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Dow Corning Completes China Application Center Expansion to Support Asia Growth

Published on 2005-07-05. Author : SpecialChem

SHANGHAI-- Dow Corning Corporation announces the completion of its China Application Center expansion, doubling the company's capability to provide innovative solutions for customers in Asia.

Adjacent to Dow Corning's original application center at the Songjiang Industrial Zone, Shanghai, the new phase ratchets up an extra 2,500m2 of space, allowing for additional laboratories and equipment to boost product development and analytical testing.

"The new phase has strengthened Dow Corning's leadership position in Asia to provide state-of-the-art innovations and customized solutions," said Ian Thackwray, President of Dow Corning Asia. "With China leading the rapid silicone demand growth in the region, sophisticated solutions are needed. The completion of the application center expansion signifies that we have extended our capabilities to satisfy the Asian market needs."

The expansion represents the company's utmost commitment to science and technology excellence as it capitalizes on opportunities for collaboration in both innovative product applications and technological solutions. Through this, Dow Corning delivers the highest standards to the Asian market and drives up the competitiveness of its customers to succeed locally and globally.

The Application Center will support joint research with customers for new product applications and formulations, providing an excellent venue for enterprises in the region to embrace world-class and cutting-edge technologies in partnership with Dow Corning's technical professionals. The expansion calls for the recruitment of more technical professionals in order to serve customers in the textile, personal and household care, construction, rubber, plastic and other processing industries.

"Our investment in the China Application Center is part of our global program to provide technology, products and solutions for customers in the region. The extension also pledges our commitment to Asia -- to provide innovative solutions to serve our customers exactly. By leveraging on our global strengths, we can design solutions and enhance analytical capabilities to improve the competitiveness of our local customers." Concluded Ian Thackwray.

Dow Corning provides performance-enhancing solutions to serve the diverse needs of more than 20,000 customers worldwide. A global leader in silicon-based technology and innovation, offering more than 7,000 products and services, Dow Corning is equally owned by The Dow Chemical Company and Corning, Incorporated. More than half of Dow Corning's annual sales are outside the United States.

Source: Dow Corning


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