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FirstPower Group LLC to Distribute Molykote® Specialty Lubricants in the United States

Published on 2010-10-27. Author : SpecialChem

MIDLAND, MI, USA -- Dow Corning, a global leader in silicones and lubricants for use in power and utility equipment, has signed an agreement with FirstPower Group LLC to distribute Molykote® specialty lubricants in the United States effective September 1, 2010. Customers in the United States can now order their specialty lubricants directly from FirstPower Group LLC.

Based in Twinsburg, Ohio, FirstPower Group LLC has a network of technical representatives with the expertise to support the Molykote brand and provide lubricant solutions to customers across the United States.

"FPG is constantly looking for ways to bring innovation to market," said Frank Ricard, President, FirstPower Group LLC. "Dow Corning has been a leader in lubrication technology and together with FPG will continue to address and meet the specific application needs of the transmission and distribution market. It's a winning relationship for our customers."

"FirstPower Group's deep industry knowledge gives it the ability to address the utility industry's maintenance challenges and provide custom lubricant and sealant solutions," added Jeff Sopcak, Americas Market Specialist, Dow Corning Automotive, Appliance, Assembly & Maintenance.

The Molykote brand lubricant portfolio includes a complete line of multi-purpose oils, synthetic and ultra-high-purity mineral-oil fluids, specialty compounds, greases, pastes, anti-friction coatings and more. They are trusted by engineers worldwide to solve or prevent lubrication problems from happening in a wide range of applications.

About Dow Corning:

Dow Corning provides performance-enhancing solutions to serve the diverse needs of more than 25,000 customers worldwide. A global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, Dow Corning offers more than 7,000 products and services via the company's Dow Corning® and XIAMETER® brands. Dow Corning is a joint venture equally owned by The Dow Chemical Company and Corning, Incorporated. More than half of Dow Corning's annual sales are outside the United States.

About FirstPower Group LLC:

FirstPower Group LLC is an industrial manufacturing and equipment services company specializing in maintaining older high voltage circuit breakers and compressors used by the electric power industry. With industry experience since 1979, FirstPower Group LLC has been addressing efficiency and productivity concerns for the electric power industry, resulting in significant improvements to existing equipment and affordable, effective solutions to equipment problems that result in delays and costly repairs if not addressed.

MOLYKOTE® Smart Lubrication™ from Dow Corning

For more than 60 years, customers around the world have trusted the MOLYKOTE® brand for performance and expertise to solve or prevent virtually any lubrication problem and to save energy through Smart Lubrication™. MOLYKOTE solutions are available through a global network of more than 3,000 channel partners.

®Molykote, XIAMETER, and Dow Corning are registered trademarks of Dow Corning Corporation.

Source: Dow Corning

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