DuPont Focused on Meeting Global Demands for Greater Safety & Protection

Wednesday, September 19, 2007 General News J E 4
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18 DuPont Group VicePresident Mark P. Vergnano told investment analysts at the Bank of AmericaSecurities 37th Annual Investor Conference today that the Safety & Protectionbusiness segment is focused on meeting growing global demands for products andservices that protect lives, structures, critical processes and theenvironment.

"DuPont is uniquely positioned to deliver innovations for safety andsecurity at home, at work and in the world around us," Vergnano said. "Wehave broadened the definition of our addressable markets and are advancing arich pipeline of science-based solutions for those markets. The businessopportunities for DuPont in this segment are exceptional."

DuPont Safety & Protection is focused on four key value propositions thatguide its priorities for innovation and investment:

"We are leveraging our globally recognized branded products -- DuPont(TM)Kevlar(R), Nomex(R) and Tyvek(R) -- around the world, while accelerating theintroduction of new products that protect lives and property," Vergnano said.

This year's new product launches include Protera(R) protective clothing,Kevlar(R) New Fiber Technology, Tyvek(R) Silver, Energain(R) mass storagematerials, avian influenza biosecurity kits and Hybrid Membrane Technology forfiltration applications.

DuPont Safety & Protection is capitalizing on over 200 years of DuPontexperience as one of the safest companies in the world; recognized excellencein science and technology; and in-depth knowledge of key markets.

Presentation slides from today's meeting are available in the InvestorCenter at

DuPont (NYSE: DD) is a science-based products and services company.Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science to work by creating sustainable solutionsessential to a better, safer, healthier life for people everywhere. Operatingin more than 70 countries, DuPont offers a wide range of innovative productsand services for markets including agriculture and food; building andconstruction; communications; and transportation.


The DuPont Oval Logo, DuPont(TM), The miracles of science(TM), andKevlar(R), Nomex(R), Tyvek(R) and Energain(R) are registered trademarks ortrademarks of DuPont or its affiliates.-- Protecting lives - Addressing challenges to human health and safety, including biosecurity, with products that include protective apparel, materials and equipment for soldiers, law enforcement personnel and emergency responders. -- Safe and durable buildings - Delivering innovative building solutions that integrate safety, durability, beauty and energy efficiency in commercial and residential construction. -- Protecting critical processes - Providing offerings that improve critical performance systems; mitigate and detect microbial contamination in food and biotechnology operations; and employ filtration technologies that reduce contamination in refinery and semiconductor markets. -- Protecting the environment - Delivering technologies and services that provide cleaner air, fuel and water for industry.



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