Dow Water and Process Solutions Launches Breakthrough Technology for Water Treatment in India

Mumbai, India - July 20, 2016

Launch of IntegraFlux™ will lead to sustainable development within the water industry

Dow Water & Process Solutions India (DW&PS), a business unit of Dow Chemical International Pvt. Ltd. (Dow India), has debuted the IntegraFlux™ UltraFiltration Modules, an award-winning product featuring the technology breakthrough XP Fiber in India.

Dow IntegraFlux™ UltraFiltration Modules, with XP Fiber, have been already recognized as a market-relevant innovation in China and Europe since 2015. With 35 per cent higher permeability than previous-generation Dow UltraFiltration modules, XP Fiber delivers groundbreaking high-flux, low-pressure, ultra-reliable performance while requiring less frequent cleaning and reduced chemicals. It significantly increases efficiency, productivity and reliability while lowering the cost of purified water.

Larry Ryan, business president for Dow Energy and Water Solutions said, “DWPS is committed to addressing the water challenges and stricter water treatment standards faced by India and other countries across the globe. We will continue to drive new technology breakthroughs with our industry-leading material science capability and our world-class talent.”

“The launch of Dow IntegraFlux™ UltraFiltration Modules, with XP Fiber has applications across industries in India,” said Sharad Gollerkeri, Sales Director, Indian Subcontinent, “we are currently targeting the energy, textiles and pharmaceutical industries to aid efficiency, improve production and streamline effluent management for the companies. We are positive that through this new product, we can support the development of suitable technologies for compliance with evolving norms and enable sustainable growth of industries in India.”

About Dow Water & Process Solutions

A global leader in sustainable separation and purification technology, Dow Water & Process Solutions is making a clear impact in the world. We’re helping to make water safer and more accessible, food taste better, pharmaceuticals more effective and industries more efficient and spearheading the development of sustainable technologies that integrate water and energy requirements. Dow Water & Process Solutions offers a broad portfolio of ion exchange resins, reverse osmosis membranes, ultrafiltration membranes, fine particle filters and electrode-ionization products, with strong positions in a number of major application areas, including industrial and municipal water, industrial processes, pharmaceuticals, power, residential water and waste and water reuse. More information about Dow Water & Process Solutions can be found at www.dowwaterandprocess.com.

About Dow India:

Dow Chemical International Private Limited (Dow India) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from the intersection of chemical, physical and biological sciences to help address many of India's most challenging problems including the need for clean water, clean energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. With approximately 800 employees in locations spread across the country, Dow India is continually finding ways to make people's lives healthier, safer and more convenient through exploring sustainable solutions based on technology development and application research in areas of infrastructure, transportation, energy, consumer and, lifestyle. As a responsible corporate citizen, the company uses its technology expertise and employee volunteerism to partner with the communities in which it operates. Dow continues to support Jaipur Foot through free distribution of prosthetic limbs, building homes for the underprivileged through 'Habitat for Humanity' and supporting scientific thought and environmental awareness among the future generations through ‘Multiply the Message’ and ‘Mobile Science Lab’ programs.