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Profile of registrant

Dow Corning Europe

Identification number in the register: 55291765363-39
Registration date: 22/02/11 14:13:14

The information on this organisation was last modified on 10/03/14 11:59:30
The date of the last annual update was 27/01/14 13:31:17

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Dow Corning Europe
Legal status: SA
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Gerard Marquet
Position: Director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Cynthia Sanfilippo
Position: Head of government affairs Europe

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 0 Parc industriel Zone C 
Seneffe 7180
Telephone number: (+0032) 64888000
Fax number: (+0032) 64888964
Other contact information: EU Affairs/ Brussels office :
Cynthia Sanfilippo
Head of Government Affairs Europe
Dow Corning
Square de Meeus, 40, 4rth floor
1000 BRussels

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Dow Corning is a global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and innovation, offering thousands of products and services to customers world-wide.
Established in Europe for more than 40 years, Dow Corning counts approximately 2000 employees in the region, with manufacturing facilities in Belgium, Germany, the United Kingdom, and France. The company’s European presence also includes a business and technology center in Seneffe Belgium, an application center in Russia and commercial offices in Poland and Turkey. Between 2005 and 2010, Dow Corning has invested more than 140 million € in its European infrastructures. In 2010, the company also invested an additional €40million in a new distribution center and state-of-the-art research facilities.
Dow Corning is equally owned by The Dow Chemical Company and Corning, Incorporated. It is also the majority shareholder in the Hemlock Semiconductor Group ( joint ventures, a leading provider of polycrystalline silicon and other silicon-based products used in the manufacturing of semiconductor devices and solar cells and modules.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 1
Complementary information: Cynthia Sanfilippo
Head of Government Relations Europe

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Cynthia SANFILIPPO 24/06/14 21/06/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Policies related to chemicals and health, energy and climate, environment, sustainable development, innovation and R&D, industrial policy, trade and enlargement.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Internal Market
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trade


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Dow Corning is member of CEFIC (European Chemicals industry association), CES (centre européen des silicones), EPIA (European Photovoltaic industry association), FEICA (European association of adhesives and sealants manufacturers), EFCC, Amcham EU, Eufores,

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 150000  € - 200000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Amounts of funding not indentified so far by the government affairs organisation .

Payments to other associations or third parties who are also subject to reporting within the scope of the register and the transparency initiative are not included in the estimation of the cost;

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.

The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code:
I subscribed to the Code of conduct