will combine its apparel, home textiles and related businesses into a single unit called
DuPont Apparel and Textile Sciences
The new structure will unite DuPont's Lycra elastane, Nylon textile and Dacron branded businesses, which have combined revenue of $3 billion.
The unit will have about 10,000 employees and technical and manufacturing operations around the world. The move is scheduled to take place Jan. 1.