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Dow Corning Appoints Antala Industria as its Distributor of Adhesives & Sealants for PV Applications

Published on 2010-10-05. Author : SpecialChem

MIDLAND, Michigan -- Dow Corning Corp., a company dealing in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, has selected Antala Industria, S.L. as the authorized distributor of its range of junction box potting agents, adhesives and sealants for photovoltaic applications in Spain, Portugal, Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia.

"Antala Industria is a highly regarded technology solutions provider with local knowledge and relationships," said Eric Peeters, Vice President, Dow Corning Solar Business. "They will help us provide superior products and services that address critical industry challenges of lowering costs and improving performance of solar modules."

"We look forward to expanding our portfolio of Dow Corning's world-class products for the solar industry," said Alberto Argudo, Director of Antala Industria, S.L. "We will combine their quality materials with a good technical team, stock control maintenance and excellent customer service."

Dow Corning is investing to expand its portfolio of total solution packages for solar cell manufacturing, module assembly and installation. Solution packages are built on high-performance silicone products such as encapsulants, adhesives, coatings, potting agents and sealants, as well as next-generation solar grade silicon.

About Dow Corning

Dow Corning provides performance-enhancing solutions to serve the diverse needs of more than 25,000 customers worldwide. Dealing in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, Dow Corning offers more than 7,000 products and services via the company's Dow Corning® and XIAMETER® brands. Dow Corning is a joint venture equally owned by The Dow Chemical Company and Corning, Incorporated. More than half of Dow Corning's annual sales are outside the United States.

About Antala Industria, S.L.

Antala Industria, S.L. is a distributor of the technical brands for industry, with a presence in the main sectors and markets, including transport, renewable energies and general industry. Antala is headquartered in Barcelona and operates in Spain, Portugal and North Africa. Antala is a member of the DGE Group, which is made up of European distributors of technical products.

Source: Dow Corning

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