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Founded in 1802 as a gunpowder manufacturing concern, E.I. DuPont de Nemours has grown to become the nation’s 70th-largest industrial/service corporation. DuPont now includes six distinct divisions, engaged in businesses ranging from electronics and communications to textile development and nutritional products. Through subsidiaries and partnerships, DuPont operates in more than 20 countries.
COMPANY HEADQUARTERS: 1007 Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19898
COMPANY WEB SITE: www.dupont.com
2001 GROSS REVENUES: $25.4B
NUMBER OF EXMPLOYEES: 79,000
TYPES OF BUSINESS: Development and manufacture of chemicals, synthetic fibers, electronics, agricultural products and biotech materials.