Dow Electronic Materials Wins Unimicron’s First-Ever Best Supplier Award

Dow’s technology, service and quality recognized by Unimicron, world’s largest printed circuit board manufacturer

Taoyuan, Taiwan - May 23, 2012

Dow Electronic Materials

Unimicron AwardDow Electronic Materials, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), announced today that Unimicron, the world’s largest printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturer, has awarded its first-ever Best Supplier Award in the chemical category to Dow. Dow was recognized for enabling technology, customized support, punctual delivery, excellent quality, and high customer satisfaction.

“Dow is an invaluable long-term supplier that we rely on for innovative technologies and extraordinary technical support. We are honored to extend our appreciation to Dow for being our trustworthy partner with this award,” said TJ Tzeng, Chairman of Unimicron, “We look forward to continuing our collaboration with Dow to facilitate the rapid development of new technologies and product advancements in the electronic industry.”

JR Chen, Global GM for Dow Electronic Materials, said this award from Unimicron, the number one PCB manufacturer in the world, is both an honor and testament to the team’s tremendous efforts for customer satisfaction. “Advanced technologies and timely support are essential to building reliable PCBs, which is a shared goal for us and our customers. With our industry expertise, global footprints and local focus, we are committed to delivering high customer satisfaction by partnering with customers to create powerful PCBs for computers, cell phones, automobiles and many other electronic devices,” said Chen.

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About Unimicron

Unimicron, established in 1990, is the world’s top PCB manufacturing company. Unimicron established its R&D centers in Taiwan with a global perspective and the goal to develop innovative PCB and Carrier products with superior quality using cutting-edge technology. With sales of US$ 2.25 billion in 2011, the company envisions to be the world leading company, to provide high value-added, high quality, high productivity, innovation, and service, as well as to pursue customer, employee and shareholder satisfaction while acting with social responsibility. More information about Unimicron can be found at

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from the intersection of chemical, physical and biological sciences to help address many of the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, clean energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven, 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 180 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, electronics, water, coatings and agriculture. In 2014, Dow had annual sales of more than $58 billion and employed approximately 53,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 6,000 products are manufactured at 201 sites in 35 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

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, tablets, global positioning systems, automobile safety systems, and avionics.

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