Dow and Munkong Steel Showcase Polyurethane Innovation at THAIFEX

Bangkok - June 04, 2017 -

Dow Thailand Group and Munkong Steel joined hands to showcase polyurethane innovation at THAIFEX-World of Food Asia 2017. This partnership marks Dow Polyurethane’s primary engagement with the key customer in interacting with and providing knowledge to end users in the food industry to promote the environmental-friendly polyurethane (PUR) systems and high fire-performance polyisocyanurate (PIR) systems. Due to lightweight performance, structural strength and excellent thermal insulation properties, the PUR and PIR systems have been developed to efficiently support the market needs and are proven solutions for sandwich panels which have been used in the cold chain, manufacturing process, and storage room with temperature control. Over 200 participants attended Dow’s booth during 31 May - 4 June at the IMPACT Arena, Exhibition & Convention Hall, Muang Thong Thani.

Food industry is one of the fastest growing segments and the major user of insulation panel in Thailand. As a solution provider, Dow has been working closely with industrial customers, sees potentials in developing and adding value through advanced solutions and innovation in order to meet all of its customer demands, supports their accomplishments, and grows the business in a sustainable way.

About Dow Thailand Group

Consisting of Companies of Dow Chemical Thailand and the SCG-Dow Group, Dow Thailand Group, the leading science group of companies in Thailand, is the largest manufacturing base of Dow Chemical in the Asia-Pacific region and a leading importer of chemical products for diverse industries in Thailand, including those for agriculture and household pesticides. The group is committed to developing science-driven innovations and strives to form effective collaboration and networks to bring about sustainability for its business as well as society. About Dow Polyurethanes Dow Polyurethanes develops and delivers a broad portfolio of performance products and tailor-made solutions to customers in a variety of industries, and applications ranging from energy-efficient residential and commercial construction, industrial solutions, infrastructure repair, to consumer comfort solutions in flooring, furniture, and footwear. The business provides key ingredients, fully-formulated systems, and solutions for rigid, semi-rigid and flexible foams, adhesives, sealants, coatings, elastomers, and binders. Dow is the world's largest producer of propylene oxide (PO), propylene glycol (PG), and polyether polyols, and is a leading producer of quality aromatic isocyanates, such as MDI. Striving to meet the specific needs of its customers in their local geographic regions, Dow Polyurethanes operates a global network of production sites, systems houses, as well as innovation and service centers. The business has an ongoing initiative to lead the industry in providing high-performance products that meet critical market needs and contribute to a more comfortable, healthier, and resilient society. For more information, visit www.dowpolyurethanes.com.

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.

For more information, please contact:

Thorsaeng Chuangchote /
Napassorn Noi-Am
FleishmanHillard
Tel: 02-207-2489
Email: thorsaeng.chuangchote@fleishman.com
Email: napassorn.noi-am@fleishman.com

Suttipong Krotintakom
Dow Thailand Group
Tel. 038-673315
Email: skrotintakom@dow.com