Development of new CPP technology with remarkable properties for the ever-demanding flex foam industry.
New prepolymer reactors inaugurated at Dow’s PU Systems House in Germany, adding capacity for highly differentiated products to serve customers in the growing industrial and infrastructure markets.
Dow enters into agreement to develop the market for recycled polyurethane.
Dow Polyurethanes, a business unit of DowDuPont Materials Science, has won ‘Sustainability Product of the Year’ in the 2017 Sustainability Awards program by Business Intelligence Group.
The technologies of Dow Corning Polyurethane Additives will be sold by Dow under the VORASURF™ Polyurethane Additives brand name.
Investments dedicated to further support customers’ growth through unrivalled technical service and technology innovations geared to local market needs.
Aimed at the definition of an innovative “enhanced insulation technology for the refrigerator of the future” the project is currently being executed with the contribution of the LIFE+ financial instrument of the European Community.
Today, at the 2017 EUROPUR and EURO-MOULDERS annual event, Dow Polyurethanes is launching ComfortScience – a new initiative which showcases its unique approach to creating flexible foam solutions with the end-consumer in mind.
Dow Chemical (China) Investment Company Limited and Beijing Mobike Technology Ltd. signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on a strategic partnership today in Beijing.
Dow Polyurethanes Europe, Middle East & Africa and India will increase prices for Polyols up to 200 Euro/t, or $/ton equivalent, depending on the grade, effective May 1 2017 or as contract allows.
Dow Polyurethanes Europe, Middle East & Africa and India will increase prices of all Polyols and MDI products, effective March 1, 2017 or as contract allows.
ASI magazine: A new polyol can extend the life of company equipment and facilities while meeting stringent federal containment regulations.
Dow Polyurethanes has developed V PLUS PERFORM Technology offering a completely next level of performance for rigid foam insulation.
Dow Polyurethanes will showcase its long-lasting DurableScience solutions at World of Concrete from January 17-20 in Las Vegas (booth S12607).
With the impending Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) January 1, 2017 deadline prohibiting the use of high-Global Warming Potential (GWP) blowing agents, integral skin manufacturers and brand owners are urged to convert early.
Summary of the importance of polyurethanes industry.
Sustainability principles remain at the top of the agenda for chemical companies and central to the way they innovate and do business. The PU sector is no exception.
Multiple technologies from The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) have been recommended for use in projects supported by the U.S.-China Building Efficiency and Green Development Fund.
The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) has introduced a new U.S.-manufactured low-density polyurethane system for molded seating and backrest foam applications that uses less material yet maintains an optimal comfort level.
New solution enables more sustainable rigid foam for cold chain and construction industries
For a foam that promises cool temperatures and less tossing and turning, enter the first of its kind, Dow ComfortScience VORA Zzz™ Ultra High Airflow and Moisture-Wicking Foam Technology.
Honeywell’s low-global-warming-potential Solstice® Liquid Blowing Agent (LBA) is being used in new foam systems developed by The Dow Chemical Company to make integral skin, or ISkin, foam.
Dow Chemical will showcase the latest polyurethane advancements in the industry at the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry's annual Polyurethanes Technical Conference (CPI) in Baltimore from September 26-28, 2016.
Dow was involved with more than 20 projects connected to the games - spanning from field-of-play technologies to products used in venue and city construction, transportation, infrastructure and carbon mitigation.
Dow Polyurethanes provides a wide range of blowing agent capabilities compliant with the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP), to deliver customizable energy-efficient solutions to the North American market.
The Center for Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) today announced The Dow Chemical Company, Huntsman and Shepherd Chemical Company as the three finalists for its highly regarded Polyurethane Innovation Award.
The Dow Chemical Company has launched a new polyurethane integral skin foam that may lower global warming potential by up to 99.9 percent while sustaining the comfort level and durability of previous polyurethane systems.
The Dow Polyurethanes business has developed products designed to provide maintenance providers with economical polyurethane-based solutions to concrete infrastructure rehabilitation projects.
Dow’s VORACOR™ polyurethane systems help manufacturers produce high performance polyurethane insulated doors.
The high-performance non-silicone organic surfactant VORASURF™ 504 from Dow enables enhanced energy efficiency in polyurethane and polyisocyanurate (PIR) foam insulation systems.
Dow sets new trend in the sportswear industry with 'ComfortScience.'
A brief summary of what Dow presented at the IDA 2016 show.
The rehabilitation of transportation infrastructure has become increasingly important as aging roads, bridges and highways see record traffic levels.
The International Sleep Products Association's ISPA Expo 2016, held March 9-12 in Orlando, Florida, broke records for attendance and exhibitors.
Dow Polyurethanes Europe, Middle East & Africa will increase prices of all polyols, MDI, and TDI, effective May 1, 2016, due to significant raw material cost increases.
Dow to showcase the DELTA THERM Eliminator Dispensing Gun for production of high-performance polyurethane doors at IDAExpo 2016 in Las Vegas, NV.
The innovative technology will help bolster the sports and recreation environment in China.
Dow to showcase how polyurethane technologies offer better climate control and meet changing regulations.
Industry experts from Dow showcase new rheology modifiers and other innovations developed to solve industry challenges.
Leading materials and chemicals suppliers and industry leaders share their thoughts on this complicated but vital aspect of the industry.
Polymer concrete could pave way to better roads.
The new VORANOL™ 425XL Mannich Polyol from Dow Polyurethanes helps spray polyurethane foam formulators to differentiate their products with greater formulation flexibility.
Dow to Showcase how Versatile Polyurethane Technologies Meet Consumer Needs at UTECH NA 2016
U.S. buildings account for 41 percent of all energy consumed in the U.S., a number which can be reduced with the use of construction materials that are energy efficient, reduce carbon footprints and meet more stringent regulations.
Most consumers are unaware that pillows are recommended to be washed every three months due to the fact that after two years, 1/3 of a pillow's weight contains dead skin, bugs, dust mites and droppings.
New High-Performance Polyurethane Technologies Launched for Infrastructure Repair in North America
To help put America's aging infrastructure on the road to recovery, Dow Polyurethanes is using science and technology to develop innovative product solutions where they are needed most.
Advanced toughening technology for epoxy systems.
Dow Polyurethanes to highlight solutions for the mattress and pillow industry at ISPA Expo.
During JEC World 2016, Dow will offer its visitors an efficient way to obtain a better understanding of industry-leading technologies.
Guest columnist Kevin Meyer, assoc. scientist, Dow Polyurethanes, asks and suggests answers to the question, "Why have polyurethanes, given their performance advantages, not been adopted in place of other thermosetting resins in a host of applications?"
The Dow Chemical Company will combine its structural forces at World of Concrete, February 2-5, 2016, in Las Vegas.
Dow Polyurethanes to Discuss New Cool Technologies at Show
Dow Polyurethanes has introduced the Voraforce TP 1200 series to the North America market. The two-component polyurethanes solution enables fast, energy-efficient pultrusion composite fabrication with low VOC emissions.
Sadara, a joint venture developed by the Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) and The Dow Chemical Company, is currently in advanced stages of constructing the largest chemicals complex ever built worldwide in Jubail Industrial City, in Saudi Arabia.
Discover the Science of Sleep and how Dow Polyurethane Foam delivers superior support.
New enhanced product brings better, more restful sleep to consumers in North America
Output from Dow's joint venture plant Sadara, due on-stream from 2016, will be an opportunity for the company to strengthen its position in the U.S. market, said Chris Chrisafides, commercial vice president, Dow Polyurethanes.
Localized innovation will help to advance growing demand while providing energy savings.
Gas tanks, utility poles, spoolable and chemical-resistant pipes among the highlighted applications.
New technologies, including Innovation Award Finalist, will be on display.
By Gretchen Kast, editor at Sleep Retailer (article was featured in August issue). Comfort Revolution has partnered with Dow Polyurethanes, a leader in foaming and gel technologies, to develop a truly innovative solution to a common sleep problem.
The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) today announced the finalists for the 2015 Polyurethane Innovation Award, selecting innovations created by Dow Chemical, Honeywell, and Novomer.
New two-component polyurethane system designed to improve toughness, strength, and durability for high-performance composite products in North America.
Dow solutions spanning the energy, automotive, electronics, packaging, construction and consumer markets reach the final round of R&D Magazine's R&D 100 Awards
An advanced degree in chemistry might not be required to understand the Environmental Protection Agency's latest push to protect the ozone layer and combat global warming, but it certainly helps.
Four new enhanced product offerings now available for consumer comfort, infrastructure, coatings and adhesive markets
U.S.-based Dow Chemical is developing polyurethane (PU) products much quicker after combining three segments under one business, a move that fostered collaboration up and down the PU chain, and executive confirmed late Monday.
Joint effort: Collaborative development is enabling value chain partners to custom-design turf surfaces to meet specific sport requirements
In order to understand the proposed changes to U.S. polyurethane regulations, the Garage Door News recently interviewed Robert York, Strategic Marketing Manager for Energy Efficiency at Michigan-based Dow Polyurethanes.
New facility to support Asia demand in key growth markets for versatile polyurethane chemistry
Retailers introduce freezers with improved energy efficiency, lower global warming potential and no ozone depletion potential
Dow Europe GmbH is announcing a price increase for polyol and MDI products across the European, Middle Eastern and African regions.
The Dow Chemical Company has recently made significant advances in the development of new technology that gives molded flexible foam producers a sustainable solution to meet flammability requirements.
At the CPI Polyurethanes Technical Conference 2014 in Dallas, TX, USA, PU Magazine International had the opportunity to speak to Alan Robinson and Nathan Wilmot.
DIPRANE (TM) and HYPERLAST (TM) Systems are Available for a Broad Range of Applications
New Technology Enables Halogen-Free Combustion Modified High-Resilience Foam Production with a Single Polyol
Combining custom tailored formulations and retrofitted vacuum-assisted injection equipment to help discontinuous panels manufacturers for cold storage rooms achieve a step-change in productivity and foam performance
Combining custom-tailored formulations, based on Honeywell Solstice® Liquid Blowing Agent and vacuum-assisted injection equipment, this Dow innovation improves foam insulation performance and productivity for manufacturers.
Polyurethane chemistry has helped the world adapt to change and elevated our society to a better place, especially relative to our appliances.
All you have ever dreamt of: Cool comfort, even better high-resilience foams, unbreakable chairs, more sustainable and efficient construction material and cold chain solutions...
Since their introduction by researchers at Texaco Chemical Company in the mid-1980s, spray polyurea coatings have gained widespread acceptance in the coatings market.
Worldwide Olympic Partner Dow works with strategic customer to supply the high-performing playing surface for the Olympic hockey pitches
Polyurethane (PU) gels are finding their way into more and more applications where improved comfort and functionality are key requirements.
Comfort Revolution and Dow team up to enhance memory foam pillows for sound slumber
Customer Case Study featured in CoatingsPro Magazine.
Dow and Preferred Sands, LLC., were recognized with the 2014 Polyurethane Innovation Award at the annual Center for Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) conference in Dallas, Texas.
Dow Polyurethanes has introduced VORASPEC™ 58 Toughened Epoxy Binder, a new high-performance reactive epoxy toughener to meet the needs of epoxy systems for industrial and infrastructure applications.
Infrastructure owners can now extend the life of steel tanks, pipeline and chemical holding tanks enabling lower total cost of ownership using VORASTAR™ 7000 polyurethane spray elastomer system.
A new technology from Dow Polyurethanes is overcoming this challenge and enabling a more washable memory foam pillow.
At the upcoming 2014 Polyurethanes Technical Conference, Dow Polyurethanes will showcase the latest technology advancements in the industry, including launching a new polyurethane spray elastomer system.
The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) today announced BASF Corporation, Dow, and Novomer, Inc. as the finalists for the 2014 Polyurethane Innovation Award.
With South Africa’s increasing demand for energy facing limited capacity and about 40 percent of total energy consumption spent in buildings, the call for energy-efficient construction materials is getting louder.
An innovative new product resulting from a collaborative effort between Preferred Sands, LLC (“Preferred Sands”) and The Dow Chemical Company (“Dow”) (NYSE: DOW) has been named by R&D Magazine as one of the 100 most influential innovations in 2013.
More sustainable production of energy-efficient and fire-rated insulated metal panels for the European construction industry
Dow business leader calls for industry collaboration, innovation to continue driving sustainable solutions and industry growth.
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.
Polyurethane technology from Dow that improves energy consumption of refrigerators was selected as one of six "Best of the Best" LIFE Environment and Information projects 2013
The Dow Chemical Company’s polyurethane business restructuring in 2013 is paying dividends in terms of performance, Mark Bassett, global vice president, Polyurethanes told UTECH-polyurethanes.com in an exclusive telephone interview.
Mark Bassett to Deliver Conference Keynote Exploring Industry Change and Opportunity
Marquee Corporate Citizenship Project Combines PU Polymer Technology, Customer Collaboration and Financial Support
Filament-wound cylindrical structures like power and transmission poles benefit from
Dow’s new ENFORCER™ Sport polyurethane backing system enables turf producers to increase yarn yield and consume less energy during production, while maintaining line speed and productivity.
Dow’s leadership in material science and the unique combination of epoxy and polyurethane chemistry together with DowAksa joint venture for carbon fiber and derivatives enables efficient fabrication of stronger, lightweight and more durable composites.
Dow announced today that it will adjust its Propylene Oxide (PO) operating rate in the U.S. Gulf Coast region, due to current economic conditions.
Trekkers and hikers in Europe can now enjoy their footing with VORALAST™ Soling Systems from Dow, found in Chiruca® trekking boots by Calzados FAL.
Dow Polyurethanes, a business of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: Dow), will add a polyether polyols facility at the Company’s Map Ta Phut, Thailand site to further address regional customer needs.
Dow Polyurethanes, a business of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) will increase its polyol and copolymer capacity at its Freeport, Texas facilities as a result of debottlenecking.
Protecting pipes and tanks from the effects of water damage can lengthen the lifespan of expensive equipment and extend capital investments.
As The Official Carbon Partner of the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee, Dow is partnering with a key customer in Russia to implement industrial enhancements and promote a consumer-facing campaign that will result in lower greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
VORASIL™ SMP is a cost-effective polyurethane and silane hybrid that allows targeted performance results and silicone-like properties in adhesives and sealants.
Dow Polyurethanes, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), is pleased to announce the launch of VORANOL™ 223-060LM Polyether Polyol.
Dow Polyurethanes, in cooperation with Cannon SpA, announced today that PASCAL™ Polyurethane Insulation Technology for household refrigerators and freezers is now available to retrofit to existing production lines.
The Dow Chemical Company has made significant strategic moves over the past six months, strengthening its long-term commitment and investments in its Polyurethane business, while enhancing the competitiveness of its already strong asset foundation.
Dow Polyurethanes and Dow Formulated Systems, business groups of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:Dow), will highlight their latest customer-focused solutions at the upcoming UTECH Europe 2012 Conference (stand #2230).
Dow Formulated Systems, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, announced today plans to launch a new line of HYPERLAST™ and DIPRANE™ non-mercury catalyzed polyurethane elastomer products.
The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: Dow) announced today that the SCG-Dow Group, a joint venture between Dow and Siam Cement Group, has finalized the start-up of its new propylene oxide (PO) facility in Thailand.
Dow Polyurethanes, a business group of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) and a leading producer of methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI), today announced the signing of a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Jilin Connell Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
Improved product search capabilities, continually updated news and event postings to keep you abreast of important happenings in the industry, an enhanced website retooled and refocused to keep you current and competitive.
Dow Polyurethanes, along with Haier, presented a Dow-patented breakthrough rigid polyurethane insulation technology for household refrigerators and freezers at the World Appliance Expo in Shanghai on March 16, 2011.
Dow Polyurethanes has become the lead sponsor of the Specialty Sleep Association’s (SSA) Environmental and Safety Program.
With investments of US$ 2 million, the new Technology Center for Polyurethanes and Formulated Systems will be one of the most modern and well-equipped Latin American labs