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DuPont sees itself as a science-based company with expertise ranging from high-performance materials through to agricultural products in areas such as food and nutrition, health care, apparel, safety and security, construction, electronics and transportation. Its five business units are: DuPont Agriculture and Nutrition, DuPont Coatings and Colour Technologies, DuPont Electronic and Communication Technologies, DuPont Performance Materials, and DuPont Safety and Protection.

 DuPont logo (Source: DuPont)

DuPont states that it is focussed on its three growth strategies: putting science to work, going where the growth is, and capitalising on the power of “One DuPont”. It has set itself a goal of achieving a 30% improvement in R&D productivity by 2010.


Other actions include increasing cost productivity by standardising and simplifying supply chains and support functions globally and improve its return on capital (ROC) for all businesses. It will accelerate science-based innovation by 30% by prioritising programmes for faster and larger payoffs and continue commercialisation of its $3bn pipeline of bio-based materials.


Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, US, DuPont operates in more than 70 countries with 58,000 employees and revenues in 2010 of $31.5bn.


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Key Personnel


Chairman and CEO: Ellen Kullman

Member: Samuel Bodman

Member: Richard Brown

Member: Robert Brown

Member: Bertrand Collomb

Member: Curtis Crawford

Member: Alexander Cutler
Member: John Dillon
Member: Eleuthere I. du Pont

Member: Marillyn Hewson

Member: Lois Juliber

Member: William Reilly





DuPont Building
1007 Market Street
Wilmington DE 19898

Tel: +1 302 774 1000
Fax: +1 302 992 4794 

DuPont Company Structure

DuPont sees itself as a company delivering science-based solutions. Its science and technology expertise ranges from high-performance materials through to agricultural products in areas such as food and nutrition, health care, apparel, safety and security, construction, electronics and transportation. DuPont was founded in 1802 primarily as an explosives company. Its focus then turned to chemicals, materials and energy.
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DuPont Strategy & Financial Highlights

DuPont says it will benefit in 2010 from “anticipated gradual recovery” in developed markets and a more rapid acceleration in emerging markets. The company expects to grow faster than market rates over the next few years due to its “unique” portfolio, global positioning, and the combined impact of its productivity and business management. ICIS also provides you with key financial data listed in table form. More about DuPont Strategy & Financial Highlights


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