DuPont Spruance

Welcome to DuPont Spruance

The DuPont Spruance manufacturing site sits along the James River in Richmond, Virginia. Built in 1929 to produce Rayon®, today Spruance is the largest DuPont manufacturing facility in the world.

Spruance employs more than 2,000 people, many of which are second and third-generation employees. It is one of the largest employers in Chesterfield County.

The site produces a wide range of consumer safety and protection products as well as solutions for the military, homeland security and law enforcement. Throughout its history, the Spruance site has supported countless non-profit organizations in the Richmond area through charitable giving and employee volunteerism.

Learn more about the products we make:

Used in body armor, cut-resistant materials and sporting goods

Has helped save the lives of more than 3,000 law enforcement and military personnel


Used in automotive hoses, electrical insulation and aircraft

Most firefighters’ apparel is made with Nomex®


Used in protecting homes and buildings from the elements and packaging materials

Used in apparel to protect people from a broad array of hazards


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