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Dow Automotive adhesive wins award


July 15, 2014 3:40 pm ET

AUBURN HILLS, MICH. — An adhesive product made by Dow Automotive Systems, a Dow Chemical Co. business unit, was recognized by R&D Magazine as one of the 100 most technologically significant products introduced in the past year.

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Dow pushes new waste reduction initiatives with 100 percent PE pouch


June 27, 2014 2:48 pm ET

Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics is introducing a handful of new products and initiatives in Argentina this year aimed at recycling and waste reduction, including a standup pouch for liquids made for the first time from 100 percent polyethylene.

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Material Insights: Remembering plastics pioneer Stephanie Kwolek


June 23, 2014 2:27 pm ET

PP prices drop again, Dow gets involved in bringing more flexible packaging into the reuse and recycling stream and we remember plastics pioneer Stephanie Kwolek, the inventor of Kevlar, on this week's Materials Insights.

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Bassett: Collaboration can make PU's share of the global plastics pie bigger


June 5, 2014 10:33 am ET

Dow Chemical Co.'s global vice president polyurethanes Mark Bassett urged delegates and visitors to Urethanes Technology International's UTECH's North American exhibition and conference to collaborate more.

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Dow to leverage global abilities, local knowledge to help packaging firms


May 14, 2014 3:12 pm ET

Located in the Shanghai Dow Center, Dow Chemical Co.'s Pack Studios Shanghai will help Asia Pacific customers bring new packaging applications to market faster.

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Performance Plastics unit helps lead to increase in sales for Dow Chemical


April 24, 2014 9:57 am ET

Dow reported turnover of $14.5 billion April 23, including an adjusted 6 percent increase in sales at its performance plastics operation, which it attributed to higher prices.

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Shale investment surge may be 'much bigger than we expected'


March 26, 2014 4:24 pm ET

HOUSTON — The U.S. petrochemicals market is riding four waves of investment thanks to the feedstock advantage provided by North American shale gas, according to a top executive at Dow Chemical Co.

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Numerous plastics angles in the 2014 Manufacturing Leadership Awards


March 21, 2014 10:50 am ET

Plastics Blog readers will recognize a ton of familiar names in the list of 2014 Manufacturing Leadership Award Winners.

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Dow's Jones: Benefits of plastics key to their sustainability


March 20, 2014 1:11 pm ET

“You can't tell anything about sustainability just by looking at the material. What you have to know is something about the life cycle.”

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Dow Chemical moving ahead with polyethylene investments


March 19, 2014 11:34 am ET

Dow Chemical Co. is moving ahead with plans to add capacity for polyethylene and related feedstocks in the U.S. Gulf Coast and in Saudi Arabia.

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