Interlakokraska-2017 Showcase for Dow Coating Materials

Moscow, Russia - February 27, 2017

Dow Coating Materials, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), will be showcasing a suite of solutions designed to support advances in the paint and coatings industry at this year’s Interlakokraska, the largest coatings industry event in Russia and the CIS countries.

Dow Coating Materials offers a comprehensive menu of solutions, ranging from binders to additives, pure acrylics to hybrids. With chemistry ranging from PU-based materials to isocyanate-free options, and silicone-based designs to tailored rheology modifiers, the business is devoted to sourcing the best possible building blocks of raw materials to suit its customers’ hugely varied requirements.

The business will be focusing this year’s Interlakokraska outreach on latest developments in water-based, pure acrylic technology for architectural coatings, as well as technologies for wood, metal and other industrial coatings applications.

Solutions on show at Interlakokraska-2017 also include:

 

  • Formaldehyde abatement technology, FORMASHIELD™, used in the development of advanced binders, which remove formaldehyde from indoor air and convert it to harmless water vapor
  • Latest developments in FASTRACK™ water-borne binders for road-markings, with sports stadium owners showing interest in the quick-set technology and high line visibility as well as highways authorities looking for sustainable, yet effective marking solutions
  • A range of additives based on ACID SUPPRESSION™ Technology, such as ACRYSOL™RM-725, a mid-shear HEUR Rheology Modifier with high shear contribution for low VOC* paints; latest high efficiency, high shear builders, and the latest technologies in an enhanced additives portfolio
  • PRIMAL™ water-based emulsion polymers designed to offer excellent water resistance, a high level of scrub resistance, washability and alkali resistance, as well as freeze-thaw and heat-age stability

 

"Interlakokraska gives us an unrivalled opportunity to share our latest coatings solutions with end-users as well as brand owners and formulators, and we’re particularly excited about discussing developmental opportunities that our pure acrylics could offer the paint and coatings industry in Russia and beyond," said Yuri Semenov, sales manager Dow Coating Materials in Russia and CIS. "Using our state-of-the-art binders production facility in Ramenskoye we aim to offer a fantastic combination of global technical expertise and local manufacturing, and we are looking forward to using that experience at Interlakokraska to solidify relationships with existing customers and forge new ones too!"

* VOC substances are not intentionally added and are not knowingly introduced from another raw material.

In addition, within the business program of the exhibition, Dow Microbial Control will participate in the Conference on safety and quality of paints and coatings organized by the Quality Paint Association. The event will take place on March 1 in Congress Centre (Marble Hall, from 10 to 2 pm).

About Dow Coating Materials
Dow Coating Materials leads innovation in technologies that help advance the performance of paints and coatings. Our water-based acrylic emulsion technology revolutionized the global paint industry, and was named a historic chemical landmark by the American Chemistry Association. We offer a broad portfolio of binders, dispersants, rheology modifiers and surfactants for a wide variety of end markets. Highly experienced, full-service technical teams support our products, and we continue to strengthen our global supply chain through manufacturing excellence and reliable supply.

About Dow in Russia and the CIS
Dow in Russia and the CIS, supported by its experience, size and global presence, is passionately committed to further develop close partnership with local companies to strengthen the business, while accelerating the growth of the chemical industry in the region and increasing its competitiveness in an international context. In addition to its representation offices in Moscow (Russia), Kiev (Ukraine) and Astana (Kazakhstan), the Company has two manufacturing facilities in Ramenskoye (Moscow Region) for the production of additives for paints and coatings, and in Vladimir where the Dow Izolan joint venture company inaugurated in 2009 its state-of-the-art manufacturing plant for the production of polyurethane systems. Dow is a Worldwide Partner and the Official Chemistry Company of theOlympic Games. As the Official Carbon Partner of Sochi 2014 and a key supplier of multiple technologies that helped to enable the Games, Dow played a key role in the organization of the first Olympic Winter Games in Russian history. Sochi 2014 opened up tremendous business opportunities for Dow, our customers and partners, and provided an international stage to showcase the broad range of the Company’s higher-performing and more sustainable innovations for the field-of-play and our daily lives. More information about Dow Russia can be found at http://www.dow.ru/.

About Dow
Dow (NYSE: DOW) 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 material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world's most challenging problems, such as the need for fresh food, safer and more sustainable transportation, clean water, energy efficiency, more durable infrastructure, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven portfolio delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in 175 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, infrastructure, transportation, consumer care, electronics, and agriculture. In 2016, Dow had annual sales of $48 billion and employed approximately 56,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 7,000 product families are manufactured at 189 sites in 34 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at www.dow.com.