MIDLAND, MI - The Dow Chemical Co. announced that it will acquire Danish company Edulan A/S, an independent polyurethane (PU) systems house specializing in rigid foam and elastomer technologies. The deal will expand Dow Polyurethane Systems, a business unit within Dow Polyurethanes, and strengthen its presence in Northern Europe.

Edulan sells a broad array of polyurethane systems, mainly in the rigid foam market, as well as elastomers for specialties applications. By establishing a base in Denmark, Dow Polyurethane Systems will be positioned to meet customer demand for customized polyurethane systems in the Nordic countries, as well as capture emerging demand in the growing economies of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.