DuPont expands ChemPoint.com partnership into finished fluids market with U.S. distribution of Krytox performance lubricants used in industries including chemical processing, pulp and paper, automotive and aerospace

BELLEVUE, Washington , July 5, 2011 (press release) – DuPont has selected ChemPoint.com, the leading e-distributor of specialty and fine chemicals, as the preferred distributor for their Krytox® performance lubricants, extending their current relationship into the finished fluids arena. The Krytox® product lines are used in a number of markets, including but not limited to aerospace, automotive, chemical processing, and pulp and paper. Effective July 18, 2011 ChemPoint will provide marketing, sales, technical support and order fulfillment for all Krytox® performance lubricants in the United States.

“ChemPoint’s extensive experience with specialty products in diverse markets and DuPont’s superior work processes position us for mutual success.”

“The team is excited about forging this new strategic partnership for Krytox®,” said Maureen Conaway Simpkins, ChemPoint Industrial Business Director. “ChemPoint’s extensive experience with specialty products in diverse markets and DuPont’s superior work processes position us for mutual success.”

DuPont Krytox® synthetic industrial lubricants thrive on tough challenges, in the most unforgiving environments, across a wide array of industries. Krytox® provides solutions to lubrication issues in critical situations such as extreme temperatures, non-flammability, oxygen compatibility, longevity, and resistance to caustic chemicals. These products enable superior performance, less maintenance and longer use-life.

Effective July 18, 2011, ChemPoint will begin to proactively contact customers to make them aware of the product portfolio and services provided by DuPont. To purchase material, request a sample or receive technical support, please contact ChemPoint’s Krytox® sales and support team through the Krytox®-dedicated phone line at 425-378-8568 or toll free at 800-485-9569 ext. 8568. You can also contact ChemPoint through e-mail at krytox@chempoint.com or online through www.chempoint.com.

About ChemPoint.com

As the leading “e-distributor” of specialty and fine chemicals in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Latin America, ChemPoint.com engages in exclusive product line relationships with premier manufacturers. From its North American and European interaction centers, ChemPoint (www.chempoint.com) provides its suppliers with marketing, sales, customer service and order fulfillment solutions for their targeted customer segments. ChemPoint is a Univar company. With a network of more than 170 distribution facilities, Univar (www.univar.com) is a world leader in chemical distribution.

About DuPont

DuPont (www.dupont.com) is a science-based products and services company. Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science to work by creating sustainable solutions essential to a better, safer, healthier life for people everywhere. Operating in more than 90 countries, DuPont offers a wide range of innovative products and services for markets including agriculture and food; building and construction; communications; and transportation.

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