Abstract This paper shall look at the chemicals multinational DuPont and Company and the organization’s financial performance during fiscal year 2009. DuPont Performance The E. I. du Pont de Nemours Company is a major diversified chemicals multinational headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware. Founded in 1802 primarily as an explosives manufacturer, the company has expanded in size and reach continuously over the past two hundred plus years. Today DuPont, as the company is commonly referenced, sells products and services across a wide variety of industries that include: agriculture, food & nutrition, electronics, communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation, health care, and apparel. DuPont has a worldwide...The end:
.....d, the company’s position of market share leadership across all products and industries, combined with a strategy to create greater supply chain and manufacturing efficiencies, allowed DuPont to realize solid earnings for its shareholders. References “2009 DuPont Annual Report.” (2010). DuPont and Company. Retrieved October 8, 2010 from: http://phx.corporate-ir.net/External.File?item=UGFyZW50SUQ9NTJ8Q2hpbGRJRD0tMXxUeXBlPTM=&t=1 “Company at a Glance.” (2010). DuPont and Company. Retrieved October 7, 2010 from: http://www2.dupont.com/Our_Company/en_US/glance/index.html Thompson, A., Gamble, J. and Strickland, A. (2009). Crafting and Executing Strategy: The Quest for Competitive Advantage, 17th Edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: McGraw-Hill.