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Dow’s Market-Changing Product Innovations Net Key Industry Awards

Showcasing the Company’s innovative research and development at the inauguration of the Northeast Technology Center (NTC) in Collegeville, PA, The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) highlighted a series of key industry awards and customer honors for products that vastly improve our daily lives.

Among the innovations recognized: A durable and affordable paint that uses less of a limited natural resource, a fabric treatment that keeps socks and even workout clothes smelling fresh, bars of soap that last longer yet cost less to make, and an energy-saving water treatment system.

“Dow researchers work relentlessly to develop solutions that meet real-world needs,” says A.N. Sreeram, Dow corporate vice president of Research and Development. “We are pleased to be recognized again with prestigious R&D 100 awards, as well as to receive recognition from other programs that validate the insights and dedication our scientists demonstrate every day. Our Advanced Materials team looks forward to collaborating even more at our new innovation hub in Collegeville.”

All of these awards have been earned by businesses in Dow’s Advanced Materials Division, which generates roughly 40 percent of the Company’s intellectual property activity. This division was instrumental in helping the Company achieve a 23-year high for patent productivity last year.

Smart Science at the Core of Innovation Awards

The 2013 R&D 100 Awards, widely known as the “Oscars of Innovation,” recognized Dow in two of the program’s three chemistry-focused awards. Dow’s winning products are SILVADUR™ Antimicrobial technology for fabrics and EVOQUE™ pre-composite polymer for paints.

SILVADUR harnesses silver’s natural antimicrobial powers to keep socks, workout clothes, textiles and upholstery odor-free for more than 50 washings. The technology has been quickly embraced by textile and clothing manufacturers.

“Bacteria-fighting silver ions are built into fabrics with our special patented ‘smart release’ technology,” explains Rick Strittmatter, R&D director for Dow Microbial Control. “Then, when unwanted bacteria come into contact with SILVADUR-treated fabrics, the ions are released and bacteria are eliminated. No bacteria means no odor. No odor may mean fewer washings, which is also better for the environment.”

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