Dow Wins Six 2022 R&D 100 Awards

  • Company brands 11e consecutive year making the list; over this period has won more awards than any other company
  • The company also received special recognition for corporate social responsibility

MIDLAND, Mich., August 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Dow (NYSE:DOW) has completed the 2022 R&D 100 Awards, a flagship program of R&D review, with a total of six winners and special recognition. The R&D 100 Awards program, which celebrates its 60e year, is widely considered one of the most prestigious in the research and development (R&D) community, honoring pioneers of innovation and their contributions to science and technology.

“The ambitious nature of Team Dow has allowed us to create products that solve problems and add value to our daily lives, from building circulation to hair care,” said A streamer, senior vice president, research and development, and chief technology officer at Dow. “We are honored by this recognition, which greatly underscores our commitment to delivering innovations that are not only pioneering, but created with sustainability, people and our planet in mind.”

This year, Dow topped its competition in the Mechanical/Materials category with a total of six awards, having also led the pack in the finalist round with a total of 12. Dow has been recognized annually on the R&D 100 list. since 2012, and during this period, the company’s products and technologies have received 55 cumulative awards – the most of any company.

In addition to the winners, REVOLOOP™ PCR received a Special recognition for Inclusive Recycling in the Corporate Social Responsibility category, which honors an organization’s efforts to be a greater corporate member of society, from the local to the global level.

Find out more about our R&D 100 Award 2022 winning products and innovations:

DOWSIL™ ICL-1000 Data Center Immersion Coolant is a game-changer for cloud and data center cooling by enabling thermal conductivity while reducing operating costs – driving industry advancement and advancing the green revolution. Dow drives efficiency and sustainability in the cloud and data centers by creating next-generation materials that are safe – for the planet.

DURATRACK™ R-100 and AEH-100 Resins for Green Bike Paths: Dow’s two-component DURATRACK™ (2K) for large area markings is an excellent point for cyclist safety. Green cycle lane surfaces increase cyclist visibility to drivers, safety through a clearly delineated space, and motorist behavior to those in the lanes, while discouraging parking in the cycle lane. Plus, it delivers pleasing results such as superior adhesion, skid resistance, UV durability, and fast dry time, while improving work area safety with a quick and easy installation process. effective. This road painting technology is expected to reduce costs per mile by around 80%, which will hopefully lead to more green bike lanes.

ELVALOY™ RET MF 1177 Polymer PCR Asphalt Coating Compatibilizer is Dow’s solution for modified asphalt that builds longer-lasting, higher-loaded roads. ELVALOY™ RET is supplied as free-flowing granules that melt into hot asphalt to create a permanently modified asphalt (bitumen) binder. RET Modified Asphalt remains easy to use, but offers improved long-term resilience and weather resistance. Unlike elastomeric additives that are simply mixed or suspended in asphalt, RET locks in during a fluid phase reaction.

REVOLOOP™ Enabled Durable Collation Shrink Film and DOWLEX™ GM AX01: Dow’s collaboration derived from REVOLOOP™ technology for mechanical recycling results in shrink wrap that protects goods, keeps them safe and clean, and incorporates recycled materials. The polyethylene resin developed as a rheology modifier is intended to be side fed in low percentage with selected DOW™ LLDPE resins to increase melt strength and produce more shear thinning behavior. Explore the interactive catalog that browses Dow’s shrink wrap offerings and more.

MaizeCare™ Clarity Polymer is a durable and superior polymer for transparent styling gels. This bio-based and biodegradable polymer with film-forming properties provides a non-sticky feeling when styling your hair. The corn-based ingredient can be used as a high-performance setting polymer that provides curl retention, hair stiffness, and carbomer compatibility for crystal-clear formulations.

MAINCOTE™ HG-300 Emulsion is a high performance, one-component metal protective coating that provides excellent corrosion resistance, early water resistance and durability. It can be formulated into direct-to-metal (DTM) coatings, primer and topcoat.

The full list of winners can be viewed on R&D World.

About Dow
Dow (NYSE:DOW) combines global reach; asset integration and scale; targeted innovation and expertise in materials science; prominent business positions; and environmental, social and governance (ESG) leadership to achieve profitable growth and deliver a sustainable future. The company’s ambition is to become the most innovative, customer-centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company in the world. Dow’s portfolio of businesses in plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones offers a broad range of differentiated, science-based products and solutions for customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer applications. Dow operates 104 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow had sales of approximately $55 billion in 2021. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.

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