Dow is expanding its global capabilities to help enable the development of smarter, safer and more sustainable technologies, while supporting the continuous transformation of the automotive industry.
Dow continues to invest in enhancing global supply capabilities and reliability for its customers
Midland, Mich., – March 30, 2022 – As the mobility and transportation industry continues to change and grow, Dow (NYSE:DOW) continues to invest in enhancing global supply capabilities and reliability for its customers, thereby enabling the development of smarter, safer and more sustainable technologies To be.
In 2022, the company will engage in a number of major growth capital projects benefiting the mobility and transportation market. At Dow’s Jinchian site in South Korea, investments are being made to support the development of moldable optical silicon technologies for both automotive and industrial lighting applications. Additional investments are also planned for Dow’s operations this year in Midland, Songjiang and Zhangjiang.
Jeroen Bello, Global Marketing Director of Mobility and Transportation, said, “The mobility and transportation industry is undergoing its biggest growth in more than 100 years, and we look forward to the role we can play in moving the industry forward through our materials science expertise. Proud.” Dow Consumer Solutions. “In order to appropriately support our customers and the industry as a whole, it is imperative that we have the ability to do so. Our latest investments, which are based on our existing infrastructure serving this market, are market-driven and sustainable. Reaffirm our commitment to delivering innovations.
Dow addresses growing market demands
Dow recently completed a round of capital investment in 2021, spanning three continents – North America, Asia and Europe – and implemented to meet growing global market demands for novel technologies within the mobility and transportation industry. it was done. In Midland, Michigan, US, Dow expanded its fluorosilicon rubber capabilities with the installation of a new gum mixer, and in Zhangjiagang, China, a new liquid silicone rubber mixer was added. Investment was also made in a pair of new mixers for thermal conductive technologies at Dow’s site in Songjiang, China. To further support the high demand for electric vehicles in Europe, a new mixer for thermal conductive technologies is now online in Wiesbaden, Germany.
All capacity expansions being done for this market are in line with Dow MobilityScience™ PlatformWhich is designed to harness the full power of Dow’s portfolio of silicone, polyolefin, polyurethane, acrylic and specialty technologies to support the future of mobility.