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Dow showcases latest technological advances at Khimia
Nov '13
The Dow Chemical Company took an active part in the 17th international chemical exhibition “Khimia-2013” (October 28-31, 2013 Moscow Expocentre), showcasing at the stand latest technological advances and the comprehensive portfolio of solutions for Russia and Former Soviet Union.

Among them were featured energy-efficient solutions for construction and coatings industries; high-performing films for flexible and industrial packaging; complex product portfolio for oil & gas and energy; polyurethane systems for a wide range of applications; and others.

Dow Russian and international business leaders and technical representatives, along with the Russian joint venture company Dow Izolan engaged in an open dialogue with the exhibition participants and guests on current trends and developments in the chemical industry.

“With our continuous presence in Russia and CIS for almost 40 years, today we are proud to say that Dow is a recognized leader on the Russian market having two manufacturing facilities and supplying our diversified solutions for almost all the market segments. We are here to keep working closely with our customers to address their needs, share our worldwide expertise and to jointly capture growth opportunities.

"We view Russia and CIS as one of the largest growth potential regions in the world - given its size, vast natural resources, growing population, proximity to very large population areas such as China, India and Western Europe, along with highly qualified and talented young people. We do believe we are in the right place, relying on the right resources and moving in the right direction – which is our formula for success,” said Peter de Groot, general manager of Dow in Russia and CIS.

During Khimia-2013, Dow hosted two technical seminars and signed agreements with Russian and international companies.

Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics held on October 29 a technical seminar entitled “Practical experience of plastic pipes made of polyethylene of raised temperature resistance DOWLEX PE-RT in district heating, hot water supply and industrial pipe systems”.

During the seminar companies producing polymer pipes and fittings shared their practical experience in operation of pipes made of polyethylene of raised temperature resistance DOWLEX PE-RT in district heating, hot water supply and industrial pipe systems. Using the particular examples, the industry experts demonstrated the advantages of DOWLEX PE-RT pipe systems compared to metal and other temperature resistant types of plastic.

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