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Jinming licenses Dow PVDC technology


August 11, 2014 3:18 pm ET

Guangdong Jinming Machinery Co. Ltd. said it is poised to becoming the first Chinese machinery manufacturer to master polyvinylidene chloride (PVDC) processing technology, thanks to a licensing agreement with Dow Chemical Co.

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Polyethylene makers are trying for September price hikes


August 8, 2014 9:34 am ET

After months of inactivity, North American PE makers have announced attempts to raise prices by 3 cents per pound effective Sept. 1.

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Dow has outage at Alberta ethylene plant


August 5, 2014 11:43 am ET

Dow Chemical Co. could lose more than 200 million pounds of ethylene production as a result of an unplanned outage July 22 at its plant in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta.

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Dow sees solid second quarter performance


July 29, 2014 11:19 am ET

Dow Chemical Co. has reported its second quarter figures, with its seventh consecutive quarter of growth, according to the company.

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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