Dow Polyurethanes, a business unit of Dow Chemical, has announced the opening of a Systems House in the state of Maharashtra in India, further expanding its network of more than 20 sites for production, development and technical service across the EMEAI region.
Located in the Lote Parshuram industrial area in the Maharashtra state of India, the site adds production capacity and technical capabilities to deliver polyurethane materials and customized solutions to customers in the region, serving growing market segments such as consumer durables, infrastructure and automotive.
The opening of the Systems House in Lote further builds on Dow investments in the region following the inaugurated Dow India Technology Center (DITC) in Navi Mumbai, housing a dedicated lab for polyurethane application development that will help accelerate innovation and collaboration with customers in the region.
“Dow’s innovation and growth strategy is driven by a focus on delivering competitive advantage for our customers and preparing them for the challenges of tomorrow,” comments Jon Penrice, vice president Dow Polyurethanes. “By expanding our network of Systems Houses, R&D and innovation centers we are strengthening our regional presence to reinforce our collaborative value chain approach. This we believe will accelerate both existing and new opportunities through customized and more sustainable solutions that are geared to local market needs.”