SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

February 27, 2008 06:01 ET

DuPont Hires E&C Firm, Invests in Additional Kevlar Capacity, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - February 27, 2008) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (NYSE:DD) (DuPont) (Wilmington, Delaware) plans to spend an estimated $550 million at two of its plant sites on the United States' East Coast to increase Kevlar fiber production. The expansion projects are expected to significantly increase the global capacity of Kevlar fiber production by more than 25%.

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