Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. DuPont articles below.
The company will modernize and expand its manufacturing and technology operations in Chesterfield County, VA, creating 60 jobs.
Dow and DuPont have apparently agreed that they would be in a stronger position as a merged company with powerful synergies to successfully navigate an eventual breakup into more specialized units. The tentative deal also may signify the next step in the evolution of the global plastics industry, a shift in focus to specialty and advanced engineered plastics from oil-based petrochemical mainstays like polyethylene. Both companies have realized the need to get bigger before they can get smaller.
New one-million-square-foot facility is expected to open in the fall of 2013. Dec 18, 2012 @ 11:37 AM