DuPont Canada Inc. has acquired a 51 percent share in Brookdale International Systems Inc., the
Vancouver-based manufacturer of the Emergency Escape Smoke Hood.
After several months of negotiations, an agreement was reached between the two companies in July. Ward Metzler
of DuPont will serve as Brookdale's president; he will also represent DuPont on the Board of Directors. Brookdale founder John Swann will continue as CEO.