Dow Automotive contributes to the rebirth of the legendary Renault Alpine A110

Alpine, the myth of French sports cars, is back! For sports lovers, this dream that began in 1955 now continues. Having created cars like the famous 110. A 1973 World Rally Champion. The French brand Renault again launches the Alpine brand. The French company unveiled in the Geneva Motor Show the production version of this … Read moreDow Automotive contributes to the rebirth of the legendary Renault Alpine A110

Aston Martin and Dow Automotive Systems

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Technical Partnership Enables Collaboration, Technology Advancements for Aston Martin and Dow Automotive Systems   Aston Martin and Dow technical partnership  Aston Martin and Dow Automotive Systems have formed a technical partnership that will enable an expansion of their collaborative development efforts. A broader portfolio of Dow solutions will be utilized for Aston Martin production models … Read moreAston Martin and Dow Automotive Systems

Dow Awarded for: Development of new adhesives for vehicle construction

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Society of German Chemists (GDCh) awards Meyer-Galow-Preis for Business Chemistry to Dow-employees

Dow Awarded for: Development of new adhesives for vehicle construction

HORGEN, Switzerland: Monday, December 07, 2015

Dr. Andreas Lutz and Dr. Stefan Schmatloch responsible for research and development of new adhesive technologies at The Dow Chemical Company (“Dow”), were awarded with the Meyer-Galow-award for business chemistry. This prize honors scientists in German-speaking countries who have a decisive role in a recent chemical innovation. Lutz and Schmatloch are receiving the prize, worth EUR 10,000, for the innovative development of the BETAFORCE™ adhesive that enables the efficient and permanent adhesion of fiber composite materials such as in lightweight vehicle construction. The award ceremony was hosted by Dow at their European Headquarter in Horgen, Switzerland, together with the Society German Chemists (German: Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker, GDCh), which manages the Meyer-Galow Foundation for Business Chemistry.

Automated application of adhesive bead in the body shop

The lighter the car, the less energy it consumes. Therefore, adhesives have found their way into vehicle construction and are increasingly being used. Even entire passenger compartments, which have to be particularly safe, can be produced from the new, lightweight materials. Carbon and fiberglass reinforced plastics, also known as fiber composites, are particularly promising. However: How are individual components being connected to ensure stability and resistance in a crash or during long-term use?

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Dow received 21 nominations for 2015 R&D 100 Awards

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The multinational Dow received 21 nominations in the awards known as ‘Oscars of innovation’ for products already on the market. 21 nominations in the ‘Oscars of Innovation’. Dow Chemical Company is the second largest chemical company in the world in production. Its engine of innovation can not stop for a second to give immediate answers … Read moreDow received 21 nominations for 2015 R&D 100 Awards