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Dow’s Silicone Coatings Among Finalists for 2017 R&D 100 Awards

Published on 2017-09-25. Author : SpecialChem

Twenty innovative new products from The Dow Chemical Company were named finalists for the 2017 R&D 100 Awards. The R&D 100 Awards, a signature program of R&D Magazine, is designed to identify and celebrate the top 100 revolutionary technologies introduced during the past year. Winners of the R&D 100 Awards will be announced in November 2017.

The R&D 100 Awards

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The R&D 100 Awards

We strive to create new products that meet customer needs and bring value to our shareholders. It is particularly gratifying when these products are recognized as leading innovations by the R&D 100 Awards committee,” said A.N. Sreeram, senior vice president, Research and Development, and chief technology officer for Dow.

Our performance this year shows the breadth and depth of Dow technology. I’m extremely proud of the women and men behind these products, who continue to drive our innovation engine and address the world’s global challenges.”

The Dow Finalists Include:


Dow Corning ® WR-3001 Die Edge Coat –
  • It is a highly reflective silicone coating targeting high-power CSP applications that demand LED materials with high thermal- and photostability
  • It is compatible with conventional dispensing processes

Syl-Off® EM 7978 Coating – 
  • It is an emulsion-based silicone release coating for bakery and food release applications
  • A release coating for non-stick packaging, Syl-Off® EM 7978 Coating technology enables release paper manufacturers to address several global trends, including growth in the fast food market, cost efficiencies, processing improvements, and sustainability initiatives 


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Source: Dow Chemical Company
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