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10-08-2013

Dow Plans World-Scale EPDM Facility in the U.S.

Dow Elastomers, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, will soon break ground on its planned world-scale Nordel EPDM (ethylene propylene-diene terpolymer) facility in Plaquemine, LA/USA, which will utilize the Company’s newest proprietary catalyst technology to enable products with high Mooney viscosity.

The facility, which will service customers globally, is expected to come online in 2016 and will leverage Dow’s comprehensive investment plan to serve its downstream businesses through increased ethylene and propylene production in the U.S. Gulf Coast and to connect the Company's U.S. operations into feedstock opportunities from increasing supplies of shale gas. Dow is the only EPDM producer globally that has announced expansion in the highly advantaged region.

The news comes as Nordel celebrates 50 years of product offerings to the EPDM industry. Launched in 1963, Nordel was touted for delivering breakthrough properties and benefits that natural rubber and even some synthetics at the time lacked, including: high resistance to ozone; serviceability across a broad range of temperatures; chemical and abrasion resistance; and durability against sunlight and weathering.

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