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Dow Wire & Cable marks 25 years of commitment to power and telecommunications markets in India with expanded presence at Elecrama


Horgen, Switzerland .- Dow Wire & Cable will mark 25 years of commitment to power distribution and telecommunications markets in India with an expanded presence at Elecrama 2008, the international exhibition organized by the Indian Electrical and Electronics Manufacturers Association (IEEMA) that takes place in Mumbai from January 18-22, 2008.

“Wire and cable manufacturers in India are playing an important role in the expansion and improvement of power distribution and telecommunications systems in India, and their success increasingly depends on the reliability of materials suppliers with global assets, innovative products, technical expertise and local knowledge,” said Jonathan Penrice, global marketing director for Dow Wire & Cable. “At Elecrama 2008 we are celebrating the fact that for a quarter of a century Dow Wire & Cable has been a leader in the delivery of state-of-the-art plastics-enhanced wire and cable materials and compounds for the power distribution and telecommunications markets in India.”

At stand H6K9S89, located in Hall 6 at Elecrama, Dow Wire & Cable will showcase products from its broad portfolio of insulation, semi-conductive, flame-retardant and jacketing materials. Dow experts will also make two presentations during the Cablewire 2008 seminar (January 17-18, 2008) that IEEMA is organising concurrently with Elecrama. S. Ramachandran and Arnab Majumdar will deliver presentations titled “Overview Of Advanced Medium Voltage
Cable Materials Technology” and “Flame Retardant Cable Materials Technology Advances.”

Note to editors: To seek an interview with a Dow spokesperson at or followng Elecrama 2008, please contact Simon Dibb at +32 (0)2 413 03 40 or

About Dow Wire & Cable

As a world-leading provider of technology-driven solutions for the wire and cable industry, Dow Wire & Cable brings more than 60 years of experience to power, telecommunications and specialty cable applications. Dow Wire & Cable provides polyolefin-based materials used as insulation, semi-conductive, flame retardant and jacketing materials, providing a unique combination of mechanical strength, flexibility, electrical properties, aging stability and processability. In addition, Dow Wire & Cable creates value for global customers by supplying material and compounding solutions that are backed by solid research, product development, engineering and market validation expertise. For more information, please visit

About Dow

Dow is a diversified chemical company that harnesses the power of innovation, science and technology to constantly improve what is essential to human progress. The Company offers a broad range of products and services to customers in more than 175 countries, helping them to provide everything from fresh water, food and pharmaceuticals to paints, packaging and personal care products. Built on a commitment to its principles of sustainability, Dow has annual sales of $49 billion and employs 43,000 people worldwide. References to “Dow” or the “Company” mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted.

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Kulwant Steiger
The Dow Chemical Company
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Simon Dibb
Porter Novelli
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