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Dow Performance Plastics upgrades laminating adhesive facilities

Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, has announced a series of planned improvements to its West Alexandria, OH, and Ringwood, IL, facilities in order to propel adhesive technologies for packaging.

Upgrades are targeted at the company’s adhesives and functional materials product line to meet the needs of global customers and reinforce Dow’s prioritized focus on enabling ongoing growth in strategic end markets.

“Dow sees immense opportunities and value in the laminating adhesives industry and is excited to work with our customers to improve packaging that people use every day,” states Courtney Fretz, North American product director, Dow Adhesives and Functional Materials. “Updating vital assets to create state-of-the-art facilities further strengthens our industry-leading innovation pipeline. Whether our customers need blemish-free surfaces for condiment packages or they need to create tough flexible packages and laminates for industrial use, these timely facility improvements will allow us to provide customers with reliable, cutting-edge technologies.”

These improvements further reinforce Dow’s commitment to anticipating and serving customer needs, enabling competitive advantage and delivering differentiated technology solutions to its customers. Updates are targeted at further enhancing product reliability and accelerating the creation of new solutions.

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