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Dupont

Dupont (NYSE: DD) is a manufactures a range of products for distribution and sale to many different markets, including the transportation, safety and protection, motor vehicle, home furnishings, medical, electronics, communications and the nutrition and health markets.

Company Description

Dupont engages in biotechnology in seed modification, sales and distribution. They are considered a leading competitor to Monsanto in this product line.

In 2012, Dupont announced the sale of its automotive coatings business to Carlisle. This sale significantly reduces Dupont's position as a supplier to the transportation market.

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