Did you hear?... Revamped Supplex line from Dupont coming soon

Look for a revamped Supplex line from Dupont soon.

Look for a revamped Supplex line from Dupont soon. As a part of the last year of reorganization and re-positioning, Dupont will introduce a new logo, new hangtags, new POP and collateral, and introduce several new versions to offer alternatives to manufacturers. Spokeswoman Alyssa Koontz told SNEWS® they are working with mills now, so it could be another year or two until manufacturers get in on it, and another year before it reaches the consumer. "We realize people like Supplex," she said, "and in fact it's here to stay."


Did you hear?...It's getting a bit sporty between DuPont and Invista

On Nov. 11, 2008, DuPont issued a press release saying, "DuPont (NYSE: DD) today filed a lawsuit claiming INVISTA is infringing a DuPont patent and has misappropriated DuPont trade secrets and proprietary information relating to DuPont's nylon engineering resins business. The ...read more

Did you hear?... DuPont forms a new wholly-owned subsidiary

Dupont has announced it is splitting its company into two with the formation of Dupont Textiles & Interiors, a new wholly-owned subsidiary. It will be the largest integrated textile fiber and interiors company in the world, with approximate annual revenue of $6.5 billion and ...read more

Did you hear?... Overall winner of 2002 ispo DuPont BrandNew awards is Nicolai

Winners of the Summer 2002 ispo DuPont BrandNew awards include five from the United States, with the Lycra overall winner being bike manufacturer Nicolai of Germany. The DuPont Special award went to USA-based non-profit Nikao, which manufactures and sells trendy streetwear with ...read more

Did you hear?... Isis wins ispo DuPont BrandNew Women Award

Isis, maker women's outdoor apparel, has won the ispo DuPont BrandNew Women Award for Winter 2002. The ispo DuPont BrandNew Awards are for "young, imaginative, future-oriented and usable brands" and products in the sports sector. Isis was chosen by nine international members of ...read more

Koch inks deal to acquire Invista from DuPont for $4.4 billion

Koch Industries, based in Wichita, Kan., has agreed to purchase Invista, formerly DuPont Textiles and Interiors, from DuPont for $4.4 billion. According to published reports, the deal, subject to federal regulatory approval, is the largest one in the history of privately held ...read more

Did you hear?... DuPont reports that sales and earnings have declined

DuPont reports that sales and earnings have declined in the 1st quarter, with sales dipping 10 percent to $6.14 billion and net income declining 3.2 percent to $479 million. The company pointed to a continuing weakness in the U.S. textile market as the reason for significant ...read more

Did you hear?... Deadline for the ispo DuPont BrandNew award is approaching

The deadline for the ispo DuPont BrandNew award Winter 2002 is approaching. If you have a product that's been out for only short time, email info@hansenandheinz.com. Deadline for their receipt of materials in Germany is Nov. 9. Winners get free booth space. ...read more

Fitness: Did you hear?…

For the week of March 29 to April 4 >> Bill Howland, for 13 years a mainstay at IHRSA, has left the association to go back to business school. Most recently, he has been the director of government relations and public policy, but also kept track of most of the public relations ...read more

Fitness: Did you hear?…

>> Both parties in the Nautilus vs. Icon patent infringement case are now awaiting a court ruling after the so-called pre-jury-trial Markman hearing on Sept. 14. In that hearing, the judge hears a concise summary of claims and arguments planned by each side. Although it does not ...read more