Midland, MI – Dow (NYSE: DOW) has been recognized with five 2023 BIG Innovation Awards presented by the Business Intelligence Group™. This sets a record number of BIG Innovation Awards in a single year for the Company and marks the seventh consecutive year Dow has received this honor from the organization.
The annual awards program acknowledges organizations and people who have brought new ideas to life. This year’s winners represent various product and technology lines from Dow’s Performance Materials & Coatings operating segment.
“The bright minds and materials expertise of Team Dow continue providing us with creative solutions to global problems from big to small,” said A.N. Sreeram, senior vice president, Research & Development, and chief technology officer for Dow. “We are proud to start the year off with such a strong accomplishment and look forward to delivering more sustainable innovations that benefit people and the planet.”
This year’s winners were:
DEXCARE™ CD-1 Polymer boosts shampoo’s conditioning effectiveness with Dow’s renewable, bio-derived deposition aid. Used in combination with benefit agents such as silicones or natural oils, DEXCARE™ CD-1 allows for increased versatility and improves the natural content of formulations. Always focusing on implementing and protecting natural elements, CD-1 is made from fermented sucrose and is non-GMO, vegan, REACH compliant and made without animal testing.
DOWSIL™ EC-8425 Electrically Conductive Adhesive, Dow’s one-part low temperature heat curable electrically conductive adhesive with stable conductivity, is used for bonding, grounding, electrical contacts, and EMI shielding.
DOWSIL™ TC-5550 Thermal Conductive Compound meets high-performance targets for next-generation electronics technology. Dow’s silicone grease creates an easily printable solution, providing customers with a solution to manually placed PCM or thermal pads. Specially designed for bare-die and lidless microprocessors, TC-5550 combines ease-of-application with excellent pump-out stability.
LUXSENSE™ Silicone Leather is the world’s 1st silicone-based luxury synthetic leather material to meet the needs of transport seats and interiors specifications, furniture, fashion, smart wearable devices and consumer electronics, while also offering unique features like being odorless and soft texture.
DOW™ Paint Vision offers data-driven capabilities designed to simplify the formulation process and accelerate innovation in the paints and coatings industry. Dow Paint Vision uses the latest technology to streamline the formulation process, making easy-to-create new solutions in minutes. The platform connects decades of R&D expertise with thousands of data points collected from Dow labs and merges them with the latest trends in sustainability and end-user needs.