DuPont, in association with Genencor, develops a patented process to create 1,3-propanediol (PDO) using plant-derived starch in place of petroleum.

Mohawk launches SmartStrand™ carpet using DuPont™ Sorona®, a polymer invention based on 1,3-propanediol that offers consumers the durability of nylon and remarkable stain resistance.

Kilfrost Group PLC brings to market Kilfrost DFSustain®, the world’s first sustainable, Type I wing deicing fluid—with Susterra® propanediol as a major ingredient.

Cryotech introduces Susterra® propanediol in its Cryotech BX36® runway dicing fluid.