November 6, 2012
Spruance Security Presents at County Seminar
The Chesterfield Department of Emergency Management recently hosted a seminar that featured Spruance Facility Security Officer Jim Lupacchino and Protective Service Advisor Rob Mooney, from The Department of Homeland Security.
June 28, 2012
Lavoisier Medal Recipient Herb Blades visits DuPont Spruance Site
Herbert “Herb” Blades, retired DuPont scientist instrumental in the commercialization of DuPont™ Kevlar® and Tyvek®, recently visited the DuPont Spruance site in Virginia. He toured both the Kevlar® and Tyvek® manufacturing areas, and held interactive Q&A sessions with DuPont scientists and engineers.
May 19, 2012
Spruance Participates in Armed Forces Day
On May 19, Armed Forces Day, eight volunteers from the DuPont Spruance Plant participated in a “Welcome Home” Parade in downtown Richmond for military veterans, followed by a Veterans' Resource Fair held at the Carillon grounds in Byrd Park.
May 8, 2012
3000 Day Safety Club Gives the Gift of Golf
The Spruance 3,000 Day Safety Club recently raised funds that went into the purchase of ParaGolfer adaptive golf equipment for the “adaptive golf program” at Sheltering Arms Rehabilitative Hospital.
April 4, 2012
Tyvek® helping the community
For 57 years, DuPont has been making Tyvek®, but did you know that DuPont partners with A Greener Solution, a recycle management company, to donate Tyvek® to non-profit organizations?
July 7, 2011
Spruance Attains Environmental Excellence Award
The Spruance site in Richmond, Va. (U.S.), recently was awarded the prestigious Virginia Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award during a ceremony at the 22nd Environmental Virginia Symposium at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va.
May 11, 2010
Spruance Plant Achieves Significant Environmental Milestones
On May 11th, the Spruance plant (Richmond, Va.) achieved 1,000 days with “0” Category B Environmental incidents. The previous record set for Category B Environmental incident free days was 389. In addition, Spruance has achieved over 5,400 days with “0” Category A Environmental incidents.
February 5, 2009
DuPont Named a World Business Leader in Ethics Reputation
DuPont has been named among the world’s leaders in ethics reputation, earning first place in its industry sector and 10th overall among more than 500 multinational companies, according to the annual global Covalence Ethical Ranking Report.
January 25, 2008
Virginia Sites Receive Environmental Excellence Awards
The DuPont Spruance and Front Royal sites in Virginia recently received Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards (GEEA) for outstanding environmental stewardship. GEEA is part of the Virginia Environmental Excellence Program.
January 17, 2008
DuPont, Yellowstone National Park Partner to Address Long-Term Sustainability of Park Structures
When construction on the Old Faithful Visitor Education Center at Yellowstone National Park is complete, it will have been outfitted with DuPont™ Tyvek® Weather Barrier Systems. The DuPont products used in the building, along with others throughout the park, are helping to reduce Yellowstone’s overall energy consumption, as well as prepare it for increased visitation while mitigating risk to its natural resources.
May 2, 2007
Spruance Celebrates Tyvek®'s 40th Anniversary
Approximately 400 employees, their family members and guests didn't let rain stop them from enjoying the recent two-day celebration of the Tyvek® business's 40th anniversary of commercial production.