E.I. du Pont de Nemours SWOT Analysis, Competitors & USP

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SWOT Analysis of E.I. du Pont de Nemours with USP, Competition, STP (Segmentation, Targeting, Positioning) - Marketing Analysis

E.I. du Pont de Nemours 

Parent Company

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company


Diversified Chemical


Industrial Products and Chemicals

Tagline/ Slogan

Better things for better living through chemistry


Leader in the high value science driven segment

E.I. du Pont de Nemours STP


Nutritional health and food markets, automotive markets and photovoltaic market

Target Group

Health care consumers, consumer market and automotive manufacturing industries


Create impact through deep expertise in material science

E.I. du Pont de Nemours SWOT Analysis


Below is the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats (SWOT) Analysis of E.I. du Pont de Nemours. Strengths are:

1. Holds leadership position in the world chemical market by breakthrough innovations

2. R&D investments are high and spread globally

3. Presence in wide variety of chemical markets mitigating the risk associated with the industry

4. Strong orientation towards environmental protection programs that reduces degrading environment in the future


Here are the weaknesses of E.I. du Pont de Nemours :

1. Several liabilities slowing down progress

2. Bogged by the high restrictions on environmental liabilities

3. Involved in a price fixing allegation by the retailers that tarnished its brand image


Following are the Opportunities of E.I. du Pont de Nemours :

1. Presence in the photovoltaic cells sector which is facing a exponential increase in demand due to the alternate energy requirements

2. Expanding presence in food and agriculture industry

3. Strength in biomass and bioenergy production


The threats of E.I. du Pont de Nemours are as mentioned :

1. Threatened by debts due to the decreasing profit margin

2. Fraudulent and fake replacements threatens DuPont’s business

3. Petrochemicals industry threatened by U.S. rivals seeking to get wider range of raw materials out of cheap shale gas to make more plastics, coatings and adhesives

E.I. du Pont de Nemours Competition


Below are the 5 main E.I. du Pont de Nemours competitors :

1. Dow chemical company
2. Eastman Chemical Company
3. Monsanto Company
4. RPM International Inc
5. Syngenta AG

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