Posts Tagged ‘ Dupont ’

How the Dow-DuPont Merger Affects the Door and Window Industry

Dec 11th, 2015


The $130 billion mega-merger of Dow Chemical and DuPont instantly establishes a major player in the building-products industry. The deal should close in the second half of 2016. When it does, it will create a huge company, DowDuPont, with global holdings that span chemicals, agriculture, materials, electronics and much more. Within 18-24 months of the merger’s close, DowDuPont plans to split into three […]

Home Depot, DuPont Executives Among Most Powerful Women

Sep 10th, 2015

Three women with strong connections to the building-products industry are among Fortune magazine’s list of the Most Powerful Women, which was released on Thursday. No. 5 on the list is Ellen Kullman, 59, the CEO and chairman of DuPont. She was No. 5 on the list last year as well. DuPont’s revenue fell slightly last year to […]

Fortune Names Most Admired Companies

Mar 6th, 2014

Fortune magazine has released its 2014 List of the World’s Most Admired Companies and a few industry related companies were lucky enough to earn a spot. Some earned the distinction of making it to the top 50, including The Home Depot at number 40 and DuPont at 43. Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. was […]

DuPont Named Top Employer by Science Magazine

Sep 24th, 2012

DuPont recently was named to Science magazine’s list of “Top Employers.” The company was ranked at No. 10, up four spots from last year. The poll is conducted by Science magazine and highlights the best employers in the biotechnology, biopharmaceutical, pharmaceutical and related fields. The poll tallied the responses of 4,276 Science magazine readers and […]

Door and Window Companies Make the Fortune 500

Jun 1st, 2012

Earlier this month, Fortune magazine released its annual list of the top 500 U.S. companies – among the top rankings for 2011 are companies representing all facets of the door and window industry including several suppliers, many of whom are in the chemical sector, as well as companies including Home Depot and Masco, parent company […]

ICC Disapproves Motion to Add AAMA Specifications to Fire Safety Code

May 1st, 2012

The International Code Council (ICC) reviewed proposed changes to the International Building Code’s Section 1405.4, Chapter 35, related to flashing, and rejected these as part of proposal FS 161 – 12. Theresa Weston, representing DuPont Building Innovations, proposed adding AAMA 711-07 and AAMA 714-11 standards to Chapter 35 of the code. The proposed revision would […]