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Updated: DuPont stock price near two-decade high on positive merger reports

Reports from Bloomberg and other news sites  reported during the past week  that the merger between Dow and DuPont is close to winning approval by the European Union.  That news led to DuPont shares coming...

DuPont to shift Kevlar production from South Carolina to Virginia

DuPont is  shifting production of Kevlar from a new half a billion dollar plant.  Spokesman Dan Turner stated that  “DuPont is transferring  Kevlar manufacturing at the Cooper River site in South Carolina to our Spruance site...

Starbucks’ outgoing CEO says company will hire 10,000 refugees from 75 nations over...

  (Reuters) Starbucks Corp Chief Executive Officer Howard Schultz said on Sunday that the company planned to hire 10,000 refugees over five years in 75 countries, two days after U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order banning...

(Full report and slide presentation) DuPont ends year with higher earnings

  DuPont  ended the year with higher  earnings and  CEO Ed Breen saying a merger with Dow has been pushed back.  In the fourth quarter, GAPP (Generally Accepted Accounted Principles)   earnings were  $0.29 per share with...

Delaware joins suit supporting financial watchdog agency

Attorney General Matt Denn joined 16 other attorneys general in filing a motion Monday to intervene in a federal appeals case, with the goal of ensuring that the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The...

Talent Exchange site formed in response to DuPont job cuts

In one of his acts as governor, Jack  Markell announced  that a new Talent Exchange has been developed to assist dislocated workers in their search for new employment opportunities. The Talent Exchange creates a profile based on...

Year in Review: A wild ride for Chemours stock

Chemours’ stock had a roller coaster ride in 2016 as the DuPont spin-off shook off bankruptcy rumors. For Delaware, the big issue was whether the company would retain its headquarters and about 1,000 jobs in...

Solenis CEO Panichella wins entrepreneurial award

The Chemists’ Club has awarded John Panichella, CEO of Solenis with the Winthrop-Sears Medal for Entrepreneurial Achievement. Panichella was recognized for his successful commitment to building an entrepreneurial leadership platform at multiple large specialty chemical companies, according...

DuPont selling food safety testing business

DuPont Nutrition & Health is selling a food safety testing business that operated under the Qualicon name.  Hygiena, a Warburg Pincus private equity company that specializes in food safety and environmental sanitation testing, announced that...

DuPont earns 100 score in gay, lesbian, transgender.

DuPont  earned a 100 percent score in the  Human Rights Campaign  Foundation,  released the 2017 Corporate Equality Index. The annual report assessed  lesbian, gay and transgender  inclusion in major companies and law firms across the...