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April, 2015

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Dow Starts Up Key Polyols Production Facility in Thailand

New facility to support Asia demand in key growth markets for versatile polyurethane chemistry

Dow Polyurethanes, a business of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), announced the successful start-up of a new state-of-the-art polyether polyols plant in Asia Industrial Estate, Rayong, Thailand. The Company invited customers to the site for a celebration and facility tour to showcase the unique technologies and capabilities the plant provides to the industry.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Collaboration between Dow and Honeywell Delivers More Sustainable Appliance Insulation Technology

Retailers introduce freezers with improved energy efficiency, lower global warming potential and no ozone depletion potential

The Dow Chemical Company’s (NYSE: DOW) new polyurethane insulation system used in freezers helps lower global warming potential (GWP) by 99.9 percent and improves energy efficiency compared to prior insulation technologies. This technology is enabled by Honeywell’s Solstice® Liquid Blowing Agent (LBA) which can be found in consumer freezers now available in retail chains around the U.S. Labels on the freezers inform consumers that the “revolutionary insulation” is in their appliance.