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Government & Public Sector

Government & Public Sector

DuPont is meeting the unique requirements of government agencies through our science driven innovation and collaboration.

As our country's population grows, so do the challenges of national defense. DuPont knows that protecting our country and meeting the energy and food needs of its inhabitants are not the jobs of just one company. By working together with local, regional and national agencies, we're able to offer a range of products that address these growing needs. After all, we're dedicated to the same thing: making the world better for all of us.

What Keeps You Safe — DuPont’s Story

  • Uses & Applications for National Defense

    From helping to protect the world to finding new energy solutions, learn all the ways DuPont strives to improve our nation for future generations.

  • Safety & Protection

    Protecting people and the environment is a top priority for DuPont. DuPont collaborates with Canadian government agencies to help them develop materials, products and solutions that keep us safe.

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    Energy & Utilities

    We’re advancing tomorrow’s energy technologies, from energy storage to renewables to energy efficiency applications

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    Agriculture & Nutrition

    Our scientists and engineers work to not only help improve food safety, but to make sure there is enough healthy food for everyone.

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    Building & Construction

    From public parks to federal buildings, our materials are more likely to weather the elements, increase energy efficiency, or withstand security threats.

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    Whether transporting people or goods, we have a range of solutions available to help manage transportation challenges.

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  • Science

  • Science and Technology at DuPont

    DuPont invests over $1.7 billion per year in research and development. We have over 9,500 scientists and engineers, located in more than 150 facilities across six continents. Learn more about our locations, scientists and the breadth of DuPont science.

  • Global Challenges


  • Thermal Regulations Overview

    DuPont offers an overview of the typical regulation hazard codes and the leading thermal regulations impacting personal protective equipment (PPE).

  • Better Protection for Protectors

  • The DSS Consulting Philosophy

    Read about the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) consulting philosophy and learn more about transformational business solutions informed by years of practical experience.

  • The Path to Operational Excellence

    Read the article to learn more about why operational excellence is one of the most important contributors to an organization’s sustainable performance and growth.

  • EPA Guidelines

    Brief summary of the US EPA's (Environmental Protection Agency) "Level's of Protection (LOP)" as applicable to those individuals involved in handling hazardous materials. LOP's are based on the type of respiratory protection required to ensure the safety of the user under the specified conditions of use.

  • Better Safety Monitoring

    Download the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) market study and research paper to learn more about safety monitoring and workplace safety incidents in Europe.

  • Relative Culture Strength

    Read the DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) article on world-class sustainable safety performance and Relative Culture Strength.

  • Brian Rains, Global Practice Leader

    Brian Rains leads our Operations Excellence practice, helping clients optimize their operations performance through a holistic approach to safety, quality, yields, assets, supply chains and energy utilization improvement.

  • Durability and Lifecycle of DuPont™ Protera®

    The superior lifecycle of DuPont™ Protera®, as well as its thermal-resistant protection and ease of maintenance, sets it apart from FR-treated fabrics. See how Protera® compares.

  • Durability and Lifecycle of DuPont™ Nomex®

    Durable, inherently fire-resistant Nomex® fiber has an excellent wear life and helps contribute to bottom-line savings.

  • Comfort & Heat Stress

    For maximum protection against fires, the body must be covered as completely as possible with flame-resistant protective clothing. This requires long pants and long sleeves, making for hot work in warm and humid climates. Understandably, industrial workers may be concerned about potential heat stress when wearing protective apparel. Learn more about the factors that can lead to heat stress, and how DuPont brands can help offer comfort and protection in protective garments.

  • Flame-Resistant Technologies – FRT vs. Inherent

    What are the differences between “inherent” and “treated” flame resistant fabrics? Learn how each fabric reacts when exposed to heat, and when flame-resistant properties can be removed.