Dupont Tate & Lyle Unveils New Susterra® Footwear, Apparel & Equipment Website

WILMINGTON, Delaware — June 18, 2019 — Better products today and a better planet tomorrow. It’s what today’s consumers are increasingly demanding and what outdoor brands are striving to deliver. To help footwear, apparel and equipment designers more easily find sustainable bio-based material options that also improve performance, DuPont Tate & Lyle is launching a new website:

This new website provides an application-specific breakdown that allows outdoor brands to take a closer look at how Susterra® propanediol materials can provide a host of durable, high-performance design solutions for their product offerings. . Whether they’re looking to push the boundaries of what’s possible in apparel design, advance footwear design, or bring bio-based performance to gear that inspires adventure, designers will quickly discover that Susterra® can help find a smarter, greener solution. way to get there.

“In the past, product performance was the most important factor for consumers when purchasing outdoor brands; However, today’s consumers increasingly believe that durability is just as important as functional performance, and this belief guides their purchasing decisions,” said Laurie Kronenberg, director of global marketing, DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products.

“Outdoor and fashion brands are recognizing this shift in consumer thinking and are actively working to deliver next-generation sustainable products that deliver improved performance,” Kronenberg said. “We are launching our new website to help designers and specifiers easily find the information they need, in an application-specific way, so they can take full advantage of the innovation platform. unparalleled bio-based Susterra® makes possible from outsoles and waterproof breathable membranes to leathers and synthetic overlays.

Susterra® propanediol is made using a proprietary fermentation process using plant-derived glucose instead of petroleum-based raw materials. In addition to being renewable in origin, Susterra® is manufactured using a more sustainable process that produces 50% fewer greenhouse gas emissions and consumes 42% less energy than equivalent diols petroleum-based.

DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products is a joint venture between DuPont, a global science innovator, and Tate & Lyle, a global leader in renewable foods and industrial ingredients. DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products provides natural and renewable sourced ingredients that enhance product performance. For more information about Susterra® propanediol, visit and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to see the solutions we offer in a wide variety of markets and applications.

Posted on June 18, 2019

Source: DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Company, LLC

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