Discover durable footwear solutions with our range of sustainable polymers and materials. As consumers become more active in their daily lives, comfier, lighter and more durable footwear is increasingly important. To help the global footwear industry meet these demanding trends, Dow continues to advance material quality and performance. Whether slippers, safety boots, athletic shoes or casual shoes, you can create footwear that is stylish, feels great and performs from heel to toe.
Develop midsoles and unitsoles for lightweighting and maximize energy return all year round with olefin block copolymers.
Provide high-grip, lightweight solutions for improved performance on the road or at work with polyurethane and soft polyolefin elastomer soling systems.
Deliver excellent cushioning and haptics with polyolefin elastomers and ethylene copolymers for footwear foams.
Enable weight reduction and non-marking outsoles with ethylene vinyl acetates and polyolefin elastomers.
Improve shoe quality by optimizing bonding of midsole to the upper with acrylate copolymers.
Achieve unique performances and design flexibility with liquid silicone rubber for 3D printing.
Where collaboration breeds innovation, and materials science performs like magic. At Dow, we don’t just engineer materials. We design custom solutions with you that redefine what performance apparel can achieve, helping your brand’s clothing, shoes or bags stand out from the crowd.
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