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DuPont Well Positioned for Long-Term Growth in Agricultural Productivity, Safety and Security, Renewable Energy
Date:5/30/2008

nd nutrition through science, and we are well-positioned in key global markets as more countries adopt biotech seed," Holliday said.

Safety and Security. "The company's safety expertise and highly differentiated product offerings position it well to service the basic need for people to feel safe and secure at home, at work and at play. Capacity expansions are under way to meet strong global demand for products such as DuPont(TM) Kevlar(R) and Nomex(R)," Holliday said.

Renewable Energy. As economies modernize in emerging markets, the demand for hydrocarbon resources is increasing dramatically, further contributing to climate change and other environmental impacts. "We need to rethink the way we source and use energy and work to minimize the amount of carbon we put into the atmosphere," Holliday said.

He noted that DuPont is anticipating increased demand for renewable energy sources by developing products and technologies for photovoltaics and advanced biofuels, such as cellulosic ethanol -- a next generation biofuel produced from non-food sources.

Holliday said DuPont's sales into photovoltaics within five years will be over $1 billion -- up from about $300 million today. He noted that DuPont and Genencor, a division of Danisco A/S, announced an agreement earlier this month to form DuPont Danisco Cellulosic Ethanol LLC, a 50/50 global joint venture to develop and commercialize the leading, low-cost technology solution for the production of cellulosic ethanol to address a $75 billion global market opportunity.

DuPont (NYSE: DD) is a science-based products and services company. Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science to work by creating sustainable solutions essential to a better, safer, healthier life for people every
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