design and development of a military tyre, the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) said on Wednesday.

The American Chemistry Council’s CPI said DuPont received the award in the polyurethane chemicals category for Cerenol Polyol, a family of engineered renewably sourced polyetherdiols that serves as a soft segment ingredient for polyurethanes.

Fenner Precision received the award in the finished product category for its design and development of a polyurethane tyre wheel for the US military’s Bradley Fighting Vehicle.

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