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Dow Epoxy buys three epoxy formulators

Published on 2007-12-07. Author : SpecialChem

Midland, Mich.-- Dow Epoxy, a global business unit of The Dow Chemical Co. says it has completed the acquisition of three epoxy systems formulators - UPPC AG in Germany, and GNS Technologies and POLY-CARB Inc. in the United States. Dow announced its intent to acquire the three formulators on Sept. 13.

"We are pleased to complete the acquisitions and add such high-performing businesses to our Epoxy Systems portfolio," said Pepe Carnevale, global business director for Dow Epoxy Systems. "All three companies are leading players in their respective markets and their vast experience in systems fits well with our rich technology. Bringing those two elements together will enable us to deliver more value to customers, including enhancements to products and services and the development of unique material solutions."

Dow Epoxy Systems focuses on applications in civil engineering and infrastructure, composites, wind energy, and other industries where their unique technologies and systems solutions can offer performance enhancement and differentiation to customers.

About Dow

Dow is a diversified chemical company that harnesses the power of innovation, science and technology to constantly improve what is essential to human progress. The Company offers a broad range of products and services to customers in more than 175 countries, helping them to provide everything from fresh water, food and pharmaceuticals to paints, packaging and personal care products. Built on a commitment to its principles of sustainability, Dow has annual sales of $49 billion and employs 43,000 people worldwide. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted.

Source: Dow

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