CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio (PRWEB) October 02, 2019
DuPont Electronics & Imaging hosted a groundbreaking ceremony yesterday to celebrate progress on the planned $220 million expansion at its Circleville, Ohio, plant. The ceremony included more than 100 attendees including guests from local and state government as well as DuPont employees and leadership.
“We remain very excited about how this expansion and increased capacity will enable us to better support our global customers and their need for advanced high-reliability materials,” said Jon Kemp, President, DuPont Electronics & Imaging. “This groundbreaking ceremony is an important milestone and we are pleased to have such great support from the local community to mark the occasion.”
The ceremony featured remarks from Kemp as well as Avi Avula, Global Business Director, DuPont Interconnect Solutions; Steve Irwin, Plant Manager, DuPont Circleville; Larry Obhof, President of the Ohio Senate; Brian Stewart, Commissioner, Pickaway County; and Donald McIlroy, Mayor of Circleville.
“DuPont’s plant expansion in Circleville is yet another indicator of Ohio’s strength in manufacturing, technology, and talent,” said Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof.
“This investment represents the strength of DuPont and the great working relationship the company has in Ohio and local communities,” said McIlroy. “Pickaway County and the City of Circleville thank DuPont and their employees for producing products that literally change the world.”
The event speakers participated in a ceremonial groundbreaking following their remarks.
The Circleville expansion will build new production assets to expand production of DuPont™ Kapton® polyimide film and DuPont™ Pyralux® flexible circuit materials to meet growing market demand in automotive, consumer electronics, telecom and defense.
DuPont anticipates that the new assets will be operational by 2021.
About DuPont Electronics & Imaging
DuPont Electronics & Imaging is a global supplier of materials and technologies serving the semiconductor, advanced chip packaging, circuit board, electronic and industrial finishing, display, and digital and flexographic printing industries. From advanced technology centers worldwide, teams of talented research scientists and application experts work closely with customers, providing solutions, products and technical service to enable next-generation technologies. More information about DuPont Electronics & Imaging can be found on our electronic solutions and advanced printing websites.
DuPont (NYSE: DD) is a global innovation leader with technology-based materials, ingredients and solutions that help transform industries and everyday life. Our employees apply diverse science and expertise to help customers advance their best ideas and deliver essential innovations in key markets including electronics, transportation, construction, water, health and wellness, food, and worker safety. More information can be found at http://www.dupont.com/.
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Photo Caption: DuPont Electronics & Imaging hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate progress on the planned $220 million expansion at its Circleville, Ohio, plant. Event speakers, pictured here during the ceremonial groundbreaking, included (L-R) Avi Avula, Global Business Director, DuPont Interconnect Solutions; Brian Stewart, Commissioner, Pickaway County; Steve Irwin, Plant Manager, DuPont Circleville; Larry Obhof, President of the Ohio Senate; Jon Kemp, President, DuPont Electronics & Imaging; and Donald McIlroy, Mayor of Circleville.