DuPont Completes Acquisition of MECS
Per the agreement, MECS became a wholly owned subsidiary of DuPont and part of the company’s Sustainable Solutions business, effective December 31, 2010.
“We are pleased to begin 2011 by welcoming MECS into DuPont Sustainable Solutions,” said James R. Weigand, president, DuPont Sustainable Solutions. “This acquisition enables us to diversify our clean technologies portfolio in significant ways. As a result, we estimate an increase in the addressable market for our clean air and clean fuel offerings from approximately $200 million to $1 billion. This action also is aligned with our corporate goals that call for using our science and technology to protect people and the environment and to address the needs of developing regions.”
MECS is a leading global provider of process technology, proprietary specialty equipment and technical services for sulfuric acid producers. In addition, it supplies proprietary heat recovery systems that generate carbon-neutral energy from sulfuric acid plants.
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