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Friday, November 2, 2018

The risks taken for the rewards of modern life

Good afternoon, The  accident at the Delaware City refinery has been in the headlines for a couple of days News of the Tuesday mishap was posted on Wednesday, with initial reports indicating an explosion and/or fire...

DowDuPont announces boards of spinoff companies

DowDuPont announced the members of the future boards of directors its three future spinoffs -  of Dow, DuPont, and Corteva Agriscience. DowDuPont CEO Ed Breen will become executive chairman of DuPont, with longtime DuPont board...

Christiana Mall Macy’s part of 50-store, $200 million upgrade

The Christiana Mall Macy’s is part of the company’s $200 million Growth50 initiative. The store has been isted the mall store as one of the 50 locations that will be part of the makeover project...

Chemours issues first Corporate Responsibility report

The Chemours Company announced that it has issued its first Corporate Responsibility Commitment   Report.   The report expresses Chemours' corporate responsibility commitment— an extension of the company's growth strategy — as ten  goals targeted for completion by 2030.  The goals...

Incyte’s earnings decline in third quarter, rise in the first nine months of...

Incyte Corporation reported its  third quarter and nine-month financial results and provided an update on the company’s development portfolio. Earnings declined during the quarter, but rose for the first nine months of the year and were...

The Bancorp reports earnings spike after sales of retirement account business

The Bancorp, Inc. north Wilmington, reported sharply higher earnings in the third quarter and recorded a gain from the sale of its Individual Retirement Account business. The Bancorp reported net income of $61.3 million for...

Dover Downs Gaming reports 3rd quarter loss

Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. reported a  loss in the third quarter, due in part to expenses from a pending merger with a Rhode Island casino. Share prices were down about 3.4 percent after...

Sallie Mae reports higher 3rd quarter earnings

Student lender Sallie Mae reported higher earnings in the third quarter. The company is based near Newark. Student lender  “Our continued focus on customer experience enhancements and application process efficiencies have resulted in another outstanding peak...

DuPont launches lightweight flame-resistant Nomex fabric

DuPont Safety & Construction  announced the launch of Nomex  Comfort, an innovative lightweight fabric combining flame resistant protection of Nomex with enhanced comfort and breathability. “In talking with safety managers and wearers, we understood that one...

Solenis adds new line of additives that ease use of paper for digital...

Solenis   has introduced a new line of  imPress ID paper additives  designed exclusively for HP Indigo digital presses. Solenis, which is based in north Wilmington acquired businesses from Ashland, formerly Hercules. Hercules-Ashland, including its paper...