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DuPont acquired Chemtura Fluorine Chemicals Business

Source: TransWorldNews | September 11th, 2009
Industry type: Chemical Industry

E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) operates a range of products and services for markets, including agriculture and food, building and construction, electronics and communications, general industrial, and transportation. The Company is organized in six segments: Agriculture & Nutrition, Coatings & Color Technologies, Electronic & Communication Technologies, Performance Materials, Safety & Protection and Pharmaceuticals. The Company includes embryonic businesses, such as applied biosciences and nonaligned businesses in Other. The Company had operations in approximately 90 countries worldwide and about 64 % of consolidated net sales are made to customers outside the United States of America during the year ended December 31, 2008. In October 2008, the Company acquired Coastal Training Technologies Corporation.

On February 1, 2008, DuPont acquired Chemtura Fluorine Chemicals Business.