Dow Corning, a global leader in innovative silicon-based technologies, has set up a new application development center in India to serve the growing demand for silicone materials and services in the India region. The centre will enable state-of-the art local support for Company’s global innovation and sustainability initiatives as well as closer collaboration with customers to in the region. “The centre provides a platform for application development as well as technical support and expertise. It allows Dow Corning to offer better access to customized silicon-based solutions in key Indian industries like automotive, beauty and personal care, construction, household care, packaging and textile. Along with our India office and distribution center, it help take better advantage of the growth opportunities in the India silicone market.” said Peter Cartwright, Dow Corning’s regional president for India, Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa.