Innovative Thinking From Our Experts
December 17, 2018
Once a way to preserve food, salting and fermenting are now reserved for delicacies—thanks to low global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants like Opteon™, the modern way to keep food safe, delicious, and nutritious.
“A whole cold chain runs from the fishing trawlers that harvest the catch to the cook who puts the fillet in the skillet. And all of it depends on refrigeration.”
Click to hear Chuck Allgood, Refrigerants Technology Leader, discuss how Opteon™ low GWP refrigerants add variety to our dining experiences and help make them more enjoyable.
November 26, 2018
When it comes to vacations, the good old days are right now. And, in no small part, that’s thanks to chemistry, which helps make our trips safer and more energy efficient.
“Just about every part of vacationing is better now—and it’s all because of chemistry.”
Click to hear Randal Perry, Technical Fellow, discuss how Nafion™ membranes help make vacations more fun.
October 1, 2018
Stefanie Kopchick explains that Opteon™ low global warming potential stationary refrigerants aren’t just environmentally sustainable; they’re a cost-effective, long-term solution.
“Ice plants running on Opteon™ low global warming potential refrigerants can produce ice surfaces that meet the exacting standards of professional hockey—without depleting the ozone layer.”
Click to hear Stefanie Kopchick, Global Market Manager, discuss how Opteon™ stationary refrigerants help make our experiences at hockey arenas more enjoyable.
August 20, 2018
Diane Closser (left) and Chad Warriner (right) reveal how Krytox™ lubricants could help enable amusement park rides to become more and more extreme.
“Krytox™ doesn’t break down, volatilize, or ignite, thereby enabling designers to invent bigger, better thrills.”
Click to hear Diane Closser and Chad Warriner, Technical Service Engineers, discuss how Krytox™ lubricants could help make our experiences at amusement parks enjoyable.
July 30, 2018
Thomas Band, Fluoropolymers Business Manager, on how Teflon EcoElite™ renewably sourced finish can help us better enjoy the great outdoors.
“We’re unlocking new chemistries like Teflon EcoElite™ that allow us to combine high performance with high sustainability.”
Click to hear Thomas Band, Fluoropolymers Business Manager, discuss how Teflon EcoElite™ provides high performance and high sustainability to help us enjoy outdoor recreation.
May 28, 2018
Mark Vergnano, President and Chief Executive Officer, on discovering delights in chemistry.
“We’ve set out to take a closer look at the chemistry underlying memorable experiences we share with our friends and family, aiming to highlight the role chemistry plays in these moments of exuberance."
Click to hear from President and Chief Executive Officer, Mark Vergnano, on why chemistry is essential to how we have fun and why Chemours has chosen to highlight this topic.
January 08, 2018
Kevin Leary (left) and Zeru Tekie (right) on how collaboration will spur innovation at the new Chemours Discovery Hub on the University of Delaware’s STAR Campus.
“The University of Delaware partnership will be a magnet that attracts the best and brightest scientists and engineers, giving them a place to make their marks. That will serve Chemours as well, helping the company attract top talent.”
Click to hear from Kevin Leary, Global Technology Director, Titanium Technologies, and Zeru Tekie, Global Technical Director, Fluoroproducts on how Chemours’ academic partnerships help advance innovation and collaboration.
November 06, 2017
Jean-Marc Imbert, Global Product Manager, on Moving Automotive Innovation into the Future
“The automotive industry is changing incredibly fast. This is placing extraordinary demands on the materials used in engines.”
Click to hear more from Global Product Manager, Viton™ Fluoroelastomers, Jean-Marc Imbert, on how Viton™ is helping automakers meet new regulations and demands.
October 23, 2017
Denise Dignam, Global Business Director, on the Potential of Industrial Lubricants
“Every kilogram of Krytox™ lubricants is different because you’re putting in different additives based on specific needs of the customer.”
Click to hear more from Global Business Director, Fluoropolymers, Denise Dignam, on how Krytox™ lubricants help us continue to innovate across industries.
September 25, 2017
Susan Kelliher, Senior Vice President, on The Future of STEM Careers
“We’re targeting emerging generations now. We aim to take STEM out of its silo and give it a broader meaning for the future workforce.”
Click to hear more from Senior Vice President, Susan Kelliher, to get her take on the STEM talent of tomorrow.
August 21, 2017
Jesal Chopra, Global Business Director, on The Future Home
“While chemistry drives advances across every industry and commercial segment, it is in the home where we can most acutely witness modern chemistry innovations at work.”
Click to hear more from Global Business Director, Jesal Chopra, to get her take on the home of tomorrow.
July 24, 2017
Bryan Snell, President of Titanium Technologies, on Global Product Adaptation
“We could learn about individual local markets from research, but multinational companies that develop their own on-site relationships will always know their customers better. That’s what we do.”
Click to hear more from President of Titanium Technologies, Bryan Snell, as he looks at adapting our global products to meet local needs.
June 12, 2017
Bob Buck, Ph.D. and Technical Fellow, on Sustainability
“We can actually improve upon performance while innovating and inventing sustainable solutions, and that’s what we’re focused on.”
Click to hear more about Bob Buck’s perspective on sustainability that empowers the chemical industry to provide innovative solutions for.
May 29, 2017
Paul Kirsch, President of Fluoroproducts, on Reinventing Existing Products
“It’s important to devote time and effort to anticipate market trends and the regulatory environments that affect them. Such thinking ultimately serves our customers and enables them to get ahead of the changing environment.”
Click to discover more about Paul Kirsch’s take on reinventing existing products to meet changing customer needs and goals.
April 17, 2017
Mark Vergnano, President and CEO, on Fostering Innovation
“We need to unleash the power of new molecules and use new technology to move science forward.”
Click to read more about Mark Vergnano’s take on fostering chemical innovation.