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Dow AgroSciences receives Agrow Award for its SmartStax technology

Dow AgroSciences receives Agrow Award for its SmartStax technology

November 4, 2013 |

In Indiana, Dow AgroSciences was honored for solutions to the agricultural industry. Its Refuge Advanced powered by SmartStax won the Best Stewardship Program. StartStax is the first single-bag solution helping growers meet regulated refuge requirements and protecting their crops from above- and below-ground pests with multiple insecticidal modes of action. This helps reduce the potential […]

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Dow and Mitsui postpone plans for green plastic but still OK for ethanol

Dow and Mitsui postpone plans for green plastic but still OK for ethanol

January 14, 2013 |

In Brazil, Dow and Mitsui have postponed plans for the ethanol-based plastics production facility they announced in 2007. The $1.5 billion project was meant to break ground in Santa Vitoria, Minas Gerais state this year and with the ethanol plant online before year’s end before bringing on an ethanol-to-ethylene and biopolymers plant. The ethanol part […]

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Dow and Mitsui complete formation of 50:50 venture in Brazil

Dow and Mitsui complete formation of 50:50 venture in Brazil

November 14, 2012 |

In Brazil, Dow and Mitsui have secured all necessary governmental regulatory approvals and completed the formation of a previously announced 50:50 joint venture in Brazil, making Mitsui a 50% equity interest partner in Dow’s operation in Santa Vitória, Minas Gerais.  The MOU with Mitsui that lead to this milestone, is aimed at providing innovative and […]

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The Gas Rush: Calysta Energy aims for high-value markets via unconventional natural gas

The Gas Rush: Calysta Energy aims for high-value markets via unconventional natural gas

October 22, 2012 |

Calysta Energy emerges from stealth — with new, biobased technologies to unlock high-value fuels, chemicals markets for stranded, unconventional natural gas The synthesis of biobased technologies and abundant supplies of natural gas took a major step forward today with the emergence from stealth of Calysta Energy. The new company is a spinout of DNA 2.0, […]

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Dow, Solazyme sign offtake agreement through 2015 for dielectric fluids

Dow, Solazyme sign offtake agreement through 2015 for dielectric fluids

May 4, 2012 |

In California, Solazyme and Dow Chemical announced a contingent off-take agreement in which Dow has agreed to purchase from Solazyme all of its requirements of non-vegetable microbe-based oils for use in dielectric fluid applications through 2015, contingent upon Solazyme’s ability to supply such oils within agreed specifications and certain terms and conditions of the sale. […]

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Dow, Mitsui to finalize Brazilian bio-based polyethylene JV

Dow, Mitsui to finalize Brazilian bio-based polyethylene JV

March 22, 2012 |

In Brazil, Dow Chemical and Mitsui expect to finalize a 50/50 joint venture to produce polyethylene from sugarcane ethanol by year’s end. Mitsui will hold 50% of Dow’s operation in Santa Vitoria, Minas Gerais with ethanol production eventually leading to PE production by 2015. The deal was announced in August 2011.

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Dow, Teknor Apex partner for bio-bnased plasticizers

Dow, Teknor Apex partner for bio-bnased plasticizers

February 9, 2012 |

In Texas, Dow and Teknor Apex announced a joint market development agreement for flexible vinyl in several application areas. Under a joint Collaboration Agreement, Teknor Apex was granted exclusive marketing rights in North America for flexible vinyl compounds containing Dow ECOLIBRIUM bio-based Plasticizers in certain applications such as consumer and industrial products, certain medical devices, […]

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Dow launches bio-based acoustical foam

Dow launches bio-based acoustical foam

October 10, 2011 |

In New York, Dow has developed a soy-oil containing acoustical foam formulation with significant renewable content.  Named Betafoam Renue, the new formulation is now in trials with a major North American OEM and commercialization is expected by December 2011.  Similar to traditional BETAFOAM, this new product can be injected into vehicle cavities like A, B, […]

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Solazyme, Dow partner for Dielectric Insulating Fluids

Solazyme, Dow partner for Dielectric Insulating Fluids

October 6, 2011 |

In California, Dow Electrical & Telecommunications announced plans to develop algal oils with Solazyme, Inc. for use in bio-based Dielectric Insulating Fluids (DIFs). The estimated $2 billion DIF market represents more than 500 million gallons of opportunity for strategic partners like Dow E&T and Solazyme, Inc. Tim Laughlin, General Manager, Dow Electrical & Telecommunications commented […]

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Neste, Dow, Raizen continue to struggle in first-round Transformative Technology contests

Neste, Dow, Raizen continue to struggle in first-round Transformative Technology contests

August 17, 2011 |

In Florida, Neste Oil joined Dow and Raizen among big biotech brands currently trailing in first-round match-ups in the 2011 Transformative Technologies tournament. Currently, #14 seed Abengoa Bioenergy leads #3 Raizen 54-46 in the International Regional, while DSM has pulled ahead of Neste Oil 55-45. 32 first round battles will continue in the voting until […]

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