Dow donates 1,850 PPE suits to hospitals fighting against COVID-19

PPE DonationBangkok – April 1, 2020 – Dow Thailand Group, a global leading materials science company, and employees joined forces in ‘#DowStrong fights against COVID-19’ campaign to donate personal protective equipment (PPE) to hospitals in need during COVID-19 outbreak. From employees’ donation and the company’s financial support, the funding can provide 1,850 PPE suits which 1,000 of them have been given to Siriraj Hospital and 850 of them will be sent to Chulalongkorn Hospital in Bangkok and hospitals in Rayong.

The campaign aims to help distribute essential supplies, such as personal protective equipment to frontline health workers, and protect the health and lives of people affected by emergency situations by mobilizing and providing essential medical resources.

“Safety is our top priority at Dow. With the unprecedented impacts of COVID-19 impacting our world and our country, we are committed to helping protect the health and safety of our employees and communities, while deploying our business solutions where they are needed most. Through this initial commitment, we are sending immediate support to organizations directly addressing the COVID-19 crisis and working to protect the resiliency of our communities.” said Chatchai Luanpolcharoenchai, Dow Thailand President.

Throughout 53 years, Dow Thailand Group has been responsibly operating businesses. The company has cooperated with like-minded partners to promote sustainable well-being of people in communities, while engaging employees for impacts in each of the projects where possible. Dow will continue to monitor emerging needs as the COVID-19 situation evolves, in order to effectively leverage Dow innovation, people and resources.

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For further information, please contact:

Apiradee Poopirom
Dow Thailand Group
Tel: 02-3657296 / 081-8026933

Suttipong Krotintakom
Dow Thailand Group
Tel: 038-673315 / 081-7919626

Lalida, Tisadondilok
Dow Thailand Group
Tel: 02-365-7228 / 089-6687079