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2018.09.11

Dow Launches First Traffideck Go Center in Germany with Weilke

TRAFFIDECK™ GO Center addressing transportation industry’s needs for durable and protected flooring on show at IAA 2018

Horgen, Switzerland - Dow Polyurethanes, a business division of The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), proudly announces that the first TRAFFIDECK™ GO Center in Germany is now open with Weilke, a reputed transport and logistics company. The TRAFFIDECK™ GO Center at Weilke will be addressing the industry’s needs for durable and protected transportation flooring with the help of the TRAFFIDECK™ GO transportation flooring systems.

“The transportation industry has been demanding efficient, durable, cost-effective and more sustainable solutions that, at the same time, address more stringent regulations on load securing”, comments Sonia Escudero, Market Development Manager, TRAFFIDECK™ GO Transportation Flooring Solutions. “We are happy to be able to address these demands together with Weilke, the first advocate for TRAFFIDECK™ GO Transportation Flooring Solutions by Dow.”

At the newly open TRAFFIDECK™ GO Center, customers can bring their vehicles to be coated with TRAFFIDECK™ GO and benefit from the numerous advantages of this technology:

  • Load securing: Through its anti-slip feature, TRAFFIDECK™ GO helps secure loads during transport.
  • Increased durability and protection: Tailor-made for durability and protection, TRAFFIDECK™ GO helps extend the lifespan of trailers, vehicles and containers.
  • Freedom of Engineering and Design: Formulated for flexibility, TRAFFIDECK™ GO provides manufacturers with freedom of engineering and design.
  • Reduced turnaround time: TRAFFIDECK™ GO positively impacts productivity by increasing efficiency during loading and unloading.

“For our customers and own drivers, the TRAFFIDECK™ GO Transportation Flooring Solutions by Dow is the guarantee for time savings during loading and unloading because we don’t need traditional rubber mats anymore. Safe loading is guaranteed on every point within the trailer. ‘Time is Money’ and ‘Safety First’ are good arguments for the industry and the transportation business,” adds Cornelius Weilke, Managing Director at Weilke Logistics and Transport. “We are sure that there are good chances to establish TRAFFIDECK™ GO Transportation Flooring Solutions by Dow as the new standard for fulfilling safety requirements in general road transport. The industry will see the benefits for their loading points.”

To meet with customers in the transportation and logistics industry and to mark the important milestone of the TRAFFIDECK™ GO Center opening at Weilke, TRAFFIDECK™ GO Transportation Flooring Solutions by Dow will be exhibiting at IAA 2018, the leading international event for the commercial vehicles industry, 20-27 September, in Hannover, Germany. Since the launch of the technology in 2017, TRAFFIDECK™ GO has been undergoing rigorous trials and is now finally ready to Deliver on Innovation.

At the TRAFFIDECK™ GO booth, visitors will discover a selection of product samples paired with Dow expert support. A trailer displaying the TRAFFIDECK™ GO technology will be available at the showgrounds for visitors interested in witnessing the solution in action.

Visit TRAFFIDECK™ GO Transportation Flooring Solution by Dow in Hannover, Fairgrounds of Deutsche Messe, Hall 25 Booth 03.

About Weilke

Weilke Logistics and Transport was founded in 1929 in Greven/Westfalen. In its third generation, the family led company offers transport and logistic solutions with an own truck fleet of 300 trucks and 500 trailers all over Europe. Groupage, LTL and FTL transport, warehousing and value added services are part of the Weilke offering. Specialities are the transportation, warehousing and handling of hazardous goods and European-wide Thermotransport Solutions. With 600 employees Weilke holds bases in Germany in Greven, Ascheberg, Ahlen, Langenfeld, Mannheim and Dresden. In June 2018 a new base was founded in Vilnius, Lithuania. A fleet of 100 more trucks for international transports shall be established there.

About Dow Polyurethanes

Dow Polyurethanes develops and delivers a broad portfolio of technologies and customized solutions to customers in a variety of industries under its DurableScience, ComfortScience and InsulationScience category brands. Applications range from industrial and infrastructure solutions, to consumer comfort solutions in flooring, furniture bedding and footwear, to energy-efficient insulation materials. The business manufactures and sells key chemical components as well as fully-formulated polyurethane systems for rigid, semi-rigid and flexible foams, and coatings, adhesives, sealants, elastomers and composites. Dow is the world's largest producer of propylene oxide (PO), propylene glycol (PG), and polyether polyols, and is a leading producer of quality aromatic isocyanates, such as MDI. Striving to meet the specific needs of its customers in their local geographic regions, Dow Polyurethanes operates a global network of production sites and systems houses, as well as innovation and service centers. The business Press Information Dow Polyurethanes Bachtobelstrasse 3 8810 Horgen Switzerland dow.com has an ongoing initiative to lead the industry in providing high-performance products that meet critical market needs and contribute to a more comfortable, healthier and resilient society.

About DowDuPont Materials Science Division

DowDuPont Materials Science, a business division of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP), combines science and technology knowledge to develop premier materials science solutions that are essential to human progress. The division has one of the strongest and broadest toolkits in the industry, with robust technology, asset integration, scale and competitive capabilities that enable it to address complex global issues. DowDuPont Materials Science’s market-driven, industry-leading portfolio of advanced materials, industrial intermediates, and plastics businesses deliver a broad range of differentiated technology-based products and solutions for customers in high-growth markets such as packaging, infrastructure, and consumer care. DowDuPont intends to separate the Materials Science division into an independent, publicly traded company.

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Neil Fernandes
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