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DuPont™ Sorona® has announced further expansion into the European market with three key carpet and rug manufacturers, including The Balta Group, a global market leader. The Balta Group is officially launching the AMAIZE® carpet collection which is made with DuPont™ Sorona® renewably sourced polymer and patented DuPont fiber technology.

Color Trends Expected to Drive Design Market for Years to Come.

Eight 2011 Colors Add a Measure of Style to the Discerning Corian® Palette

Five New Colors Add Flavor and Flair to a Carefully Cultivated Zodiaq® Palette

WILMINGTON, DEL., May 16, 2012 – New Exterior Cladding Product is Engineered to Create Inspirational, Sustainable Facades

WILMINGTON, DEL., Apr 20, 2012 – DuPont Building Innovations recognized by the U.S. Restaurant Development (USRD) department of McDonald’s USA, LLC as a recipient of USRD’s first-ever Supplier Sustainability Award

DuPont™ Sorona® renewably sourced fiber is one of the first 11 products approved to use the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) new product label on certified biobased products. The announcement was made by U.S. Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan at the biobased product meeting held here.

WILMINGTON, DEL., Jan 11, 2012 – DuPont has achieved zero landfill status in its Building Innovations business by reducing, reusing and recycling manufacturing byproducts and waste at manufacturing sites globally.

MIAMI, FLA., Dec 1, 2011 – Ninety-six distinct works of art made with DuPont™ Corian® solid surfaces are the focus of DesignLove, an exhibition and auction presented by progressive design company Luminaire and French design magazine Intramuros.

PHILADELPHIA, PA., Oct 13-23, 2011 – For the Third Year, DuPont Building Innovations Supports the Dialogues on Design Seminar Series, Showcasing Its Commitment to Philadelphia and Innovation at DesignPhiladelphia 2011

DuPont™ Sorona® renewably sourced polymer is the fiber of choice for the new “What Moves You” commercial carpet collection from The Mohawk Group. The new Lees styles will be featured at the DuPont™ Sorona® Booth #1135N at Greenbuild, the leading ‘green’ design and construction exposition and conference sponsored by the U. S. Green Building Council running from Oct. 4 – 7, 2011, in Toronto, Canada.

DuPont Industrial Biosciences, today announced that DuPont™ Sorona® has received Oeko-Tex® Standard 100 Class 1 Certification from Oeko-Tex® and the Hohenstein Textile Testing Institute. Sorona® renewably sourced polymer is certified for use in fiber applications for textiles (apparel, home, office, and automotive interiors) and for carpet (residential, commercial and automotive including mats).

WILMINGTON, DEL., Jul 26, 2011 – DuPont adds colors with greater recycled-content to the Corian® Terra Collection. It now includes 33 colors, with five colors with at least 20 percent pre-consumer recycled content.

WILMINGTON, DEL., June 13, 2011 – Once again at the leading edge of design, DuPont, in partnership with DIRTT Environmental Solutions, Introduce Interior Modular Walls for Commercial Spaces Using DuPont™ Corian® for Agile Interiors.

WILMINGTON, DEL., May 12, 2011 – Eight new colors of DuPont™ Corian® solid surface provide the diversity of color, attention to detail and good taste needed to please the most discerning design palettes.

WILMINGTON, DEL., Apr 26, 2011 – Inspired by the rich and varied hues and textures of spice, DuPont introduces eight new DuPont™ Corian® solid surface colors including Hickory Smoke, Clove, Allspice, Basil, Cilantro, Arrowroot, Blue Spice and Hazelnut.

WILMINGTON, DEL., Apr 26, 2011 – The five delectable new colors of DuPont™ Zodiaq® quartz surfaces, Coarse Pepper, Caraway, Poppy Seed, Chicory and Sage, feature tones and textures that add a touch of spice to kitchen and bath design.

LAS VEGAS, NEV., Apr 26-28, 2011 – Homeowners with an appetite for delectable design can now enjoy five new colors of DuPont™ Zodiaq® quartz surfaces created to stimulate the senses and add a touch of spice to kitchens and bath design.