About Dow Automotive

Collaboration Delivers Success

Dow Automotive Systems provides advanced materials for original equipment manufacturers, tier suppliers, aftermarket customers and commercial transportation manufacturers. We collaborate with customers to create solutions that will meet and exceed their goals. Our materials focus includes structural, elastic and rubber-to-substrate adhesive solutions; polyurethane foams and acoustical management solutions; films; fluids; and innovative composite technologies.

We maintain sales offices, global automotive centers and manufacturing facilities in more than 40 cities in six continents, with field-based technical service available globally for quick response. Plus, our industry-leading e-business tools allow for 24/7 access to project information and orders, facilitating online collaboration.

Engineering Centers

Dow Automotive Systems engineering centers are strategically located across the globe to support the transportation industry in all aspects of part design and prototyping, tool design and appropriate testing and validation under simulated (CAD/CAE, FEA, FMEA) and actual conditions. We also provide feasibility reviews for tools and moulds and offer prototyping for both automotive and commercial transportation markets. We offer:

  • Advanced system design conceptualization
  • Design feasibility, testing/validation
  • Attachment technology and optimization
  • System cost reduction
  • Engineering program development
  • Materials application development and optimization
  • Selection of materials, fabrication and processing methods, equipment selection


Our research and development specialists are the driving force behind our capability to create or customize optimal solutions. We manage a portfolio of almost 400 patents, with more than 100 patents pending on our newest technologies.


Our customer account teams work closely with our product/application development teams to provide the answers and insight you need. We help select the right materials for your application, then provide the technical assistance - including on-site support and testing and validation services - to make it work efficiently in your operation.

Dow Automotive Manufacturing Centers

  • Hillsdale, Michigan
  • Midland, Michigan
  • Pinda, Brazil
  • Schkopau, Germany

Dow Automotive Headquarters and Sales Locations

  • Auburn Hills, Michigan
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Bangkok, Thailand
  • Beijing, China
  • Correggio, Italy
  • Guangzhou, China
  • Horgen, Switzerland
  • Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Manila, Philippines
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • Mexico City, Mexico
  • Midland, Michigan
  • Moscow, Russia
  • Mumbai, India
  • Nuneaton, UK
  • Paris, France
  • Prague, Czech Republic
  • Pune, India
  • Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Schwalbach, Germany
  • Seoul, Korea
  • Shanghai, China
  • Tokyo, Japan