From gunpowder to powder coatings, company marks 200 years in business
DuPont celebrated its bicentennial recently and is focusing more of its efforts on its powder coatings division.
July marked a milestone for DuPont as the company celebrated its 200th anniversary. In 2 centuries, the company has grown from a gunpowder manufacturer located by the Brandywine River in Pennsylvania into a global enterprise operating in 70 countries. The company evolved through a series of scientific leaps, taking on new materials services and technological advances along the way.