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Royal DSM is a global, purpose-led, science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM’s purpose is to create brighter lives for all. DSM addresses with its products and solutions some of the world’s biggest challenges while simultaneously creating economic, environmental and societal value for all its stakeholders – customers, employees, shareholders, and society at large. DSM delivers innovative solutions for human nutrition, animal nutrition, personal care and aroma, medical devices, green products and applications, and new mobility and connectivity. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company was founded in 1902 and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam.

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DSM announces partnership with SABIC and UPM Biofuels to create bio-based Dyneema®

DyneemaRoyal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, and UPM Biofuels, a leading producer of sustainable raw materials, today announced a partnership that will help to reduce the environmental footprint of Dyneema®, the world’s strongest fiber. The collaboration will see Dyneema® transition to bio-based feedstock leveraging SABIC’s ground-breaking TRUCIRCLE™ solutions for certified renewable products. As such, DSM is delivering on its commitment to improve the sustainability footprint of Dyneema®, moving towards a circular, bio-based economy.

DSM showcases latest innovations for ballistic protective solutions made with Dyneema® at Eurosatory 2018

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, will demonstrate its innovative Dyneema® materials used by armor manufacturers to create the best-in-class hard and soft ballistics solutions at Eurosatory 2018. During Eurosatory, DSM (Booth H80 in Hall 6) will display armor solutions developed by its customers in a wide range of fields in vehicle and personal protection.

DSM invests to increase global Dyneema® production capacity

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition, materials, today announced to increase its production capacity for Dyneema®, the world’s strongest fiber™. Strong demand for both Dyneema® UD (Uni-Directional laminate) and Dyneema® fiber is prompting this increase. Financial details will not be disclosed.

DSM Dyneema successfully concludes patent infringement case 

DSM Dyneema successfully concludes patent infringement case.
(Photo DSM Dyneema, DYNPR362)DSM Dyneema, the inventor and manufacturer of Dyneema®, the world’s strongest fiber™, has successfully concluded a dispute with the Israeli firm FMS Enterprises Migun Ltd (FMS) concerning the infringement and validity of DSM Dyneema’s patents. This is the final step in a series of disputes including earlier unsuccessful attempts by FMS to challenge the validity of DSM Dyneema patent relating to an improved polyethylene fiber of ultra-high molecular weight (UHMWPE). The action against FMS was filed in November 2017 and concluded in March of 2018.

Key patent behind game-changing Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology upheld at highest European Patent Instance

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, today announces that a key patent of DSM Dyneema, protecting its Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology will be maintained after a second challenge before the Boards of Appeal of the European Patent Office. This radical innovation platform delivers game-changing materials for soft body armor and hard materials for helmets, vest inserts and vehicle armor. Armor made with Dyneema® Force Multiplier Technology is 30 percent lighter than traditional armor whilst providing the same level of ballistic protectio

DSM appoints Wilfrid Gambade as President DSM Dyneema

Wilfrid Gambade, President DSM Dyneema.
(Photo DSM Dyneema, DYNPR358) Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition, and materials, today announces that Wilfrid Gambade is appointed as President DSM Dyneema as of January 15 2018.

Armor Made with Dyneema® UD Shows Potential to Make Dyneema®, the Greenest Strength™ Even Greener

Armor Made with Dyneema® UD Shows Potential to Make Dyneema®, the Greenest Strength™ Even Greener. (Photo DSM Dyneema, DYNPR357) The Netherlands, 17 November 2017 - Continuing its ‘Greenest Strength’ mission, DSM Dyneema will at Milipol in Paris 21-24 November provide an example of a creative way to re-use material from out-of-service soft armor vests.

DSM names Olivier Janin to head sales & marketing DSM Dyneema

Olivier Janin, vice president of marketing and sales. (Photo DSM Dyneema, DYNPR355) The Netherlands, 22 August 2017 - DSM is pleased to announce that Olivier Janin is joining the company as its vice president of marketing and sales DSM Dyneema as of 1 September 2017. He will become a member of the Strategic Leadership Team of DSM Dyneema and will report directly to Golnar Motahari Pour, President DSM Dyneema.

DSM Dyneema launches first responders education campaign

Marcio Manique, global business director, Life Protection, DSM Dyneema addressing approximately 40 local first responders at the “Emerging Threats for First Responders” event at the DSM Dyneema manufacturing facility in Greenville, N.C.
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The Netherlands, 23 May 2017 - DSM Dyneema today hosted an event at its North America manufacturing facility to show appreciation for first responders, and announced an upcoming campaign to improve awareness of and access to equipment and training that keeps up with challenges facing those who serve in these fields.

DSM Dyneema expands global ballistic materials R&D capabilities for helmets

The Netherlands, 9 May 2017 - DSM Dyneema has announced expansion of its ballistic materials research and development capabilities specific to helmet applications. With this, DSM Dyneema is demonstrating its commitment to supporting global armor manufacturers seeking to create next generation lightweight, high performance helmet designs and technologies based on Dyneema® material advancements.

In its return to JEC World, DSM to showcase a wide range of innovative composite solutions

OMP Racing steering wheel with Dyneema® Carbon; increased impact resistance and driver safety.
(Photo DSM Dyneema, DYNPR352) The Netherlands, 9 March 2017 - DSM makes its return this month to JEC World, the largest international gathering of composites professionals, when the event takes place in Paris from March 14-16. The company is leveraging its vision and in-depth knowledge to develop a growing portfolio of high-performance composites, including Dyneema® Carbon and Dyneema® flexible composites, along with a range of thermoplastic unidirectional (UD) tapes, and Somos 3D printing materials. Visitors to JEC World 2017 will have the chance to see, touch and learn more about all these products.

Research by German Wildau Technical University Confirms Long-term Performance of Dyneema® Soft Ballistics for Use in Bullet Resistant Vests

The Netherlands, 2 March 2017 - A recent study conducted by German Wildau Technical University related Prof. Dr. Herzog and Prof. Dr. Hendrix proves the long-term ballistic performance of Dyneema® soft ballistic personal protection equipment.