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Dow Corning Announces Bardawil Group as Solar Solutions Distributor in the Middle East
Bardawil Group To Expand Dow Corning Portfolio in UAE,
Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan and Saudi Arabia
Midland, Mich. - Dow Corning Corp., a global leader in silicones,
silicon-based technology and innovation, has named Bardawil Group as
distributor of its silicon-based solutions for solar applications in UAE, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain,
Kuwait, Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan and Saudi Arabia.
With more than 40 years of experience as an established distributor for
Dow Corning's materials, Bardawil Group will market and support
Dow Corning's wide range of solar solutions and represent the company at
strategic conferences and exhibitions across the region.
“Considering the outstanding climate conditions for photovoltaic and the
projected growth of the sustainable energy market in the Middle East, we are
confident that Bardawil Group’s experienced team,long-standing relationships,
and local presence will ensure reliable access to Dow Corning's innovative
and high-quality products in this important region,” said Allison Ashbrook,
global distribution manager, Dow Corning Solar Business.
Founded in 1945, the Bardawil Group is a leading provider of specialized
engineering products and services in the Middle East. At present, it has
operations in eight countries with more than 800 employees in 15 companies
across the region.
“We are looking forward to expanding our long-term relationship with
Dow Corning and bringing solar solutions to the Middle East,” said Marwan
Bardawil, President of Bardawil Specialties.
One of the only companies in the world able to provide silicon-based
solutions throughout the entire photovoltaic value chain, Dow Corning is
investing to expand its portfolio of total solution packages for solar cell
manufacturing, module assembly and installation. Solution packages are built on
high-performance silicone products such as encapsulants, adhesives, coatings, potting agents and
sealants, as well as next-generation solar grade silicon.
About Dow Corning
Dow Corning (dowcorning.com) provides
performance-enhancing solutions to serve the diverse needs of more than 25,000
customers worldwide. A global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and
innovation, Dow Corning offers more than 7,000 products and services via
the company’s Dow Corning® and XIAMETER® brands. Dow Corning is
equally owned by The Dow Chemical Company and Corning, Incorporated. More than
half of Dow Corning’s annual sales are outside the United States. More
than half of Dow Corning’s annual sales are outside the United States.
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