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Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science to work by solving problems and creating solutions that make people’s lives better, safer and easier.
Operating in more than 70 countries, the company offers a wide range of products and services to markets including agriculture, nutrition, electronics, communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation and apparel.
Recognised as the number 1 for scientifically driven solutions, DuPont is the world’s leading company in chemical technology and innovation, with more than 200 years of experience in developing and introducing very successful products (such as Corian®, Teflon®, Kevlar®, Nomex®, SentryGlas®), which have changed the lives of millions of people.
In the world of construction, DuPont developed Tyvek® 50 years ago and has more than 40 years experience in the market with Tyvek® construction membranes, which are used extensively today in the protection of roofs and walls of millions of homes all over the world. Since its first installation, more than 15 million buildings have been protected with Tyvek® membranes worldwide. This shows that Tyvek® membranes have a well-established pedigree and are fit for purpose over the entire lifetime of the building.
As part of DuPont ’s company culture and core values of safety and protection, DuPont protects buildings and their occupants through the use of unique and highly advanced technological materials such as Tyvek®. At the same time, DuPont also protects the environment for future generations, as Tyvek® roofs and walls are extremely efficient - cutting energy consumption, heating bills and greenhouse gas emissions to the atmosphere.
With one of the best R&D capabilities in the world, DuPont has an outstanding track record as a strong and reliable manufacturer with a long standing commitment to sustainable growth, meeting the specific needs and requirements of all customers, such as architects, designers, specifiers, builders and roofing contractors.
DuPont is the world’s largest manufacturer of breather membranes for construction. The company carries out exhaustive market research and listens to the market, applying continuous technological improvement and focusing on market development.