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Dow India to participate at i-PVC 2010

Dow India will showcase lead free technology for PVC Stabilization

Mumbai - April 14, 2010

Dow Chemical International Pvt. Ltd. (Dow India), a leading supplier of plastic additives in India will participate at i-PVC 2010, a Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) conference dedicated to the PVC industry. The conference will be held in Mumbai on April 14-15, 2010, at the Hotel Intercontinental, Sahar Mumbai. Dr Eric Lundquist, research & development (R&D) director for plastics additives will make a technical presentation on lead-free technology for PVC stabilization. He will also present a technical paper discussing "Sustainability through Innovation: The PVC Heat Stabilizer AdvapakTM NEO"

"Over the years, Dow's plastics additives has brought a wealth of scientific and industrial experience in the PVC industry", said Vipul Babu, director, plastics business, Dow India. "i-PVC 2010 is a platform for Dow India to showcase its expertise and leadership in the PVC industry and its ongoing commitment towards greater sustainability in consumer and industrial applications."

The two-day specialty event will see an active exchange of expertise from a host of industry bodies and individuals across the PVC industry and PVC related businesses including pipes, wire & cable manufacturers, raw material suppliers and machinery suppliers.

About Dow India

Dow Chemical International Private Limited (Dow India) is committed to consistent growth through its expertise as a science and technology leader, its experience as a leading chemical company, and its engagement with the communities in which it operates. With more than 900 employees in 11 locations across the country, Dow India provides products and solutions for important segments of the Indian chemical industry including building and construction, plastics and packaging, water and health, food and pharma, automotive, electronics, and renewable energy. Dow India has established three Centers of Excellence in the areas of Engineering (Chennai), Research & Development (Pune) and Transactional Services and Expertise (Mumbai) as well as three manufacturing sites and a variety of commercial offices. As a responsible corporate citizen, Dow India provides free artificial limbs and technology development for the 'Jaipur Foot' initiative; built homes through the 'Habitat for Humanity' Jimmy Carter Work Project, and is providing water purification technology to supply clean drinking water to villages in India. Further information can be found at www.dow.in


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