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Edison Awards

The Edison Awards is a prestigious program that honors excellence in product and service innovation. For decades, Dow innovations have been recognized by the Edison Awards for their breakthrough developments, human-centered design and more.

Dow in the 2024 Edison Awards

For the third consecutive year Dow has set the record for the most awards ever received by an organization in a single year. In 2024, twelve Dow innovations were recognized with awards—three gold, five silver, and four bronze awards. This is the seventh consecutive year that Dow has received more awards than any other organization in a single year.

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INVISU™ 7007 Water-Borne Label Adhesive

Recognized in the Coatings and Manufacturing category, this adhesive allows for clean separation of film labels from polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles during the recycling process, allowing them to be better designed for recyclability and transformed into high-quality recycled materials.

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Predictive Intelligence (PI)

Recognized in the Digital Transformation and Data Governance category, this is an AI-driven initiative that uses advanced data analytics and machine learning to revolutionize the polyurethane (PU) formulation process and accelerate time to market of differentiated solutions.

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SPECFLEX™ CIR Polyurethane Series

Recognized in the Circular Economy in Materials category, this is designed to help automotive OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) meet their market and regulatory demands for more circular products and reach their sustainability goals.

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ECOGROUND™ AS 818 Emulsion

Recognized in the Future of Living category, this is an innovative sound dampening technology that uses recycled materials to create quieter, calmer buildings. It improves the acoustic performance of flooring by using recycled materials in a water-borne, easy-to-apply acrylic formulation that addresses the drawbacks of conventional prefabricated solutions.

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PARALOID™ Additives

Recognized in the Resource Recovery and Environmental Conservation category, these additives facilitate polyvinyl butyral (PVB) upcycling for use in vinyl flooring and carpet backing applications. Although regularly used to modify the properties of PVC (polyvinyl chloride), significant innovation was required to enable the incorporation of acrylic PARALOID™ Additives into PVB recovered from windshields.

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RHOBARR™ 135 Barrier Coating

Recognized in the Coatings and Manufacturing category, this is a waterborne acrylic latex designed for paper and paperboard coatings in food packaging applications. This versatile emulsion is compatible with existing aqueous coating or printing methods and suitable for use in high-temperature applications such as ovens and microwaves.

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The Renuva™ mattress recycling program

Recognized in the Circular Economy in Materials category, this program revolutionizes the end-of-life fate of mattresses and enables the recycling of polyurethane foam from end-of-life mattresses into polyols for use in new mattresses and other applications.

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DOWSIL™ TC-6032 Thermally Conductive Encapsulant

Recognized in the Energy Solutions category, this is a two-part product with a 1 to 1 ratio. This versatile and flowable solution is designed for efficient heat dissipation in electronic and electric components. Its flowable nature allows it to effortlessly fill and self-level after dispensing.

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ECOSURF™ AEL-6880 Surfactant

Recognized in the Environmental and Industrial Solutions category, this is a game-changer in laundry care, delivering optimal detergency, simplified formulation and reduced energy and water consumption. This innovative surfactant, crafted with safe materials is a solution tailored for use in highly concentrated detergent pods designed for cold- and low-water laundry.

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ECOSENSE™ 2470 Surfactant

Recognized in the Packaging and Construction Technologies category, this offers detergent manufacturers the opportunity to enhance their sustainability profile. Recycled carbon materials combine high performance with cutting-edge climate technology to enable quality and environmental benefits like reduced carbon footprint, temperature cleaning, streaking, and filming to multiple home care products such as laundry detergents and hard surface cleaners.

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ELECPURE™ Technology for Electronic Processing

Recognized in the Critical Human Infrastructure category, this plays a pivotal role in ensuring the cleanliness and efficiency of electronic materials. Developed with an innovative and energy-efficient purification process, ELECPURE™ electronic grade solvents remove >30 metal ion types to parts per trillion levels.

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DOWSIL™ TC-5860 Thermally Conductive Compound

Recognized in the Energy Solutions category, this provides photovoltaic (PV) inverters with long term reliable thermal management and performance helping to enable the global energy transition.