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Dow to Present High-Performance Innovations for Coatings Manufacturers in Moscow

Published on 2010-03-09. Author : SpecialChem

MOSCOW -- Dow has announced that three of its business groups will be showcasing high-performance, innovative solutions for coatings manufacturers at Interlakokraska 2010, the international exhibition for the coatings industry held on March 9-12, 2010 at the Moscow Expocentre. Technical specialists along with local and international business leaders from Dow Coating Materials, Dow Microbial Control and Dow's subsidiary ANGUS Chemical Company will be updating participants on technological developments, as well as addressing questions about specific products at the Company's stand L500 in Pavilion "Forum".

"Biocides for Wood Coating - The Future of Environmentally Preferred Coatings"

Dow Coating Materials

Dow Coating Materials will highlight its progress in bringing more sustainable, high-performance coatings solutions to the market. Two advanced solutions will be featured at the Dow Stand - AVANSE™ Acrylic Resin technology, which allows lower VOC levels in metal protection paints without sacrificing quality, and NEOCAR™ latexes. Both high-performance products offer outstanding water and blush resistance.

During the week of Interlakokraska, Dow representatives will participate in the "Additives in Paint Industry" conference that will take place in the press hall of the Expocentre Congress Centre on March 9. Polina Zosimova, Dow Coating Materials technical specialist in Russia and the CIS, will speak about advancements and effectiveness of coupling additives.

Dow will also be showing how its technological expertise and global outreach can benefit local coatings manufacturers. Stepan Chupilkin, Dow Coating Materials marketing manager in Central Eastern Europe & FSU, explains, "Built on the strengths of Dow and Rohm and Haas, with our unparalleled resources and capabilities in research and development, Dow Coating Materials continues to innovate to better serve our customers. Our presence at Interlakokraska exhibition is a further sign of Dow Coating Materials' continued commitment to our customers, business partners and the coatings industry in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States."

Dow Microbial Control

Delivering on the focus of global reach with local expertise, Dow Microbial Control has strengthened its footprint in Russia. It recently named new leadership for the paints and coatings market, including Michal Drozdowski, regional commercial manager for the Eastern European Growth Region, and Paul Wood, customer application specialist for Central Eastern Europe and Turkey.

Drozdowski will be on hand at Interlakokraska to answer questions and speak to attendees about Dow's broad portfolio of products for the industry, including:

  • ROCIMA™, ROZONE™, SKANE™ and BIOBAN™ products for dry-film preservation
  • BIOBAN™, KATHON™, ROCIMA™ and DOWICIL™ products for in-can preservation
  • DOWICIL™ for plant hygiene support

Wood will share knowledge during a technical presentation, "Biocides for Wood Coating - The Future of Environmentally Preferred Coatings".


ANGUS Chemical Company is the leader in multifunctional amine technology to the Paint and Coatings market. Providing a range of specialty additives designed to help formulators get the most out of their formulation, ANGUS leads with industry standard products, including AMP and the new AEPD™ VOX 1000 Multifunctional Amine, as well as specialty additives DMAMP-80™, ALKATERGE™ and ZOLDINE™.

ANGUS has made significant investments in research and development, as well as strengthened its support in the region with its Customer Applications Centers. The CAC provides customers with access to industry experts, testing and formulation support needed to stay competitive in the global marketplace.

About Dow:

Dow combines the power of science and technology with the "Human Element" to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company connects chemistry and innovation with the principles of sustainability to help address many of the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, renewable energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's diversified industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 160 countries and in high growth sectors such as electronics, water, energy, coatings and agriculture. In 2009, Dow had annual sales of $45 billion and employed approximately 52,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 5,000 products are manufactured at 214 sites in 37 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted.

About Dow Coating Materials:

Dow Coating Materials is the premier supplier of products and technologies to architectural and industrial coatings manufacturers worldwide. Combining the extensive resources of Dow and recently-acquired Rohm and Haas Company, the new business provides formulators a wide range of chemistries and support across many different product lines, including core binder technologies, additives and solvents. Additionally, Dow Coating Materials operates 13 dedicated R&D labs across all major geographies where Dow does business.

About Dow Microbial Control:

Dow Microbial Control innovates with science and technology to provide long-term viable and sustainable microbial control. Their comprehensive global offering provides everything customers need to optimize formulations, including the highest performing and best supported portfolio of registered actives and products. With world-class people organization-wide and the only complete portfolio of microbial control technologies, Dow Microbial Control can solve any microbial control problem. From specialty to highly regulated and non-regulated, the company has the expertise and essentials for sustainable microbial protection for all products and processes.

About ANGUS:

ANGUS Chemical Company continues to develop and deliver distinct nitroalkane-based chemistries for customers in applications as diverse as paints and coatings, personal care and cosmetics, metalworking fluids, water treatment, biological buffers, solvents and thinners, wood adhesives, pharmaceutical and agricultural intermediates. Aligned as a market-focused, problem-solving specialty chemicals business, ANGUS is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company.

Source: Dow

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