The Chemours Company’s John Sworen To Be Awarded Gordon E. Moore Medal

The Society of Chemical Industry (SCI), America Group, announced today that John Sworen, Technical Fellow at The Chemours Company, will be awarded the 2019 SCI Gordon E. Moore Medal. In its sixteenth year, this honor recognizes his contributions in the research and development of non-fluorinated, renewably sourced durable water repellents for use in the consumer textile market. SCI established the Gordon E. Moore Medal to recognize early-career success in innovation, as reflected both in market impact and improvement to quality of life.

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