DuPont Building Innovations joins the Power Matters Alliance
WILMINGTON, Delaware, June 27, 2013
-- DuPont Building Innovations to champion embedding wireless charging
solutions for smartphones and tablets into DuPont™ Corian® solid surfaces used
in furnishings for the home and public spaces
WILMINGTON, Delaware, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --DuPont Building
Innovations has joined the Power Matters Alliance (PMA) and is working with
other PMA members on wireless charging solutions for smartphones and tablets
that can be effectively integrated into worktops made with DuPont™ Corian®
(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130627/NY39215 )
"The next phase in wireless power is seeing it embedded into surfaces used for
furnishing solutions," said Ron Resnick, President of PMA. "DuPont has been
driving innovation for decades in the area of advanced materials. DuPont™
Corian® solid surface is a globally renowned premium solution in the markets
of furnishing and interior design, both commercial and residential. The
collaboration between PMA and DuPont Building Innovations marks another step
forward in the PMA's vision to make smart wireless power a ubiquitous part of
PMA was founded byPowermatTechnologies andProcter & Gamblein 2012 and its
board also includes representatives ofAT&T, Duracell, Starbucksand the U.S.
Government'sEnergy Star (non-voting).
"We are excited to join the PMA and demonstrate once again the endless
evolution capabilities of DuPont™ Corian® solid surface for creating the
furnishing solutions of tomorrow," said Ruslan Yusupov, global marketing
director of DuPont Building Innovations. "We have been exploring the right
technologies and partners for integrating wireless power into specific
applications of DuPont™ Corian®, and we have found both in the PMA. We
recognize that wireless power is fundamental for the further development of
our mobile society, and we look forward to combining it with the design
versatility and beauty of DuPont™ Corian® solid surface. For decades, surfaces
made with DuPont™ Corian® have brought superior functionality and style into
homes and public spaces. Now we aim to bring this level of performance to new
heights, while meeting the emerging needs of industries and consumers to
remain powered up throughout the day."
About the Power Matters Alliance ( www.powermatters.org ) PMA was founded
byPowermatTechnologies andProcter & Gamblein 2012. A wide array of
PMA-compliant products are available at leading retailers, and compatible
"wireless charging spots" have been installed at leading airports, stadiums,
restaurants, gyms and hair salons. Membership of the PMA is open to all, and
its technical specifications are available to all members at
About DuPont™ Corian® ( www.corian.com , www.facebook.com/CorianDesign ) The
continuous efforts, the investment and the creativity of DuPont in research
and technology, product innovation, new applications development and marketing
have made DuPont™ Corian® solid surface a design tool offering exceptional
versatility and almost limitless possibilities for producing high-quality,
effective, functional and reliable solutions addressed to residential, public
and commercial environments, both indoor and outdoor.
From kitchens to lamps, from bathrooms to the exterior cladding of buildings,
from seating solutions to home automation systems, from radiators to touch
control surfaces, from tables to furnishing and fashion accessories, to
mention just a few: the "magic" of DuPont™ Corian® can be found today in an
extremely wide variety of products, systems and objects that everyone uses or
experiences in daily life. And the list keeps on growing.
DuPont™ Corian® solid surface (the whole range or specific colors) has
received important independent certifications (like UL Environment GreenGuard
Certification, Home Innovation Research Labs/NBGS Green Certified Product,
Scientific Certification Systems, Ecospecifier). Its performance also has been
certified by prestigious independent institutions (for example, by NSF
International for food contact, The Royal Institute of Public Health and LGA
QualiTest for hygienic performance).
The DuPont manufacturing facilities that produce DuPont™ Corian® solid surface
have been certified according to ISO 14001. As a result of a multi-year
improvement program, all of these facilities have achieved zero landfill
status by reducing, reusing and recycling manufacturing by-products and waste.
DuPont – DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and
engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products,
materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating
with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find
solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for
people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life
and the environment. For additional information about DuPont and its
commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit www.dupont.com .
The DuPont oval logo, DuPont™ and Corian® are registered trademarks or
trademarks of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company or its affiliates. The
Power Matters Alliance logo is a property of Power Matters Alliance, Inc.
Other logos, trademarks and registered trademarks mentioned in this press
release are a property of their respective owners.
Contact: DuPont Building Innovations: Claudio Greco, DuPont Building
Innovations, Public Relations and Media Relations Manager (Europe, Middle East
and Africa), email@example.com; or Power Matters Alliance: Scott
Eisenstein, Global VP, External Relations, Power Matters Alliance, tel.
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