KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (April 24)—Dow Reichhold Inc., the specialty latex joint venture of Dow Chemical Co. and Reichhold Inc., has signed a strategic partnership agreement with glove maker Latexx Manufacturing Sdn. Bhd. of Tai Ping, Malaysia. Under the agreement, Dow Reichhold will supply its proprietary BarrierPro material to Latexx Manufacturing for the glove maker's Cleantexx synthetic latex gloves for the medical examination and food processing industries. Dow Reichhold will also provide technical support to Latexx Manufacturing and collaborate on new product development.