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Dupont Acquires Stonetech[tm] Professional, Inc

March 1, 2005
DuPont Chemical Solutions Enterprise (DCSE) signed an agreement where it will acquire the business and marketing assets of StoneTech[tm] Professional, Inc. of Walnut Creek, CA, a provider of stone care products for the stone and tile industry. Financial terms were not disclosed.

As part of strategic growth initiatives, DCSE's Surface Protection Solutions (SPS) has been supplying various markets and end-use applications with chemistries to protect surfaces from water penetration, staining, spotting and soil damage for over 35 years. “This acquisition will expand and improve our product offerings and competencies to meet overall growing surface protection requirements,” said John Moriarty, SPS Global Market Leader. “We look forward to servicing the growing needs of both our current DuPont customers, as well as the existing StoneTech[tm] Professional customer base.”

Founded in 1802, DuPont operates in more than 70 countries, and the company offers a wide range of products and services to markets including agriculture, nutrition, electronics, communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation and apparel.