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Krayden Named Distributor of the Year for Electronics in 2013 North America

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DENVER, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow Corning has named Krayden, Inc. ( as the recipient of the "Dow Corning Electronics North American Distributor of the Year 2013" for its outstanding performance in the distribution of engineered silicone materials in electronics. Krayden has been honored with this coveted and prestigious award five out of the last seven years.

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The North American Distributor of the Year Award is an acknowledgement of the top performance amongst other category distributors, and the criteria for selection includes promotion of new products, identification and development of customer solutions, value-added services, business-to-business excellence and financial performance.

For over 24 years, Krayden has aligned with Dow Corning as an authorized distributor and continues to be one of the largest North American distributors for electronics. Krayden has consistently maintained highest rankings overall since the awards program was launched in 2007, receiving the "Distributor of the Year" award 5 times, in addition to the "Gold Level Distributor" award 6 times and multiple "Top Distributor Seller" awards.

The President of Krayden, Wayne Wagner expressed his gratitude to Dow Corning Corporation for the honor of being recognized through this award of excellence. "Many define excellence as the gradual result of always striving to do better through constant improvement and constant change; this holds true regarding our partnership with Dow Corning. Our long standing partnership has strengthened our alignment, reinforced our common goals of innovation, advancement and the relentless adaptability to provide the best solutions for our customers. It has been a gratifying and energizing journey so far and we are enthusiastic to see what the future may hold."

Krayden is recognized within the industry for providing the most comprehensive level of support through technical expertise and excelling in customer solutions through distribution. To learn more, visit

About Krayden
Krayden ( is the leading distributor of adhesives, sealants, encapsulates, coatings, solder, tapes, release agents, lubricants and dispensing equipment from premier global manufacturers including, Dow Corning, Huntsman, Loctite, LORD, HumiSeal, Alpha Solder, Techcon and many others.  Krayden supplies locations throughout the United States, Mexico, Canada, Brazil, Malaysia and Europe. The company represents the leaders in the engineered materials industry, is fully supported by these manufacturers and committed to updating its customers' about new products. Inventory is constantly being monitored for quality and shelf life at all locations, the company also can customize its inventory based on customer's requirements, and it prides itself on having the most technically knowledgeable and supportive staff in the industry.

About Dow Corning
Dow Corning ( provides performance-enhancing solutions to serve the diverse needs of more than 25,000 customers worldwide. A global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, Dow Corning offers more than 7,000 products and services via the company's Dow Corning® and XIAMETER® brands. Dow Corning is equally owned by The Dow Chemical Company and Corning, Incorporated. More than half of Dow Corning's annual sales are outside the United States. Dow Corning's global operations adhere to the American Chemistry Council's Responsible Care® initiative.

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