Dow Epoxy buys three epoxy formulators

Dow Epoxy has acquired UPPC AG, GNS Technologies, and POLY-CARB Inc.

Dow Epoxy, a global business unit of The Dow Chemical Co. (Midland, Mich.) says it has completed the acquisition of three epoxy systems formulators - UPPC AG in Germany, and GNS Technologies and POLY-CARB Inc. in the United States. Dow announced its intent to acquire the three formulators on Sept. 13.

“We are pleased to complete the acquisitions and add such high-performing businesses to our Epoxy Systems portfolio,” said Pepe Carnevale, global business director for Dow Epoxy Systems. “All three companies are leading players in their respective markets and their vast experience in systems fits well with our rich technology. Bringing those two elements together will enable us to deliver more value to customers, including enhancements to products and services and the development of unique material solutions.”

Dow Epoxy Systems focuses on applications in civil engineering and infrastructure, composites, wind energy, and other industries where their unique technologies and systems solutions can offer performance enhancement and differentiation to customers.