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Thu October 18, 2012
DuPont opens innovation center in Michigan
TROY, Mich. (AP) - Chemical giant DuPont Co. is opening an innovation center in suburban Detroit that's aimed at speeding the introduction of new products for the automotive industry.
The Wilmington, Del.-based company's facility opened Thursday. It is DuPont's eighth-such center and is located at its Automotive Development Center in Troy. The innovation center connects DuPont's Detroit-area customer base with 9,500 company scientists and engineers worldwide.
DuPont says one aim of the innovation center is to boost collaboration with customers, government, educational institutions and business partners.
The company already had automotive industry-focused innovation centers in India, South Korea and Japan.