From packaging technology that helps keep food fresher longer to solutions for transmission pipe that enable easier installation and faster water flow, material science from The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) touches our lives every day. At NPE 2015, Dow will showcase its leading portfolio of products and technologies in its unique Gallery of Innovations that provides attendees an opportunity to experience first-hand Dow’s plastics innovations that are helping solve some of the world’s challenges like food waste, energy use, and transportation.

Located near the South Hall entrance, Dow’s Gallery of Innovations will feature a product sample bar, interactive touch screens, videos, and technical experts from Dow to answer questions and walk visitors through the Gallery.

“From basics to breakthroughs, Dow is a leader in delivering solutions that address world challenges and unlock opportunities for our customers,” said Greg Jozwiak, North America Commercial Vice President for Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics. “In the Gallery of Innovations, visitors can learn about the technologies making a difference in our everyday lives.”

Dow in the Fast Lane

In addition to experiencing Dow’s innovative technologies, sustainability programs and value chain collaboration, guests can visit the Dow sponsored Richard Childress Racing No. 3 Chevrolet with driver Austin Dillon and hop into the driver’s seat in the racing simulator. Dillon will be making an extended pit stop at the gallery on Tuesday, March 24, from 3:00-4:30 p.m. Dillon and his No. 3 Dow Chevrolet recently placed 15th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway on March 15.

Inspiring Innovation: 1897 to Today

Visitors touring the gallery will learn more about Dow’s story, from its founding in 1897 by Herbert H. Dow in Midland, Michigan, to its groundbreaking global investments in the U.S. Gulf Coast and Middle East today. They can also learn how Dow’s core commitment to sustainability inspires initiatives like the recent Make It Last and Energy Bag programs.

Visit Dow’s Gallery of Innovations on Level 2 of the South Hall.

 

About Richard Childress Racing

Richard Childress Racing (rcrracing.com) has earned more than 200 victories and 15 championships, including six in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with the legendary Dale Earnhardt. RCR was the first organization to win championships in the Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Its 2015 Sprint Cup Series lineup includes two-time NASCAR champion Austin Dillon (No. 3 Dow/American Ethanol/Cheerios/Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet), 2011 Brickyard 400 champion Paul Menard (No. 27 Menards Chevrolet) and 2008 Daytona 500 champion Ryan Newman (No. 31 Caterpillar/Quicken Loans/Grainger/WIX Filters Chevrolet). Its XFINITY Series program includes Brian Scott (No. 2 Shore Lodge/Whitetail Chevrolet), 2012 Camping World Truck Series rookie of the year Ty Dillon (No. 3 Bass Pro Shops/WESCO/Yuengling Light Lager/Red Kap Chevrolet), Brendan Gaughan (No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet) and a multi-driver lineup with Austin Dillon, Brandon Jones and Paul Menard (No. 33 Rheem/Menards Chevrolet) team.

 

About Dow Performance Plastics

Dow Performance Plastics comprises the world’s largest plastics franchise, with the broadest product portfolio in the industry. Through world-leading technology and a rich innovation pipeline, the market-driven businesses within this portfolio are creating competitive advantage for customers and for Dow. Dow Performance Plastics serves customers from 48 plants at 28 sites in 16 countries on four continents, and in 2014 had sales of $22.6B.

 

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from the intersection of chemical, physical and biological sciences to help address many of the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, clean energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven, industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 180 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, electronics, water, coatings and agriculture. In 2014, Dow had annual sales of more than $58 billion and employed approximately 53,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 6,000 products are manufactured at 201 sites in 35 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at www.dow.com.