Dow Chemical announced October 24 that it’s shutting-down a factory that produces diesel particulate filters (DPFs) in part because of the global economic slowdown but mostly because of relatively weak DPF sales.

According to a report from Michigan Live quoting Dow spokesperson Rebecca Bentley, the Dow “Aerify” DPF never really caught-on in a DPF marketplace that is dominated by Corning and others.

“We believe in the technology, unfortunately, the market is just not adopting the technology,” Bentley was quoted as saying.

Corning Environment Unit Dips

Meanwhile, Corning announced October that ...

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