Posts Tagged ‘ dow corning ’

Despite Workforce Reductions, Dow Sees Growth in Silicones

Jul 25th, 2016

As part of its restructuring after the December 2015 mega-merger between Dow Chemical and DuPont, Dow Corning is cutting its workforce by four percent, including a U.S. facility that produces silicone materials for construction. The company recently announced a series of measures “to achieve synergy capture and accelerate shareholder value creation,” which it projects will result […]

View’s Tinianov to Give Window and Glass a Voice in HPD Process

Dec 17th, 2015

Now is the time to get the glass industry more involved in the Health Product Declaration (HPD) movement. That’s according to one of its new board members. Brandon Tinianov, vice president of business development at View Glass, was recently elected to HPD Collaborative’s board of directors. He is now helping guide the organization, which supports HPD advancement. An […]

How the Dow-DuPont Merger Affects the Door and Window Industry

Dec 11th, 2015

The $130 billion mega-merger of Dow Chemical and DuPont instantly establishes a major player in the building-products industry. The deal should close in the second half of 2016. When it does, it will create a huge company, DowDuPont, with global holdings that span chemicals, agriculture, materials, electronics and much more. Within 18-24 months of the merger’s close, DowDuPont plans to split into three […]

Dow Scientists Edit ASTM Papers on Sealants and Adhesives

Nov 24th, 2015

Two Dow Corning industry scientists, Larry Carbary and Andreas T. Wolf, edited ASTM International’s technical papers collection “Durability of Building and Construction Sealants and Adhesives.” The compilation contains 17 peer-reviewed technical articles from a range of industry experts, including facade consultants, engineers, architects and sealant producers. The articles focus on functionally and aesthetically pleasing long-lasting […]

Are You Ready for Increasingly Stringent Codes? CGA Presentation Provides Education and Awareness

Jun 5th, 2015

Something code, something new and what can we do? That’s how Stanley Yee of Dow Corning opened his keynote discussion yesterday during the Canadian Glass Association’s (CGA) Glass Connections Conference in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He provided an overview of the various codes that relate to the glass and window industries and why it’s important to be aware […]

Dow Corning Hires Jessica Ding to Lead North American Marketing

Jan 8th, 2015

Dow Corning Corp., a Midland, Mich.-based manufacturer of silicones, silicon-based technology has hired Yujie (Jessica) Ding as the company’s North American regional marketer for coatings and construction chemicals. Ding comes to Dow Corning from Chemtura Corp., where she worked in commercial and marketing roles in the industrial performance products and urethanes divisions. In her role, Ding […]

View the June Newscast for News from AIA

Jun 27th, 2014

In DWM magazine’s June newscast, look for the latest video interviews from the American Institute of Architects convention taking place this week in Chicago. Click HERE to watch the video on Youtube.