Olin Epoxy

Formerly Dow Epoxy, the company is a leading global supplier of epoxy resins, novolac resins, curing agents and tougheners that enhance product performance and deliver excellent strength and toughness for an increasing number of composite applications.

1821 Larkin Center Dr.
Midland, MI 48674 US

Additional Locations:
Bachtobelstrasse 4CH-8810
Horgen, CH
+49 414 1769 3000

Room C239, BLDG0007 Controlling Hall, No.3 Nanjing Road
Zhangjiagang, CN
+86 400 8859 485

Olin Corporation


As Seen In CompositesWorld

Pressure vessel epoxy
Dow Epoxy has developed the VORAFORCE TW series of epoxy resin systems for use in fabricating composite pressure vessels that store compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).

Wind blade foam core, pressure vessel epoxy
Dow Epoxy has developed the COMPAXX 900 foam core system, designed to enable fabrication of wind blades that exceed 40m/131 ft in length.

JEC Europe 2012 report
A big, busy show and a big variety of new developments boded well for the industry’s future.

Biz Briefs
News briefs from ACG, J.D. Lincoln, Despatch Industries, Dow Epoxy.

Biz Briefs, June 2011
Dow Epoxy expands production capacity.

Dow completes new wind blade adhesives plant in Georgia
Dow Formulated Systems has completed a new wind blade epoxy adhesives manufacturing facility in Roberta, Ga., USA, that will serve the U.S., China and Latin America.

Dow Epoxy expands manufacturing capacity in Germany
This expansion of the Stade, Germany, plant will increase capacity by 30 KTA, a 10 percent increase in the company's global liquid epoxy resin capacity.

Step 8 Superbus

Low-cost methods realize high-concept Superbus
Multifunctional mass-transport vehicle concept takes shape via resin-infused carbon/epoxy and vacuum-formed glass-reinforced thermoplastic sandwich construction.

Dow announces job cuts, plant closures
Dow will cut 5,000 employees and close 20 plants in an effort to save $700 million annually.

CW2008 booth

COMPOSITESWORLD Expo 2008 Showcase
The inaugural COMPOSITESWORLD Expo Conference and Exhibition draws participants from all segmentsof the industry, including many new faces.

McClean Anderson's Tabletop Filament Winding Machine

The inaugural COMPOSITESWORLD Expo Conference and Exhibition draws participants from all segments of the industry, including many new faces.

Dow Epoxy material certified for wind energy use
Dow's AIRSTONE epoxy systems, designed for use in wind energy manufacturing, have attained Germanischer Lloyd certification.

JEC reports that 27,000 composites industry professionals were on hand for all or part of the three-day event.
Source: JEC

JEC COMPOSITES 2008 show review
Composites professionals converged on this annual Parisian gathering in greater numbers than ever before, confident that the market’s global growth will continue.

Dow Epoxy Completes Acquisitions of Three Epoxy Formulators
Dow Epoxy, a global business unit of The Dow Chemical Co. (Midland, Mich.), has completed acquisition of three epoxy systems formulators: UPPC AG (Baltringen, Germany) and two U.S.-based firms, GNS Technologies (Roberta, Ga.) and POLY-CARB Inc. (Solon, Ohio). Dow announced its intent to acquire the three formulators

Epoxy tougheners
Dow Epoxy (Midland, Mich.) has introduced FORTEGRA epoxy tougheners, low-viscosity materials for use in amine-, dicyandiamide- (DICY), anhydride- and phenolic-cured epoxy systems. Said to be effective at levels as low as 3 percent to 10 percent by volume, the tougheners can be integrated into resin systems at lower

Engineering Insights: Conveyor Manufacturer Springs for Composites
Vibratory conveyor a natural fit for flexible, contoured composite spring arms.

Circuit Board

Update: Composite PCBs
Small printed circuit boards are big consumers of composite materials.


Waves Of Change: From Shock To Opportunity
Closing of Clark Foam opens surfboard industry to new technologies.

Coupling Agent
Dow Corning's (Midland, Mich.) new Z-6172 Silane, a vinyl-tris-(2-methoxyethoxy) silane coupling agent, is said to improve dispersion of mineral fillers in thermoplastic resins and EPDM rubbers. It reportedly increases initial wet strengths of glass-filled polyester and other resin systems and is said to optimize

E-Shield Window

Pultruded Heavy Commercial Window an Industry First
Composites add strength and insulating value, improving occupant comfort and reducing energy cost.

Product Categories of Olin Epoxy

  • Matrix resins, thermoset
    • Phenolic
  • Adhesives
    • Phenolic
      • Phenolic, Other
  • Casting resins
    • Epoxy
  • Catalysts, promoters and curing agents
    • Curing agents, amines
    • Hardeners
  • Resin additives & modifiers
    • Toughening agents
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • Materials analysis