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July 13, 2011
DuPont Photovoltaic Fluoromaterials has expanded the rights of a technology license agreement with Toppan Inc. Printing Co. LTD that will double Toppan’s immediate supply capability for the full-scale commercial production of DuPont™ Tedlar® PV2400 polyvinyl fluoride (PVF) film. Tedlar® PV2400 PVF film utilizes materials produced by a $295 million expansion investment the company has recently made to more than double Tedlar® production capacity in 2011.  » More 

August 25, 2010
DuPont announced that production of polyvinyl fluoride (PVF) polymer resin, a critical raw material used to make high-performance DuPont™ Tedlar® polyvinyl fluoride film, has begun at the DuPont Fayetteville Works facility. Tedlar® films serve as the essential component of photovoltaic backsheets, providing long-term durability and performance for solar modules in all-weather conditions.  » More 

January 18, 2010
DuPont announced an investment of $175 million to complete the multi-phase expansion of its high-performance DuPont™ Tedlar® PV2001 series oriented film production line. This investment is in addition to $120 million in capacity expansions, announced in August 2009, for raw materials used to make the film, bringing the total commitment of these two phases to $295 million. » More 

August 20, 2009
DuPont announced plans to invest $120 million to increase capacity for Tedlar® photovoltaic module materials » More 

September 2, 2008
DuPont announced plans to increase supply of Tedlar® films for fast-growing photovoltaic solar market, and initiates polymer and film expansion project. » More 

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Proven Perfomance of Tedlar®

Michael DeBergalis, Technology Fellow, DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions, discusses backsheet material testing at DuPont.