Stoney’s British Pub
3007 Concord Pike
“DuPont’s Metallurgical Innovations”
For over 200 years, DuPont, headquartered in Wilmington Delaware, has been famous for a host of polymers and chemicals that the company invented, made and successfully marketed, transforming the region into an enriching place to work. Less known are the metallurgical developments that enabled safe and commercially successful operation of the manufacturing plants. Novel DuPont science and technology and know-how enabled other metallurgical inventions. Many of these benefitted not only DuPont, but also other industries. This colorful talk describe the technical background to some key inventions and the people who were responsible.