Dow invests in recycler, Mr. Green Africa
Dow (NYSE: DOW), has invested in Mr. Green Africa - the first recycling company in Africa to be a Certified B Corporation - to enable further diversion of plastic waste from informal dumpsites and the environment, drive positive change in local communities, address inadequacies in existing waste management systems and close the loop on plastics waste across Africa.
Dow and Plastigaur the successful commercialization
Dow has announced the first large-scale commercial use of its innovative resin AGILITY™ CE, made with 70% recycled plastic. Plastigaur, a leading film converter based in Spain, is using the AGILITY™ CE resin in its collation shrink film, typically used in the transportation of cans or PET bottles. The partnership marks an important step in Dow’s ambition to advance a circular economy for plastics.
PacXpert™ licensee agreement in Russia
Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics, a business division of Dow (NYSE: DOW), is proud to announce that Interpolychem LLC, a leading converter and packaging producer in the Russian flexible packaging market, is the newest licensee for Dow’s PacXpert™ Packaging Technology.
BOPE packaging films
Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics, a business unit of Dow (NYSE: DOW) announces the commercial availability of a wide range of tenter frame, biaxially-oriented polyethylene (TF-BOPE) for linear low, medium and high density packaging films. This offering has been developed through a joint value chain effort, combining Dow’s INNATETM TF80 technology with the production know-how and experience of Plastchim-T and Ticinoplast, leading producers in PE and BOPP, and the processing knowledge of machine manufacturer Brückner Maschinenbau. These solutions enable customers to use printable, tough, stiff and visually appealing BOPE films to produce resource-efficient, mono-material packaging that is designed for recyclability.
Dow Pack Studios Tarragona
Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics, a business unit of Dow (NYSE: DOW), introduces Pack Studios Tarragona, the 10th in a global network of Pack Studios sites helping customers address packaging sustainability by providing a testing platform to shorten development cycles for new formats and load stability innovation. Dow will inaugurate Pack Studios Tarragona with a Virtual Grand Opening on 28 October.
Dow invites industry
Dow (NYSE: Dow) will showcase its expanded portfolio of packaging technologies, solutions, and services at Interpack 2020 (Düsseldorf, 7 to 13 May) as it invites industry to explore solutions for the circular economy. Exhibiting at stand 09-01 in the outside area (OA) of Hall 9, Dow will present solutions to help industry transition to a circular economy, support the value chain in achieving sustainability goals, enable greater collaboration, and accelerate the delivery of innovations to the market.