's original microlayer technology was invented by Walter Schrenk and colleagues, who created a large patent portfolio for Dow
's mission, since its inception in 1997, is to change the world by not changing it at all--to lead a new industrial revolution, where limited natural resources like petroleum, are replaced with annually renewable ones such as corn.
As coating technology has evolved, Dow
has modified its Midland facility to keep pace.
expects to be "very involved in fundraising, marketing, and basic brainstorming.
Whereas most early photography in this genre - of the sort first acknowledged in 1975 with the "New Topographics" exhibition at George Eastman House (which included work by Bernd and Hilla Becher, Lewis Baltz, Nicholas Nixon, and Frank Gohlke) - is focused on the skillful elimination of the anthropological, Dow
, like his mentor Frank Gohlke, is preoccupied with its orchestration.
That's why Dow
Chemical CEO Frank Popoff decided last year to begin "featuring" one of his top lieutenants at each of the company's quarterly review meetings with analysts.
Sized to fit in a suitcase, early Camile systems typically would travel with Dow
technical-service staff to customer plants.
As an offshoot of Dow
's work in microlayer coextrusion, the molding process employs a feedblock to combine the original flows from a dual-barrel injection machine into a three-layer feed stream.