Dow Brings Innovative Sleep Solutions to Interzum 2019

Innovative solutions for most comfortable sleep experiences developed together with customers and value chain

HORGEN, Switzerland – Dow Polyurethanes, a business division of The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) will showcase innovative solutions developed through ComfortScience that can help customers create most comfortable sleep experiences, at Interzum 2019, in Cologne, Germany, 21-24 May.

Whether working, playing or resting, consumers are always looking for a more comfortable experience. Comfort is fundamental to achieving a good quality of life and a sense of wellbeing. Dow has been working to understand how people experience comfort, how to respond to this through applied science and technology and is bringing forward its innovations at Interzum 2019:

  • COOL COMFORT - Solutions cool to the touch and which stay cool during the night
  • CLEAN COMFORT - Washable foams designed for a clean night's sleep
  • TRUE COMFORT - Essentials of comfort delivered to the highest standards
  • SUSTAINABLE COMFORT - Materials designed responsibly
  • SMART COMFORT - Dynamic foams designed to respond to your sleep patterns

“We have adopted a collaborative approach to respond to industry needs, accelerate innovations and deliver sustainable solutions. Our five latest ComfortScience innovations, together with Dow’s new SleepStudios and the recently upgraded ComfortScience Centre of Excellence in Switzerland will help advance these efforts” said Ricco Borella, market segment team leader for Consumer Comfort. “Our mission is to help customers and the value chain capitalize on growth opportunities in sustainable sleep technologies.”

Among the innovations on show at Interzum 2019, Dow will introduce SleepStudios: new collaborative spaces dedicated to Sleep Science in Horgen, Switzerland and Houston, Texas. SleepStudios give Dow customers access to a network of specialists and technical capabilities to advance the future of mattress design and manufacturing through:

  • Sleep Data Analysis - Insights into today’s data-driven world shaping the way people engage with technologies
  • Sleep Technologies - Advances in material science to create sleep solutions tailored to address variety of needs
  • Consumer Comfort - Development of personalized experiences based on consumers individual preferences

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 and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn

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

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