New Plant in Thailand Expands Dow’s Polyol Capacity for Rigid Polyurethane

New facility delivers key raw material for energy efficiency solutions to better support Asia Pacific customers and further drive sustainability trends.

 The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) has officially opened a new world-class polyol plant for rigid polyurethane foam in Rayong, Thailand. This means an increase in the company’s ablity to deliver high-quality insulation materials and solutions that benefit its customers and the society. 

“This announcement demonstrates Dow’s commitment to our ongoing investment in Polyurethanes in order to bring to our customers a reliable supply of innovative solutions aligned to global trends such as population growth and energy efficiency,” said Jane Palmieri, business president, Dow Polyurethanes.

“The Rayong facility is an important addition to Dow’s global polyurethanes manufacturing network, further enabling us to deliver industry-leading products that help customers minimize their environmental footprint, while creating lasting social, environmental and economic benefits throughout the entire product life cycle.”

From keeping food fresher more efficiently to preventing home energy loss, polyol is a key raw material for rigid polyurethane foam solutions to improve energy efficiency in a wide variety of construction, professional cold chain and appliance applications. Dow’s high-performing polyols enable novel energy efficiency solutions, which help customers to meet stringent, country-specific regulations and embrace global sustainability trends.

About Dow Polyurethanes

Dow Polyurethanes develops and delivers a broad portfolio of technologies and customized solutions to customers in a variety of industries under its DurableScience, ComfortScience, and InsulationScience category brands.

Applications range from industrial and infrastructure solutions, to consumer comfort solutions in flooring, furniture, bedding and footwear, to automotive solutions for interior and exterior, to and energy-efficient insulation materials.

The business manufactures and sells key chemical components, as well as fully-formulated polyurethane systems for rigid, semi-rigid, and flexible foams, and coatings, adhesives, sealants, elastomers, and composites.

Dow is the world’s largest producer of propylene oxide (PO), propylene glycol (PG), and polyether polyols, and is a leading producer of quality aromatic isocyanates, such as MDI. Striving to meet the specific needs of its customers in local geographic regions, Dow Polyurethanes operates a global network of production sites and systems houses, as well as innovation and service centers.

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