Capacity increase for Dow leather finish component

Chad Holzer, North America Business Director for Performance Monomers states, ‘Our customers participate in many diverse and value added applications. As one of few domestic producers of 2-EHA, this added capacity further positions Dow for growth with strategic customers and establishes our continued dedication towards improving reliability’. Dow are the world’s largest producer of acrylic, methacrylic and specialty monomers. Our customers regard 2-EHA as a high value product that offers significant performance advantages, including flexibility, weatherability, adhesion, range of hardness and resistance to abrasion and oils or greases. 2-EHA is a key raw material used in the production of caulks, coatings, pressure-sensitive adhesives, leather finishing, textile and paper coatings.

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