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2017.03.29

Dow Corning to Highlight How Advanced Silicones Enable Optimal Performance in Automotive Battery Packs at The Battery Show Europe

Senior Application Engineer Eric Vanlathem and the Dow Corning Team will Attend Event in Sindelfingen, Germany to Showcase Silicones for Advanced Thermal Management

Dow Corning, a global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, announced today that Eric Vanlathem, a senior application engineer for Advanced Assembly, will give a presentation on silicone solutions for thermal management at The Battery Show Europe 2017 in Sindelfingen, Germany. The Dow Corning team will also be on hand at Stand B124 during the show to showcase its broad portfolio of cutting-edge silicone solutions for battery and other power applications in today’s electric and hybrid electric vehicles.

Vanlathem’s presentation, titled "Applying Advanced Thermal Management Solutions to Electric Vehicle Electronics and Battery Packs," is scheduled for Thursday, April 6 at 3:30 p.m. In it, Vanlathem will outline how silicone technology is helping battery cells maintain optimal temperature for top performance and power. Specifically, he will highlight how tailored silicones can either insulate or dissipate heat to support the best possible working conditions within new battery designs.

Dow Corning’s booth will also feature, as part of a joint exhibit, a live demonstration of the new DispensingCell system from Scheugenpflug, a leading manufacturer of precision equipment for adhesive bonding, dispensing and potting processes. An entry level solution tailored for thermal management applications, Scheugenpflug’s DispensingCell platform will be in active operation at Stand B124. It can be specially adjusted to dispense approved thermal interface materials from well-established suppliers such as Dow Corning.

Scheduled to run from April 4 to 6 at Messe Sindelfingen, The Battery Show is the leading advanced trade fair and conference for manufacturing solutions along the battery industry’s entire supply chain, including relevant materials, manufacturing, equipment, components, testing and recycling.

Dow Corning experts will be available during the Exhibit to meet with media and answer any questions. To arrange an interview, please see the contacts below.

About Dow
Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world's most challenging problems, such as the need for fresh food, safer and more sustainable transportation, clean water, energy efficiency, more durable infrastructure, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven portfolio delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in 175 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, infrastructure, transportation, consumer care, electronics, and agriculture. In 2016, Dow had annual sales of $48 billion and employed approximately 56,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 7,000 product families are manufactured at 189 sites in 34 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at www.dow.com.

About Dow Corning
Dow Corning (dowcorning.com), a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company, provides performance-enhancing solutions to serve the diverse needs of more than 25,000 customers worldwide. A global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, Dow Corning offers more than 7,000 products and services via the company’s DOW CORNING® and XIAMETER™ brands. More than half of Dow Corning’s annual sales are outside the United States. Dow Corning’s global operations adhere to the American Chemistry Council’s Responsible Care® initiative, a stringent set of standards designed to advance the safe and secure management of chemical products and processes.

About Scheugenpflug
Scheugenpflug AG (Neustadt/Donau) is a leading manufacturer of precision engineered systems and machines for efficient bonding, metering and dispensing processes. The product and technology range extends from cutting-edge material preparation and feeding units and high performance manual work stations to modular in-line and automation solutions, specially tailored to customer specifications. Scheugenpflug systems are used in the automotive and electronics industries as well as the telecommunications sector, medical technology and chemical industry. The company has four additional locations in the USA, China and Mexico as well as numerous service locations and sales partners all over the world. Due to its considerable expansion Scheugenpflug was able to double its number of employees in five years and now employs more than 400 people. For additional information about Scheugenpflug go to www.scheugenpflug.de.

For further information contact:
Valeria Perazzini
Dow Corning
+32.64.889.350
valeria.perazzini@dowcorning.com

Alan Flower
Industrial Media Relations
+32.474.117.091
alan.flower@indmr.com