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Dow invites industry to explore solutions for a circular economy at Interpack 2020


Latest developments in technologies, solutions, and services designed to help packaging converters and brand owners meet sustainability targets on show at Interpack.

HORGEN, Switzerland – February 20, 2020 – 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.

Dow will present more than 40 prototypes, enabled by Pack Studios, showcasing how design for recyclability is becoming a reality for a variety of applications including:

• Food and specialty packaging to deliver superior product protection and packaging performance using PE-based structures and renewable feedstocks.
• Industrial and consumer packaging for optimal collation shrink and stretch wrap.
• Cosmetics packaging using recycled contents and labelling solutions for the packaging market.
Dow will also exhibit solutions for lighter, higher performing, and design for recyclability meat packaging as it continues to address the need to achieve circularity in food packaging while enabling superior food preservation.

With collaboration being a crucial part of the drive to achieve industry sustainability goals, Dow has expanded and enhanced its innovation-centered Pack Studios collaborative network. At Interpack, Dow will introduce new Pack Studios capabilities including a blown-film production center, a center of excellence dedicated to load stability solutions for safer handling and transportation, and the latest developments in digital collaboration to help industry assess packaging performance in real time.

Joint efforts by Dow and packaging partners will be demonstrated live at Interpack 2020 with preferred original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) running Dow’s new PE-based packaging materials on their machines. Select converters will also showcase a range of prototypes enabled by Dow technologies from design for recyclability to bio-based PE, and lighter materials.

Discover more about these solutions and meet Dow experts at stand 09-01, OA Hall 9.

About Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics

Packaging and Specialty Plastics (P&SP), a business unit of Dow (NYSE: DOW), combines core strengths of R&D, worldwide reach, broad product lines and industry expertise to deliver high performing technologies for end use markets in food packaging, personal hygiene, infrastructure, consumer goods and transportation. P&SP is one of the world’s largest producers of polyethylene resins, functional polymers, and adhesives, and enabled by Pack Studios, is a leading innovator and collaborator across the value chain on sustainable application development and circular economy life-cycle design for plastics. www.dow.com/packaging

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Company’s ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company. Dow’s portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure and consumer care. Dow operates 109 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 36,500 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $43 billion in 2019. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit www.dow.com or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.


For further information, please contact: Uta Ünal Dow

+41 44 728 21 11

Patrick Kennedy

Porter Novelli

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