Dow Wire & Cable, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company and its affiliates (“Dow”), will exhibit at the 2009 Middle East Electricity Exhibition (February 8-10, Dubai International Exhibition Centre), showcasing advances in its portfolio of materials and technology solutions for medium, high and extra-high voltage power cables.
Manufacturers of electrical power cables and power generation and distribution companies can meet Dow Wire & Cable’s technical, marketing and commercial leaders at Stand ZH11 for an update on Dow products and solutions. Dow Wire & Cable will also host a technical seminar for customers on February 8, 2009 (from 14:30 to 17:00 at the Al Wasl Conference Room) titled “Advanced Developments at Dow Wire & Cable.” The seminar will focus on the value that proven cable material systems can deliver to utilities seeking to optimize the cost of power delivery while enhancing system reliability.
“Dow Wire & Cable is committed to the Middle East market place and has chosen to participate in this exhibition because it is a critical platform for demonstrating technologies for the region’s electrical power generation and distribution infrastructure,” said Robert Tarimo, Market Manager for Dow Wire & Cable in Europe, India, the Middle East and Africa. “We will use the exhibition to showcase not only our enhanced wire and cable materials but also broader solutions that help ensure performance, quality and consistency from cable manufacturing through to end-use.”
About Dow Wire & CableDow Wire & Cable is a leading global provider of plastics-enhanced materials, technology solutions and expertise for wires and cables essential to the transmission, distribution and consumption of power, voice and data. For more than 60 years, Dow Wire & Cable, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company and its affiliates (“Dow”), has set the global standard for assurance of wire and cable longevity, efficiency, ease of installation and protection. For additional information, please visit www.dowwireandcable.com .
About Dow With annual sales of $54 billion and 46,000 employees worldwide, Dow is a diversified chemical company that combines the power of science and technology with the "Human Element” to constantly improve what is essential to human progress. The Company delivers a broad range of products and services to customers in around 160 countries, connecting chemistry and innovation with the principles of sustainability to help provide everything from fresh water, food and pharmaceuticals to paints, packaging and personal care products. References to “Dow” or the “Company” mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at www.dow.com 
About Dow in the Middle East Dow has several current and proposed operations throughout the Middle East. From the opening of its first commercial office in Cairo in the early 1970’s, its facility in Jebel Ali in Dubai and its successful joint ventures like EQUATE, MEGlobal and Arabian Chemical Company to its proposed integrated chemical production facility at Ras Tanura in Saudi Arabia, Dow has established itself as a solid partner in the Middle East petrochemicals industry. Dow’s commitment to the Middle East has also been extended through support for community programs like the Lothan Youth Achievement Center (LoYAC) in Kuwait, Emirates Environmental Group in the UAE and is an active investor in the region’s future, by supporting the Young Arab Leaders (YAL) across the region. More information about Dow can be found at http://www.dow.com/imea/me