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Press Releases 2007

October 1, 2007

A cool innovation: environment-friendly refrigerants

The year 1930’s marked the birth of the fluorocarbon industry. DuPont registered Freon® as its trademark for fluorocarbons. A year later, Freon® 12 was being produced in commercial quantities and, because of its inherent safety characteristics, is made available to the entire refrigeration industry.

 

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September 26, 2007

Car care at its finest from DuPont

A new breed of car owners has dominated the motoring scene. Younger, upwardly mobile, and always on the go, they take the sensible route to maintaining their car’s appearance, willing to spend more money for quality car care.

 

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October 1, 2007

Virus Prevention with DuPont

While the influenza virus is common and rarely life-threatening, occasionally there is an outbreak of a flu strain that causes deaths on a global scale. Such events are called pandemics, and the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that there is such a risk in the next few years.

 

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September 12, 2007

DuPont Advocates Accelerated Phaseout of Ozone-Depleting Substances

As nations prepare to gather in Montreal, Canada, the week of Sept. 17 to discuss adjustments to the international Montreal Protocol treaty, DuPont today reinforced the need to accelerate the phaseout of hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs).

 

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July 25, 2007

DuPont: Creating a culture of innovation

The name DuPont is still unfamiliar to many Filipinos, but a cellular phone contains up to 14 DuPont products that help make smaller, lighter and more reliable handheld device. That’s because cellular phone manufacturers source the raw materials used to make these essential gadgets from the company.

 

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July 23, 2007

DuPont celebrates over two centuries of science

DuPont, a global leader in science-based products and one of the leading multinational companies in the Philippines, celebrated its 205th anniversary last July 19, 2007.

 

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July 19, 2007

DuPont supports Mt. Makiling Reforestation

DuPont Philippines upholds its environmental commitment with a tree planting activity at Mt. Makiling.

 

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