Dow Corning to Exhibit Enabling Technologies at Western Coatings Societies Symposium & Show


MIDLAND, MICHIGAN, USA: Dow Corning Corporation, a leading supplier of innovative silicone solutions for the coatings industry, will exhibit at the 28th Biennial Western Coatings Societies Symposium & Show, this October in Las Vegas. At the show, Dow Corning will feature its enabling technology platforms, which include proven Dow Corning® brand silicone additives, resins and breakthrough plasma coating solutions.

Show visitors will learn how Dow Corning additives can be used to add marketable properties to paints, coatings, printing inks, and overprint varnishes. They will also see how Dow Corning resins can improve the resistance of decorative, maintenance, and other protective coatings to extreme temperatures, moisture, corrosion, electrical discharge, and weathering.

Additionally, visitors to the Dow Corning booth will learn about the company's new patented plasma application process that enables users to apply very thin, super-functional coatings to flexible, rigid, or profiled substrates.

"This is a revolutionary method for engineering surfaces that provides a step change in product performance," said Tim Pajk, Applications Engineer/Technical Services. "With our leading-edge process platforms, it is now possible to deliver an exciting range of custom coatings with unique water, oil, chemical repellency; and adhesive, bio-functional, and low friction properties."

Dow Corning offers a comprehensive selection of innovative silicon-based additives, resins, and binders for paints and inks, plus a choice of plasma equipment platforms. In addition to materials, the company provides supportive services and solutions tailored to the specific business needs of the global coatings industry. To learn more about Dow Corning's full range of coatings solutions, go to www.dowcorning.com/coatings. Also, visit www.dowcorning.com/plasma.

The 28th Biennial Western Coatings Societies Symposium & Show will take place from October 21-24 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Through informative, educational presentations and a comprehensive tradeshow, this event will provide a wide spectrum of ideas and solutions to help coatings industry professionals succeed in today's competitive coatings marketplace. For more information, visit westerncoatingssymposium-show.com.

About Dow Corning
Dow Corning (www.dowcorning.com) provides performance-enhancing solutions to serve the diverse needs of more than 25,000 customers worldwide. A global leader in silicon-based technology and innovation, offering more than 7,000 products and services, Dow Corning is equally owned by The Dow Chemical Company and Corning, Incorporated. More than half of Dow Corning's annual sales are outside the United States.

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