Dow India strengthens commitment to India with innovations in Performance Silicones

New hot melt technology, thermal packages and adhesives showcased at Productronica 2018

MUMBAI, India - September 10, 2018 - Dow Performance Silicones, a business unit of Dow India, is set to strengthen its presence in India through its innovative offerings in Electronics, Appliances and Lighting. The business will be showcasing new, proven and upcoming silicone solutions alike under its recently announced DOWSIL™ brand at Productronica 2018 (Booth PC87). The portfolio also includes innovations in encapsulants, gels, thermal interface materials and hot melts that will cater fast emerging industries like E-Vehicles, LED lighting, Mobile phones, Appliances and allied sectors.

"Silicone application has grown exponentially over the years. The versatility of silicones makes it a material of choice for electronic equipment manufacturer to maintain optimum functionality amidst extreme temperature variations, humidity and harsh environmental conditions," said Dharmesh Shah, Commercial Leader, Dow Performance Silicones. "We are all set to address the most pressing local needs through our innovations which will be elaborately showcased at Productronica", he added.

The highlights of the showcase include wide range of adhesives formulated to deliver fast, flexible processing options for the assembly of consumer devices and displays. The products offer excellent reliability and rework ability with a long shelf-life. The adhesives are largely unaffected by immersion in most of the liquids that commonly encounter electronic devices making them a material of choice for business aiming to deliver maximum value to user-industry.

Productronica 2018 will be held in Bangalore, India on September 26 -28, 2018. Dow India will showcase its offerings in Hall 3, Booth PC87 at the venue.

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About Dow Performance Silicones

Dow Performance Silicones, a business unit of the Dow Consumer Solutions Portfolio aligned to Dow India, delivers a complete portfolio of silicone solutions and performance materials to serve the diverse needs of customers and industries around the world. From the transportation and pressure sensitive industries to high performance building solutions and chemical manufacturing, Dow's Performance Silicones business helps our customers solve their most challenging problems. As a global leader in innovation and silicon-based technology, we are committed to bringing new solutions to the market that do more for our customers and continue to improve the lives of consumers worldwide.

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 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 along with BMVSS, 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. For more, visit /