Dow begins commercial operations of its adhesive and gap filler production line at its Polyurethanes Systems House in Germany
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Dow begins commercial operations of its adhesive and gap filler production line at its Polyurethanes Systems House in Germany

New capacity will support and advance battery assembly solution growth in thee-mobility segment

  • By ICN Bureau | May 16, 2024

Dow announced today the mechanical completion of its new VORATRON Polyurethanes Systems adhesive and gap filler production line at its Polyurethanes Systems House in Ahlen, Germany.

Dow will increase capacity of its VORATRON Polyurethane Systems product family tenfold -ensuring it can meet increasing demand for these materials in battery assembly solutions for the e-mobility segment.

Powered by 100% renewable energy, the site operations also help advance sustainability goals for Tiers and OEMs. All process machines, forklifts and movers at the facility are driven by electrical motors, supporting Dow's continued efforts to reduce carbon emissions around the world.

"By 2030, more than one in four new passenger cars sold will be electric vehicles. Dow's investment in this adhesive and gap filler production line is well-timed to capture this new demand," said Dr. Esther Quintanilla, Dow's global MobilityScience marketing director. "The battery is the key to the automotive evolution, and this advancement allows us to serve the current and future EV segment. Dow is committed to supplying our customers with a reliable supply of high-performance materials for the battery assemblies, which are among the most critical technologies enabling this growth.

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