Dow DuPont recently announced the 2018 R&D 100 Awards program has named four finalists from the new DuPont transportation and advanced polymers portfolio, two grades of Zytel® HTN and two automotive adhesives, BETASEAL™ 7160 glass bonding systems and BETAFORCE™ 9050M composite bonding adhesives. All four products reportedly meet customer criteria for challenges including vehicle lightweighting, electrification and the emergence of 5G wireless technology. 

“We are very pleased to have four innovative new products recognized as finalists, highlighting our advancements and developments around vehicle lightweighting and advancements in electrification” said Scott Collick, global R&D leader. “We will continue to work on new innovations as the industry transforms.”

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