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Dow Launches New Project to Reduce Plastic Waste in Nigeria
Adwoa Coleman, Dow’s Africa sustainability and advocacy manager for packaging and specialty plastics, talks about the importance of this recycling project. 

Dow to Throttle Back PE Production in the Americas
Dow is idling three PE plants and two elastomer plants to address supply/demand imbalance, exacerbated by the coronavirus impact/

Dow Develops Simplified, Lightweight Design for Face Shields in the Fight Against Coronavirus; Calls Out for Fabrication Partner
Dow shares open-source design of new face shield for healthcare professionals and is seeking fabricators to accelerate prodution to address PPE shortages.

Coronavirus and Oil Price Collapse Could Delay Second Wave of Planned Olefin/Polyolefin Projects
ISIS Chemical editor shares insights on projected slowdown of U.S. and global chemical investment wave.

Kellogg's Bear Naked Granola Now in All-PE Pouch With Barrier
Kellogg is exploring opportunities with several of its other brands to offer fully-recyclable stand-up pouches.

'Circular Economy' Dominates Discussion of Resins, Additives at K 2019
New product launches from materials suppliers at the giant show shine light on sustainability. 

Dow and Avangard to Bring PCR-Based Products to North American Customers
Dow and Avangard talk to Plastics Technology about this exclusive agreement that enables Dow’s first PCR-based products in North America.

All-PE structures have already gained a lead in both food and non-food applications.

Recyclable All-PE Pouches: Sustainable Opportunity for Film Extruders
Sustainability and the Circular Economy are both a challenge and an opportunity to flexible packaging producers. Recyclable pouches based on all-PE multilayer structures, utilizing new resins and perhaps techniques like MDO or biaxial orientation, appear to be major contenders against glass, metal, and multi-material film structures.

all plastic Stajvelo electric bike

K 2019 Slideshow: New Resins, New Applications in Materials
Ascend, Borealis, Borouge, Braskem, Dow, ExxonMobil, Nova, SABIC, and Solvay came to Düsseldorf with new applications, including pouches, shrink film, cable ties, flip tops, all-plastic bikes, as well as new materials.

Dow to Launch "Award-Winning" Optical Finishes for All-PE High-Gloss Packaging at K 2019
The new Opolux HGT enables redesigning packaging for recyclability while featuring remarkable heat resistance and exceptional appearance.

Additives: Novel Silicone-PE Hybrid Additive Technology for Wood-Plastic Composites
Dow’s Amplify Si PE 1000 Polymer System/processing aid enables stronger, more sustainable wood-plastic composites.

Dow Project MASARO

Dow's Project MASARO Seeks to Create Blueprint for Zero-Waste Communities
Project MASARO provides communities in Indonesia with a closed loop waste management system, which processes many types of waste into valuable products, like fuel and fertilizer, that can be used by members of the community.

Innovative Stand-Up Pouch Designed for Recyclability Successfully Piloted for Retail
Dow, brand owner RB and converter DrukpolFlexo develop recyclable packaging for Finish dishwasher detergents.

SABIC will encourage sustainability with bio-renewable and recycled feedstocks and designing lightweight packaging.

K 2019 Preview: Resins & Additives for Sustainability in Cars, Electronics & Packaging
Material suppliers are committed to the ‘Circular Economy,’ as evidenced by their adoption of new technologies, product introductions and collaborations.

School built out of recycled plastics

Dow is Helping to Build Schools Out of Plastic Waste
Dow is working on several initiatives to solve the global plastic waste issue including helping to build schools out of hard-to-recycle plastic waste in Colombia. 

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Dow's Landes to Address the Future Role of Plastics with Sustainability at Center Stage
Also the current president of SPE, Landes will be the keynote speaker at the 2019 SPE Thermoforming Div.’s conference.

DowDuPont to Complete Spin-Off of Companies
Following last month’s spin-off of a ‘new’ Dow, the spin-off of an independent DuPont materials company and the new Corteva agriculture firm will take place June 1.

Flexible Packaging Made by Bemis, TC Transcontinental Key Among FPA's 2019 Award Winners
FPA’s 2019 highest achievement award given to Molson Coors 12-pack cooler bag produced by Bemis.

Dow and BiologiQ Collaborate on Evaluation of Plant-Based Polymers
Partners are exploring potential synergies between BiologiQ’s NuPlasticQ biopolymer and Dow’s PE resin portfolio

Dow and BiologiQ Collaborate on Evaluation of Plant-Based Polymers
Potential synergies are being explored between BiologiQ’s NuPlasticQ biopolymer and Dow’s PE resin portfolio.

Valeria Orozco Nestlé

Recycling a Key Focus at The Packaging Conference
Packaging trends, innovation and initiatives were discussed—all with an emphasis on sustainability.  

Product Categories of Dow Chemical Company

Ethylene Plastomers
HDPE
LDPE
LLDPE
MDPE
PVDC--Extrusion & Molding Grades
ULDPE/VLDPE