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Dow Seoul Technology Center: New Global R&D Center for Electronic Materials

Seoul, Korea - March 21, 2012

The new Dow Seoul Technology Center located south of Seoul in Hwaseong, Gyeonggi-do officially opened its doors on July 2011, with the site inauguration on March 21. The new R&D center location was built to serve customers in the display and semiconductor related markets in Korea and around the world. The new, five-story R&D center employs about 160 people today (March 2012), with capacity for 300 research employees.

Dow Seoul Technology CenterKey areas of research include:

  • Microlithography
  • Chemical Mechanical Planarization (CMP)
  • Advanced Chip Packaging
  • Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLED)
  • Display Chemicals

Within these research areas, Dow has formulation, synthesis, scale-up and analysis, laboratories as well as clean rooms for product application research. The new Dow Seoul Technology Center is also the hub for global R&D for OLED materials.