Dow Electronic Materials Honored with ON Semiconductor’s 2012 Perfect Quality Gold Award

Philadelphia, PA  (Profitable.com)  Dow Electronic Materials, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), today announced that it has received ON Semiconductor’s Perfect Quality Gold Award for 2012. Dow earned the award based on its perfect quality score for both 2011 and 2012 in ON Semiconductor’s FE Supplier Performance Rating as a supplier of chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) and lithography materials.

“This award is a testament to our focus on ensuring customer satisfaction,” said Jim Fahey, ST Global Business Director for Dow Electronic Materials. “At Dow, we consistently strive to meet the needs of our customers with the highest quality materials backed by strong collaboration and extensive service capabilities.”

Edward Orr, Strategic Account Manager, and Kirk Brown, Technical Manager of Dow Electronic Materials accepted the award in a ceremony at ON Semiconductor. This is the second consecutive year that the Dow team has received this recognition. Dow’s quality score was based on its support of ON Semiconductor at its U.S. locations in Gresham, Oregon and Pocatello, Idaho, as well as its international facilities in Belgium, the Czech Republic and Japan.

Dow serves the semiconductor and related industries with leading edge technology that supports the advancement of device shrinks and increased power for semiconductor devices. For CMP, the company offers materials for planarizing and polishing semiconductors, silicon wafers and storage media including hard and soft pads and unique slurries. In lithography, Dow supplies advanced photoresists to define circuit patterns on semiconductor wafers and anti-reflectants to help improve imaging step and electroplating chemistries as well as developers and other ancillary materials.

About Dow Electronic Materials

Dow Electronic Materials, a global supplier of materials and technologies to the electronics industry, brings innovative leadership to the semiconductor, interconnect, finishing, photovoltaic, display, LED and optics markets. From advanced technology centers worldwide, teams of talented Dow research scientists and application experts work closely with customers, providing solutions, products and technical service necessary for next-generation electronics. These partnerships energize Dow’s power to invent. Its key end-use applications include a broad range of consumer electronics from personal computers, to television monitors, smart phones and tablets and other mobile devices as well as electronic devices and systems used in a variety of industries. More information about Dow Electronic Materials can be found at dowelectronicmaterials.com.

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company connects chemistry and innovation with the principles of sustainability to help address many of the world’s most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, renewable energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow’s diversified industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 160 countries and in high growth sectors such as electronics, water, energy, coatings and agriculture. In 2012, Dow had annual sales of approximately $57 billion and employed approximately 54,000 people worldwide. The Company’s more than 5,000 products are manufactured at 188 sites in 36 countries across the globe. 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.

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