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Nexeo Solutions is selected by The Dow Chemical Company as one of its key U.S. distribution partners for Dow Personal Care products

Thursday, April 04, 2013

Nexeo Solutions is selected by The Dow Chemical Company as one of its key U.S. distribution partners for Dow Personal Care products

05:13 EDT Thursday, April 04, 2013

Nexeo Solutions expands its personal care product portfolio by signing a distribution agreement with The Dow Chemical Company for products from Dow's Personal Care product line in the U.S.

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexeo Solutions, a global leader in chemical distribution, announced today that it is expanding its distribution agreement with The Dow Chemical Company. Dow Personal Care has selected Nexeo Solutions as a key distribution partner in the United States. Nexeo Solutions has had a long-standing relationship with The Dow Chemical Company in other markets across North America. Through this new agreement Nexeo Solutions will promote and market the following Dow product lines:

Acudyne? Hair Styling PolymersAculyn? and Cellosize? Rheology ModifiersEcoSense? APG SurfactantsEcoSmooth? Anionic Conditioning PolymersEPITEX 66? Rub-Off Resistant PolymerKytamer? and MoistStar HA+? Moisturizing AgentsMethocel? Rheology Modifierspulyn? Opacifiers, Polyox? Lubricity AidsSoftCAT? and UCARE? Cationic Conditioning PolymersUcon? Emollients/Solvents

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"The addition of these technologies complements Nexeo Solutions' vast ingredient offering to the Personal Care marketplace.  We are looking forward to helping our customers formulate tomorrow's products with these materials," said Tina Laterreur, Marketing Manager for Personal Care Chemicals, Nexeo Solutions.

"The personal care market is a key global focus for Nexeo Solutions" said Dan Matheny, Vice President of Product Line Management, Nexeo Solutions.   "We are excited to offer Dow Personal Care ingredients and are confident that the expansion of this partnership is a testament of our growing strength to service this end market."

About Nexeo Solutions

Nexeo Solutions is the largest global chemical distributor with a centralized business model. The company provides broad logistics capabilities, in-depth market knowledge and dedicated technical expertise. As a private company employing more than 2300 employees with operations across North America, Europe and Asia, Nexeo Solutions is a leading distributor of chemicals, plastics, composites and environmental services.  Learn more at www.nexeosolutions.com.

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company connects chemistry and innovation with the principles of sustainability to help address many of the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, renewable energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's diversified 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 160 countries and in high growth sectors such as electronics, water, energy, coatings and agriculture. In 2012, Dow had annual sales of approximately $57 billion and employed approximately 54,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 5,000 products are manufactured at 188 sites in 36 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 www.dow.com

? Trademark of The Dow Chemical Company ("Dow") or an affiliated company of Dow.

SOURCE Nexeo Solutions

For further information: Media Relations, Nexeo Solutions, +1-281-297-0058, Media.relations@nexeosolutions.com, or Investor Relations, Nexeo Solutions, +1-281-297-0850, Investor.relations@nexeosolutions.com

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