Month: September 2018

Datwyler, a global supplier of industrial components, this week celebrated the official opening of its new production plant in Middletown, Del. The plant will create approximately 120 jobs, the majority from the local community, according to the firm’s estimates. The plant is built around the First Line manufacturing standard, a special process designed to produce rubber…

House Republicans strongly favor new federal regulations on sports gambling after the Supreme Court allowed states to open sports books. At a hearing of a House Judiciary subcommittee, GOP members expressed concerns Thursday about advertisements and online gambling platforms targeting minors, as well as the potential for match-fixing. “For Congress to do nothing is the…

DuPont Industrial Biosciences has introduced a new chemical for use in liquid laundry detergents. The PREFERENZ® P 300 joins the company’s portfolio of enzymes for use in detergent, which includes EFFECTENZ® and REVITALENZ®. The company touts that its products’ enzymes help remove stains while striving for biodegradability and sustainability. “DuPont Industrial Biosciences brings tremendous value to…

An employer-paid health insurance concept is spreading through Delaware that aims to help small- and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) reduce health care costs and eventually transition to self-insurance plans. Michael Geary, principal in the Wilmington-based insurance consulting firm Synurture, said that Participating Funding Arrangement™ insurance (PFA) is an old concept that has taken root over the…