Category: Manufacturing

Here’s all you need to know about the Clean Power Plan (CPP) and its goal to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from electric generators in one sentence. The CPP is illegal, is another sign of our divided country, it wouldn’t have a discernible impact on global warming, and the emission goals will probably be met without…

DowDuPont Transportation and Advanced Polymers has introduced DuPont Kalrez 9600, a perfluoroelastomer developed for the semiconductor fabricating industry. DowDuPont is promoting Kalrez as a high-purity product that provides longer seal life; is ozone, ammonia, fluorine and oxygen radical resistant, and has ultralow outgassing and outstanding thermal stability. The company said Kalrez is suited for plasma…

Delaware’s ILC Dover, which manufactures high-performance flexible materials for products ranging from spacesuits to flood protection, celebrated its 70th anniversary at its Frederica headquarters today. Started in 1947 as International Latex Corporation, ILC Dover is known for the production of space suits for NASA. Since the 1960s, ILC has been involved in space development and…

Delaware is moving closer to expanding the Port of Wilmington and possibly creating 5,000 new jobs. The News Journal of Wilmington reported Sunday that state and port officials are reviewing three proposals. They would privatize the existing port on the Christina River while adding a new container dock on the Delaware River. Discussions about expanding the…

(AP) — A $100 billion semiconductor company based in Singapore will legally relocate its home address to the United States, President Donald Trump announced Thursday. Broadcom Limited, which manufactures communications chips around the world, said it would relocate its legal address to Delaware once shareholders approve the move, bringing $20 billion in annual revenue back…

(AP) — The Chemours Co., a specialty chemical company spunoff from the DuPont Co., says it plans to build a research and innovation facility on the University of Delaware campus. Officials said Monday that the project will establish an innovation partnership and talent development pipeline between Chemours and the university, while keeping 330 researcher and…

(AP) — A Delaware judge has dismissed as shareholder lawsuit challenging Viacom Inc.’s payment of more than $13 million in compensation to company founder and former chairman Sumner Redstone. The lawsuit, dismissed Wednesday, alleged that Viacom’s directors approved payments to Redstone from 2014 to 2016 despite knowing that the ailing billionaire media mogul was incapacitated…

US NewGenzyme, a subsidiary of the Chinese food ingredient and flour additive company Southern New Well Food Co., officially opened its Newport building yesterday, with Governor John Carney and Secretary of State Jeffrey Bullock on hand. US NewGenzyme uses a fermentation process to manufacture an all-natural bio-enzyme used to improve flour products. The product will…