Dow and Teknor Apex Announce Collaboration Agreement for Broad Range of Flexible Vinyl Applications

Houston, TX and Pawtucket, RI, U.S.A. – January 23, 2012 –A change is in the air when it comes to products produced with flexible vinyl compounds. Dow Electrical & Telecommunications (Dow E&T), a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, and Teknor Apex Company are excited to announce a joint market development agreement for flexible vinyl in several application areas. Under a joint Collaboration Agreement, Teknor Apex was granted exclusive marketing rights in North America for flexible vinyl compounds containing DOW ECOLIBRIUM™ Bio-Based Plasticizers in certain applications such as consumer and industrial products, certain medical devices1, automotive components, and select wire and cable products. Teknor Apex plans to commercialize compounds made with DOW ECOLIBRIUM this year and will introduce the new compounds at NPE 2012 in April. 

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