Allan McLennaghan

Application Technology Leader

Dow Europe GmbH

Personal Biography

Allan McLennaghan is the Application Technology Leader for Hot Melt Adhesives at Dow’s European headquarters in Horgen, Switzerland. He has been in this role since 2006.

With the formation of the DuPont Dow Elastomer joint venture in 1996, he moved to the DuPont Dow European Technology Centre in Geneva, Switzerland, focusing on application development for the Ethylene Elastomers product portfolio.

He joined Dow Polyolefin Research in Terneuzen, The Netherlands in 1986, working in the areas of Polyolefin Product and Process Research as well as Application Development.

Allan McLennaghan has a PhD in Pure and Applied Chemistry from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland. He also holds a Master of Science in Polymer Science and Technology from Lancaster University, England.

Presentation Abstract

Capability and capacity: building the future of the HMA industry

As the world’s largest producer of polyolefin elastomers, with over 40 years of industry experience and production facilities on three contents, Dow is committed to leading the growth and development of solutions for the HMA industry. Through collaboration with value chain partners and utilizing Dow’s R&D capabilities, we bring innovative solutions that address market challenges and needs. The upcoming start-up of a global scale and state-of-the-art production facility is the next step in serving the HMA-industry with increased capacity as well as bringing the opportunity to develop innovations to serve customers’ needs.

Hear more about Dow’s vision on industry developments, our brand new manufacturing facility and our latest product introductions.

Presentation Time

Breakout III: Elastomers and Elastic Adhesives

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 14:30 - 15:00

FEICA Conference