Headquartered in Michigan, United States, The Dow Chemical Company is one of the largest global chemical companies in the world. Employing around 54,000 people, across 160 countries, Dow manufactures plastics, chemicals and agricultural products. The firm’s passion is advancing science and innovation to find solutions to change the world for the better.
Dow Chemical had introduced a new generation of oil-soluble Polyalkylene Glycols (PAGs), which unlike traditional PAGs could be mixed with hydrocarbon or mineral oils and offered greater versatility and unique performance properties. Dow Chemical were looking for uses, formulations and chemical processing ideas that could accelerate the commercialization of oil-soluble PAGs in existing or new markets.