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DuPont Gains Distributor in Graphics

November 12, 2008

Lair Plastics deal will expand Tyvek's scope.

DuPont Nonwovens today announced Laird Plastics, a leading independent plastics distributor in North America, as a new distributor for DuPont Graphics products. Selected for its nationwide presence and commitment to sustainable solutions, Laird Plastics will help expand distribution of DuPont Graphics products with a focus on DuPont Tyvek print media in the wide-format marketplace.

“We are proud to partner with DuPont, a recognized leader for its commitment to the environment and the health and safety of its employees,” said Brett Thompson, Western region market development manager at Laird Plastics.  “Laird Plastics is committed to streamlining the supply chain and providing customers with sustainable alternatives for traditional print materials.”

Laird Plastics consists of 51 service centers and 500 employees with more than 30,000 customers across North America in all segments of commercial, industrial and advertising activity. The company offers an extensive range of products including graphics materials (substrates and a variety of higher end materials) and mechanical/engineering materials.

“We were excited to find a distributor who so closely aligns with DuPont in corporate values and sustainability goals,” said Carolyn Burns, global marketing manager of DuPont Nonwovens. “We look forward to working with Laird as we bring affordable and sustainable media to the wide-format graphics industry.”
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