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DuPont Opens Office in Saskatoon

New office expands DuPont’s commitment to customers’ growth in Western Canada

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, November 22, 2012 – DuPont, the global science company, has opened an approximately 6,600-square-foot office at 510 Cope Way in Saskatoon.

“This new Saskatoon office increases our profile and demonstrates our expanded commitment to the growth of our customers in Saskatchewan and Western Canada,” said Mike Oxley, DuPont Canada’s President and Chief Financial Officer. “Our goal is to use our science to develop timely and effective solutions, delivered with unmatched support, to generate success for our customers.”

With staff from DuPont Pioneer and Crop Protection businesses on site, this new office will complement the Crop Protection agriculture experimental farm at Hanley, Saskatchewan, and the DuPont Pioneer research centre in Saskatoon. The office will also be used by other DuPont businesses.

“This office serves as the base for our Western Canada commercial unit and enables us to deliver even more focused and defined market approaches, including agronomic support and services to help increase farmer productivity and profitability,” said Ian Grant, President of DuPont Pioneer in Canada.

“With the opening of the new office, DuPont Crop Protection is strengthening our presence and commitment to Western Canada, especially at a time when we are introducing exciting new crop protection technology to help farmers make the most of every acre and contribute to the quality, quantity and sustainability of the world’s food supply,” said Priscila Vansetti, DuPont Canada’s Director of Crop Protection.

DuPont has more than 1,400 employees located in offices and facilities across Canada. About half of DuPont’s Canadian facilities and employees are focused on agriculture and food-related products and services. The company’s Canadian headquarters is in Mississauga, Ontario.

DuPont (NYSE: DD) 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.ca.

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