Dow Receives Three 2019 BIG Innovation Awards from the Business Intelligence Group

MIDLAND, Mich. - February 05, 2019 -

\r Two innovative technologies from Dow, the world’s leading materials \r science company, as well as the company’s Coating Materials research \r division have won BIG Innovation Awards presented by the Business \r Intelligence Group. The annual awards program recognizes the \r organizations, products and people that bring new ideas to life.\r

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\r “Creating materials and solutions that exceed customer needs, transform \r our world and deliver shareholder value is why we innovate,” said A.N. \r Sreeram, senior vice president, Research and Development, and chief \r technology officer for Dow. “We are grateful for this recognition from \r Business Intelligence Group of our talented Dow teams and breakthrough \r innovations.”\r

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\r Nominations are judged by a select group of business leaders and \r executives who volunteer their time and expertise to score submissions.\r

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\r “This year’s winners show just how deep a role innovation plays in \r nearly every aspect of business,” said Maria Jimenez, chief operating \r officer of the Business Intelligence Group. “We are thrilled to be \r honoring Dow as they are leading by example and making real progress on \r improving the daily lives of so many.”\r

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\r Learn more about the Dow 2019 BIG Innovation Award winners:\r

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\r \r Dow \r Coating Materials Research Division\r \r

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\r Today’s modern coatings demand many, often conflicting qualities: energy \r efficiency, safety, durability, aesthetics and much more. These \r simultaneous requirements demand unique technologies and innovations. \r The research team from Dow Coating Materials is being recognized for its \r world-class expertise to bring inspired ideas to coating needs of all \r kinds, including market-defining technologies. Working hand-in-hand with \r customers and industry and academic partners alike, these scientists \r push the boundaries of chemistry to help understand and solve the \r world’s most critical challenges in coatings.\r

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\r \r DOW \r SILASTIC™ 3D 3335 Liquid Silicone Rubber\r \r

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\r SILASTIC™ 3D 3335 Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR) is a groundbreaking silicone \r material formulated specifically to combine the performance benefits of \r silicone rubber with the design and processing advantages of liquid \r additive manufacturing 3D printing.\r

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\r \r DOW \r SYL-OFF™ 7792 and SYL-OFF™ 7795 Fluorosilicone Release Coatings\r \r

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\r To solve the pain point of ultra-low release force applications, Dow \r developed SYL-OFF™ 7792 FLUOROSILICONE RELEASE COATING and SYL-OFF™ 7795 \r FLUOROSILICONE RELEASE COATING for Silicone Pressure Sensitive Adhesive \r applications. The solution provides stable and lower release force and \r greater ease to peel off.\r

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\r For more information about Dow’s innovation engine, visit Areas \r of Expertise and Awards \r on https://corporate.dow.com/en-us.\r

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\r About Dow\r

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\r Dow combines science and technology knowledge to develop premier \r materials science solutions that are essential to human progress. Dow \r has one of the strongest and broadest toolkits in the industry, with \r robust technology, asset integration, scale and competitive capabilities \r that enable it to address complex global issues. Dow’s market-driven, \r industry-leading portfolio of advanced materials, industrial \r intermediates, and plastics businesses deliver a broad range of \r differentiated technology-based products and solutions for customers in \r high-growth markets such as packaging, infrastructure, and consumer \r care. Dow is a subsidiary of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP), a holding company \r comprised of Dow and DuPont with the intent to form three strong, \r independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science \r and specialty sectors. More information can be found at www.dow.com.\r

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For further information, please contact:

Ashley Mendoza
+1.225.315.7132
aemendoza@dow.com

Christy English
+1.989.638.4286
christy.english@dow.com