Southwire Company, Dow electrical & telecommunications partner at Windpower 2012
Friday, Jun 01, 2012

Southwire Company has announced it will feature its full line of wire and cable products for the wind energy market during the American Wind Energy Association’s WINDPOWER 2012 Conference and Exhibition June 3-6 in Atlanta, GA.

Southwire will welcome customers at Booth #1749 in Hall A, where it will exhibit its complete renewable energy solutions including wire and cable for turbines, towers and collection, overhead and underground transmission and substation wiring solutions.

“Wind is one of the fastest growing segments of our energy portfolio,” said Ron Burchfield, Director, Renewable Energy at Southwire. “As a full-line cable supplier for this market, we’re excited to meet our customers at WINDPOWER 2012 and discuss how Southwire’s solutions ensure reliable, cost-effective power throughout the life of their renewable energy systems."

Southwire will also welcome Dow Electrical & Telecommunications (Dow E&T) to the booth. There, Dow E&T will feature its DOW ENDURANCEā„¢ HFDC-4202 EC product, an advanced performance tree-retardant cross-linked polyethylene (TR-XLPE) MV insulation that builds on nearly 30 years of history in tree retardant materials which optimizes reliability, life cycle costs and installation for wind energy developers and owners.

“Dow is excited to partner with Southwire because quality materials combined with quality cable manufacturing delivers the best outcome for customers,” said Jim Rosborough, North America Commercial Director, Dow Electrical & Telecommunications. “Wind producers must ensure a reliable power connection for the duration of the turbine system lifecycle, and we look forward to working with Southwire to meet that need.”

“Southwire is proud to co-exhibit with Dow E&T at Windpower 2012,” Burchfield agreed. “We look forward to building on our successes in this market with products that cover the entire renewable energy grid, from wind nacelle to transmission line and every cable in between.”

About Southwire

A technology and innovation leader for over 60 years, Southwire Company is the leading wire and cable producer in North America.

Southwire manufactures utility cable products including overhead
and underground transmission and distribution cable, building wire and cable, industrial power cable, copper and aluminum rod, and continuous-casting rod technology. For more information about Southwire products, services, and technical resources please visit

About Dow Electrical & Telecommunications
Dow Electrical & Telecommunications, a business unit in the Performance Plastics Division of The Dow Chemical Company (“Dow”), is a leading global provider of products, technology, solutions and knowledge that sets standards for reliability, longevity, efficiency, ease of installation and protection that the power and telecommunications industries can count on in the transmission, distribution and consumption of power, voice and data. Understanding that collaboration is essential to success,
Dow E&T works together with cable makers, other industry suppliers, utilities, municipalities, testing institutes and other organizations around the world to help develop solutions and create mutual value that will sustain these industries for years to come. For more information, visit

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company connects chemistry and innovation with the principles of sustainability to help address many of the world's most challenging problems such
as the need for clean water, renewable energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's diversified industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 160 countries and in high growth sectors such as electronics, water, energy, coatings and agriculture. In 2011, Dow had annual sales of $60
billion and employed approximately 52,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 5,000 products are manufactured at 197 sites in 36 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at

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