Dow Celebrates the 10-Year Anniversary of its Ramenskoye plant
Moscow, Russia - September 12, 2018 - The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) celebrates today the 10-year anniversary of its Ramenskoye plant, located in Moscow region. Ramenskoye plant FINNDISP LLC, an affiliate of Dow, produced the first batch in 2008. Dow is a recognized supplier in Russia and the CIS of polymer dispersions used in variety of applications ranging from tape packaging to architectural and industrial coatings, and applied as lubricants in primers and water-based adhesives.
Arthur Eritspokhov, General Manager of Dow in Russia & CIS, stated: “Dow is highly committed to Russia and the CIS market as a key area for strategic growth. We continuously striving for improvement of our relationships with customers and partners meanwhile offering the best products and services. Our production in Ramenskoye is a bright example of the Company’s approach to be closer to the customers meeting demands of the growing market. The local production allows us to be more flexible in terms of logistics, products’ availability and so on. I believe our 10-year anniversary is a joint business success of Dow and our customers. Our highly professional people enabled us to increase our operation along with the high standards of safety and environment regulations. And we will keep on driving our innovations and growing our business in such a promising market as Russia and CIS.”
“Ramenskoye is a success story: we reached full project capacity in less than 2 years of operation, and the products of the site have been immediately welcomed by the market,” said Sergey Bendenko, Ramenskoye site leader. “Today, the site runs 24 hours a day and 7 days a week with a constant focus on Environment, Health and Safety. Looking back, I couldn’t be prouder of what we achieved over the past 10 years, from driving new technologies to implementing innovations and reaching excellence in product quality. I’m sure that the next 10 years we will see further developments in Ramenskoye for the continued joint success with our customers.”
An engaged corporate citizen, the plant supported various education projects with the local community over the past 10 years. Dow’s employees have played an integral part as volunteers promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) to the younger generation, and attracting the attention of parents to the careers potentials offered by STEM education.
About Dow in Russia and 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, a joint venture Dow Izolan, state-of-the-art manufacturing plant for the production of polyurethane systems. More information about Dow Russia can be found at www.dow.ru.
The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) combines science and technology knowledge to develop premier materials science solutions that are essential to human progress. Dow has one of the strongest and broadest toolkits in the industry, with robust technology, asset integration, scale and competitive capabilities that enable it to address complex global issues. Dow’s market-driven, industry-leading portfolio of advanced materials, industrial intermediates, and plastics businesses deliver a broad range of differentiated technology-based products and solutions for customers in high-growth markets such as packaging, infrastructure, and consumer care. Dow is a subsidiary of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP), a holding company comprised of Dow and DuPont with the intent to form three strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty sectors. More information can be found at www.dow.com.
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