For over 200 years, DuPont has been synonymous with life-changing discoveries and scientific know-how, reinventing ourselves along the way.
The history of DuPont is a history of scientific and technological breakthroughs. But more than that, it’s a story of transformation. From the beginning, our company has changed and evolved, so that we can keep finding essential innovations to solve the most challenging problems and help people live safer, healthier lives.
The path to sustainable growth
DuPont completes a sweeping restructuring and draws on biotechnology to realize a new vision of sustainable growth in its third century.
A search for direction
DuPont engages the energy and environmental crises of the 1970s, enters the energy business, and expands its presence in the electronics and pharmaceuticals fields.
DuPont makes key contributions to Allied victory in World War II, widens its product offerings to post-war consumers and struggles with antitrust charges and larger social and economic tensions.
Research. Discovery. Innovation.
Commitment to basic scientific research survives the Great Depression to yield phenomenal results in synthetic rubber and textiles.
The experimental station and transformative growth
?DuPont becomes a modern, diversified chemical company and undergoes a major reorganization.
Science, vision, and the birth of DuPont
DuPont becomes a modern, diversified chemical company and undergoes a major reorganization.