Dow Receives Four Edison Awards for its Innovative Technology
The Dow Chemical Company is a part of the DowDupont Holding Company (DWDP), a business that is focused on agriculture, materials science and specialty product sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges.
Known for constant improvement and betterment, The Dow Chemical Company has been awarded the very prestigious Edison Award for not one, but four of their breakthrough technologies. The Edison Awards recognize excellence in new product and service development, marketing, human-centered design, and innovation. The winners are selected annually from thousands of nominees and are announced each year at the Edison Awards Gala in New York, New York.
In 2017, Dow was responsible for the granting of 789 U.S. patents, an all-time record high for the company.
Dow’s award-winning technologies include:
EA-4600 LV Hot Melt RTV Translucent Silicone Technology – Silver
Dow Performance Silicones Moldable Optical Silicone – Silver
EVOLV3D™ Universal Support Material – Bronze
Blue4est® with ROPAQUE™ NT-2900 Hollow Sphere Pigments – Bronze
The Awards were named for Thomas Alva Edison, an American inventor, and businessman who received 1,093 U.S. patents for his technologies and is best known for his inventions of the light bulb and phonograph.
“Thomas Edison developed the industrial laboratory, focusing invention on well-defined market needs. It has been called research with a purpose. Just like Edison, our research is customer focused, solving customer and societal needs and creating value for our shareholders. We are pleased to receive this recognition for our innovations and innovators.” -A.N. Sreeram , senior vice president, Research & Development, and chief technology officer for Dow
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