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07/29/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/29/2021 08:50

Upcoming virtual event uses collaboration to help shape the future with polyurethanes

Upcoming virtual event uses collaboration to help shape the future with polyurethanes

Dow engineers and industry thought leaders come together to explore the challenges and opportunities facing the polyurethanes value chain


MIDLAND, Mich. - July 29, 2021 - Dow Polyurethanes, a business division of Dow (NYSE: DOW), is dedicated to collaborating with customers to accelerate innovations that can help solve the industry's most pressing challenges. To put that commitment into action, Dow Polyurethanes is hosting 'Shaping the Future with Polyurethanes' on August 10-11. The free virtual event invites industry experts and partners to the table with their unique insights to discuss trends and catalyze new opportunities in the polyurethane (PU) space.

Over two days, Dow's subject matter experts and industry partners will delve into key issues facing the entire PU value chain across a series of panels and curated conversations. Focus areas include: Dow's digital transformation and sustainability journey, innovation in consumer comfort, advancing agriculture through fertilizer encapsulation, e-Mobility solutions for acoustics and improving energy efficiency through insulation science.

'As we emerge on the other side of the COVID-19 pandemic, it's more clear now than ever that the world is changing at an unprecedented rate, and we must do our part to change with it, pioneering paths to a more sustainable future,' said Christina Mahally, North America Marketing Director, Dow Polyurethanes. 'From advancing digitalization to forging paths to more sustainable materials, we're maximizing polyurethane chemistry for our customers to create more agile and sustainable processes and technologies.'

With their inherent flexibility, polyurethane materials are poised to play a crucial role in the creation of solutions that not only contribute to a competitive advantage, but also to a better future. The event aims to lean into the power of collaboration, creating a platform to discuss and pinpoint the greatest industry challenges and, in doing so, discern how to harness the full potential of polyurethanes for a better future.

In addition to the full lineup of live webinars, attendees of the event can also expect a full virtual experience center, which includes:

  • Virtual tour of Dow's ComfortScience™ Studio.
  • Content rooms that include on-demand webinars, brochures, live chat with industry experts and more.
  • Access to a virtual press room where media can ask questions, obtain informational materials and request interviews with Dow's industry experts.

Registration for the event is now open here. For those unable to attend, the virtual platform will remain available until Friday, August 20.

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 automotive solutions for vehicle interior, and 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 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. For more information, visit www.dowpolyurethanes.com and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Company's ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company, with a purpose to deliver a sustainable future for the world through our materials science expertise and collaboration with our partners. Dow's portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer care. Dow operates 106 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $39 billion in 2020. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit www.dow.com or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.

For further information, please contact:

Justine Bellor
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Jacquelyn Stanley
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