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DuPont™ Corian Introduce New Material Made with DeepColour™ Technology

DuPont™ Corian® introduces more rich and beautiful blacks made with pioneering DeepColour™ Technology.

In addition to Deep Nocturne, DuPont presents Deep Anthracite, Deep Black Quartz and Deep Night Sky.

February 2014 –There is an exciting new design option available in solid surfaces, offering an advanced solution for darker colours and delivering high performance, elegance and reliability.

The new Deep Black Quartz tone of DuPont™ Corian®, a rich black landscape offset by a vivid array of ivory specks. is one of the four new black tones of DuPont™ Corian® made with DeepColour™ Technology*. This new manufacturing technology enables DuPont to produce solid surfaces in dark colours featuring an enhanced combination of beauty and functionality. (Photo Denise Bonenti + styling Alessandra Salaris for DuPont™ Corian®, all rights reserved.)

New DeepColour™ Technology has been used to produce four sophisticated black tones:

  • Deep Nocturne, a classic, solid, and ultra-versatile jet black

  • Deep Anthracite, a lustrous black immersed with minute flecks of silver.

  • Deep Black Quartz, a sleek black landscape offset by an array of ivory specks

  • Deep Night Sky, a midnight black with a galaxy of translucent particles.

As part of its "Endless Evolution" initiative, DuPont has again set the standard in advanced surfacing materials for interior design and architecture. DeepColour™ Technology (a patent pending invention) now enables the creation of dark solid surfaces which offer deeper, more intense and durable colour, improved wear performance, plus easier thermoforming, seaming and finishing.

"DuPont™ Corian® solid surfaces are transforming interior design and architecture, thanks to their special combination of properties and performance,” says Eddy Verschueren, Global Technical Manager for DuPont™ Corian®, DuPont Building Innovations. “Through DeepColour™ Technology, we have proposed a superior solution - in terms of fabrication, aesthetics and functionality – in dark colours. Thanks to the versatility of this technology, we will soon be introducing other colours, which will offer the same combination of functionality and beauty, delivering the innovation promise behind our ‘Endless Evolution’ programme."

DuPont™ Corian® is a high-tech surfacing material with a vast and inspiring range of applications that open up new horizons for design. With its sophisticated combination of beauty, durability and versatility, DuPont™ Corian® can be applied to almost any conceivable design scheme or sector, from interior to exterior and whether curved or angular, flat or textured, functional or decorative. Endlessly evolving and embodying new technologies, DuPont™ Corian® offers genuine longevity and confidence in performance. Available in over 80 colours, DuPont™ Corian® can be shaped into virtually any conceivable design and is joined seamlessly to create sleek, strong, hygienic and easy-care surfaces.   

The four colours of DuPont™ Corian® made with DeepColour™ Technology will be commercially available in Europe, Middle East and Africa as of 1st February 2014.

About the "Endless Evolution" initiative of DuPont™ Corian®

The DuPont™ Corian® business has launched a new long-term initiative - across the Europe Middle East and Africa region - represented with the "Endless Evolution" slogan and logo. The initiative encompasses manufacturing innovations, new product development, and technical and marketing programs that will further strengthen the leadership position of DuPont™ Corian® as a beautifully versatile and reliable surfacing solution for the furnishing, interior design and architecture markets.

First created as a high performance material for kitchen and bathroom worktops, DuPont™ Corian® is now - thanks to its unique combination of functionality, versatility and beauty - a leading global brand among surfacing materials for interior design and architecture. Over the years, DuPont has transformed DuPont™ Corian® solid surface into an exceptional design tool for every application you can imagine. Kitchens, bathrooms, lighting, furnishing, facades, seating, radiators, home automation, touch control surfaces: today, DuPont™ Corian® can be found almost everywhere in Commercial, Residential and Public Space environments.

DuPont™ Corian® has received important certifications for its environmental performance (such as GreenGuard®, NAHB North American Builders Association, US Green Building Council’s LEED® Green Building Rating System and Scientific Certification Systems) and its superior hygienic performance has been certified by independent institutions (such as NSF International, Royal Institute of Public Health and LGA QualiTest). Furthermore, DuPont Corian® is the most certified solid surface for building facades (for example it has achieved the UK certificate CWCT 2012/050, Certification "Avis Technique" ATEC 2/11, Seismic certification by CSTB). All DuPont plants manufacturing DuPont™ Corian® have reduced to zero their impact on landfills by reducing, reusing and recycling, and their environmental management systems have been certified according to ISO 14001.

About DuPont - DuPont has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802.  The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment.  For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit www.dupont.com.

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