United States of America
E.I. duPont deNemours and Company (DuPont) operates as a science and technology company. It engages in various fields, including biotechnology, electronics, materials science, safety and security, and synthetic fibers. The company operates in six segments: Agriculture and Nutrition, Coatings and Color Technologies, Electronic and Communication Technologies, Performance Materials, Safety and Protection and Pharmaceuticals. The Agriculture and Nutrition segment offers hybrid seed corn and soybean seed, herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, value enhanced grains and soyprotein. The oatings and Color Technologies segment provides automotive finishes, industrial coatings and white pigments. The Electronic and Communication Technologies segment offers fluorochemicals, fluoropolymers, photopolymers and electronic materials.The Performance Materials segment provides engineering polymers, packaging and industrial polymers, films and elastomers. The Safety and Protection segment provides specialty and industrial chemicals, nonwovens, aramids and solid surfaces. The Pharmaceuticals segment includes the company's interest in two antihypertensive drugs, the Cozaar and Hyzaar. The company includes nonaligned and developmental businesses, such as bio-based materials. It serves various markets, including transportation, safety and protection, construction, motor vehicle, agricultural, home furnishings, medical, electronics, communications, protective apparel and the nutrition and health markets. The company has operations in the UnitedStates, Europe, AsiaPacific, Canada, and Latin America. Du Pont was founded in 1802 and is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware.