MILAN, Italy - Dow, Midland, MI, has inaugurated a new formulation and prototyping development laboratory in Ribaforada, Spain. The laboratory, which is part of an existing Dow Polyurethane Systems house facility at the site, will focus on the development of differentiated systems formulations for customers throughout southern Europe and North Africa.

The facility includes prototyping units for in-house trials and testing, additional space for polymer testing capabilities, and equipment for flexible molded and rigid foams as well as footwear applications, coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers.