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Updated: July 8th, 2008 05:26 PM CDT

Dow Corning's Photonics and Electronics Partnership Opens Research Center at Cambridge University

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via NewsEdge Corporation

"As a global leader in materials science, Dow Corning brings unique market insights and technical experiences that are essential to CAPE's work in electronics and photonics technology development," said Professor Bill Milne, director of CAPE and head of the Electrical Engineering Division, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge. "Dow Corning, along with the other CAPE members, has demonstrated a level of vision and leadership that will surely shape the future of the industry -- so much so that other high-tech

businesses and government agencies are now looking to CAPE as a model for smart, successful R&D initiatives."

The new CAPE facility comprises over 4,800 square meters of research and laboratory space, and includes a state-of-the-art cleanroom equipped with dedicated process, assembly, test and measurement tools.

About Dow Corning

Dow Corning Corporation ( ) is a globally integrated provider of materials, application technology and services, and is focused on providing innovative technology for all segments of the electronics industry. Dow Corning has development and applications centers strategically located throughout Asia, Europe and the United States. The centers offer advanced resources for electronics materials and services, and are staffed with experienced professionals who can provide technical support to customers locally. Dow Corning Corporation is equally owned by The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) and Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW). More than half of Dow Corning Corporation's sales are outside the United States.

SOURCE Dow Corning Corporation

CONTACT: Company Contact: Don Piering of Dow Corning, +1-989-496-8972, ; Agency Contact: Bruce Hokanson of Loomis Group, +1-360-574-4000,

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