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JEC Europe 2014: Dow to showcase composite system developments

Monday, February 17th, 2014 | Permalink

A combination of Dow’s epoxy and polyurethane chemistry and carbon fiber and derivatives technology at its joint venture DowAksa  ( (Istanbul, Turkey)  reportedly enable efficient fabrication of stronger, lightweight and more durable composites. To find out more, visit stand K 19/25, hall 7.3 at the JEC Europe 2014 Composites Exhibition in Paris, March 11-13. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  carbon composite epoxy matrix automotive polyurethane filament winding pressure vessels wind turbines read more

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The best innovation at Pack Expo wasn’t just one package

Friday, September 27th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites Las Vegas – On the last day of Pack Expo (Sept. 23-25; Las Vegas), I talked with Dow Chemical’s Greg Jozwiak, commercial VP for North America packaging and specialty plastics. As we wrapped up the interview, he asked me what was the best product or innovation I’ve seen at Pack Expo. I was stumped. Not because I didn’t see some cool products that I’ll be writing about in the next coming days. I did, of course. read more

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New laboratory informatics system aims to improve R&D efforts

Thursday, June 13th, 2013 | Permalink

DuPont invests more than $2 billion into research and development (R&D). Dow Chemical invests about $1.7 billion a year in research across all its industry segments. Last year, BASF increased its R&D budget to $2.3 billion. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  R&D software packaging dupont basf dow read more

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Is plastic packaging the ‘silent hero’ to the global food waste problem?

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 | Permalink

It’s estimated that one in seven people go to bed hungry each night. But as many companies and individuals work to fight hunger, there’s also another issue at hand: food waste. According to a new report by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers , up to 50%, or two billion tonnes of food, produced around the world each year ends up as waste. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  plastics packaging food waste dupont dow linpac flexible read more

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Polycarbonate is front and center at MD&M West

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013 | Permalink

Global polycarbonate producers are pouring significant resources into the medical market, which they view as an important growth area. Bayer MaterialScience, Sabic Innovative Plastics and Styron (the former Dow polycarbonate business) have a strong presence at this week’s MD&M West show in Anaheim, CA, and are exhibiting several new products and applications. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  MD&M Bayer Material Science polycarbonate read more

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