Dow Silicones Corporation and DuPont Will Feature New Adhesive and Synergistic Portfolio of Innovative, Medical-grade Materials at Compamed 2018


WILIMINGTON, Del. – 30 October 2018 – Dow Silicones Corporation and DuPont, subsidiaries of the Specialty Products Division of DowDuPont, will feature their combined portfolio of innovative, medical-grade specialty polymers and silicone technologies, and launch a new, high-performance soft skin adhesive at Compamed 2018 in Hall 8a, Stand M27. Drawing upon an extensive history of proven performance and trusted expertise, Dow Silicones and DuPont are working together to offer the industry new material solutions for developing unique medical device designs and enhancing their performance, usability and aesthetics.

Dow Silicones will showcase its DOW CORNING™-brand medical silicones, which encompass silicone elastomers, solutions for siliconization and device adhesion, and liquid silicone rubber. Featured among these, Dow Silicones’ new soft skin adhesive offers extended wear properties for skin-adhered medical devices.

DuPont will highlight high-quality thermoplastics used to manufacture demanding components in applications such as drug delivery devices, wearables, prosthetics and wound care. Attendees can learn about the high mechanical and chemical properties of DuPont™ Hytrel®, Delrin®, Zytel® and Crastin® grades in critical applications such as diabetes pump connector, insulin pen or surgical retractor.

This combined portfolio reflects the two companies’ complementary strengths in research, application development, materials technology and regulatory compliance, backed by global manufacturing and supply.

Compamed will be held at Messe Düsseldorf in Düsseldorf, Germany, from November 12-15, 2018. Meet the Dow and DuPont teams at Hall 8a, Stand M27.


About DuPont Transportation and Advanced Polymers

DuPont Transportation & Advanced Polymers (T&AP), a DowDuPont Specialty Products Division business, delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to the transportation, electronics, industrial and consumer markets. T&AP partners with its customers to drive innovation by utilizing its expertise and knowledge in polymer and materials science.  T&AP works with customers throughout the value chain to enable material systems solutions for demanding applications and environments.

About DowDuPont Specialty Products Division

DowDuPont Specialty Products, a division of DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP), is a global innovation leader with technology-based materials, ingredients and solutions that help transform industries and everyday life. Our employees apply diverse science and expertise to help customers advance their best ideas and deliver essential innovations in key markets including electronics, transportation, building and construction, health and wellness, food and worker safety. DowDuPont intends to separate the Specialty Products division into an independent, publicly traded company. More information can be found at