E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) is a science and technology-based company. The Company�s subsidiaries and affiliates conduct manufacturing, seed production or selling activities and distribute products manufactured by the Company. The Company operates in seven segments: Agriculture, Electronics & Communications, Industrial Biosciences, Nutrition & Health, Performance Chemicals, Performance Materials and Safety & Protection. Its other business operations include certain embryonic businesses, such as pre-commercial programs and nonaligned businesses in other. DuPont conducts research and development (R&D) programs across multiple fields, including biology, chemistry, engineering and materials science. The Company�s brands include Pioneer, DuPont Teflon, Capstone, Opteon yf, Isceon, Suva, Vazo, Vertrel, Virkon, Viton, Zyron and Bynel coextrudable adhesive resins, Elvax EVA resins, DuPont Kevlar, Nomex and Tyvek.