Dow : Presentation of more sustainable, high-performance facade systems and live introductions with specialists at glasstec 2022

At glasstec 2022, Dow will present more sustainable, high-performance façade systems and live introductions with specialists

  • Dow launches the world’s first CO2-neutral silicones for building exteriors that are PAS 2060 verified.
  • Join live sessions from specialists at the Dow booth.

MIDLAND, Michigan – September 16, 2022 – Dow (NYSE: DOW) will showcase silicone and organic sealing systems designed to further improve performance, safety and long-term durability at glasstec 2022, being held September 20-23 in Dusseldorf, Germany. In Hall 11, B59, our innovation wall shows technologies that promote applications for structural glazing, insulating glazing, fire protection, weather protection and solar technology. A new breakthrough industry service will also be exhibited and presented live: Dow Carbon-Neutral Silicones for Building Facades.

“The launch of the first-ever carbon neutral silicone for building facades is a significant milestone in our sustainability journey,” said Markus Plettau, Global Marketing Manager Facade at Dow Building & Infrastructure. “This project-specific carbon neutrality service is now available for structural glazing, insulating glass and weatherproofing applications for high-performance facades worldwide. Verified to the internationally recognized PAS 2060 carbon neutrality standard, select DOWSIL™ silicones can support green building designs, improving facade sustainability and improving green building ratings.”

Innovation highlights

Dow will be spotlighting technological solutions and showcasing its broad chemistry portfolio that addresses key needs in facade applications:

  • DOWSIL™ 993 Structural Glazing Repair Kit that improves quality and productivity—alongside compatible gasketing and bonding options that address aesthetics, durability, and energy efficiency in glass construction and panel attachments.

  • Firestop sealants with advanced certifications for use in system designs that limit the spread of smoke and fire.

  • Silicone chemistry that improves performance, productivity, and design flexibility for use in solar assemblies supporting BIPV applications.

  • Post-consumer recycled sealant cartridges, a key step on our journey to a more circular economy.

Find out how you can build climate-neutral tomorrow

Join our special live introductions, Inspire… CO2-neutral silicones for facades, at the Dow booth, where you’ll hear from Jean-Paul Hautekeer, Global Marketing Director, and Markus Plettau, Global Marketing Manager. These introductions will take place on September 20th at 3:00 p.m. and on September 22nd at 11:00 a.m. Additionally, Jean-Paul and Markus will be joined by a special guest speaker, Lars Anders, CEO of Priedemann Façade Experts, for a LinkedIn Live broadcast on September 21 at 2:00 p.m.

Visit Dow at glasstec to schedule a meeting with our specialists or learn more about leading DOWSIL™ technologies for high-performance buildings.

About Dow Building & Infrastructure

Dow Building & Infrastructure, part of Dow Consumer Solutions, works with industry experts around the world to develop options to enhance design and aesthetics, increase durability, improve building energy efficiency, and improve the health and safety of building occupants to improve. With a holistic approach, Dow brings together experiences from across the company to help customers find options for a variety of high-performance construction challenges. With products under the DOWSIL™ brand, Dow’s high-performance building options include successful materials for structural and protective glazing, weatherproofing, insulating glass, window and door fabrication, and building material protection, as well as innovations for high-efficiency insulation, lighting, and the incorporation of photovoltaic cells and solar panels into building designs. Visit to learn more.

About Dow

Dow (NYSE:DOW) Unifies Global Reach; asset integration and scaling; focused innovation and materials science expertise; leading business positions; and environmental, social and governance (ESG) leadership to deliver profitable growth and create a sustainable future. The company’s goal is to become the most innovative, customer-centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company in the world. Dow’s portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones delivers a broad range of differentiated, science-based products and solutions to its customers in high-growth market segments such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer applications. Dow operates 104 manufacturing facilities in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow had sales of approximately $55 billion in 2021. References to Dow or the Company refer to Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit or follow us @DowNewsroom on twitter.

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