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The Dow Chemical Company manufactures and supplies chemical products for use as raw materials in the manufacture of customer products and services worldwide. The Electronic and Functional Materials segment produces materials for chemical mechanical planarization; materials used in the production of electronic displays, including films and filters; metalorganic precursors for light-emitting diodes; organic light-emitting diode materials; materials used in the fabrication of printed circuit boards; integrated metallization processes for metal finishing and decorative applications; semiconductor design products; and materials for industrial applications. The Coatings and Infrastructure Solutions segment provides insulation, air sealing and weatherization products and systems, construction chemical solutions, building-integrated photovoltaics, water resistance and lower systems; purification and separation technologies; and acrylates, methacrylates, and vinyl acetate monomers. The Agricultural Sciences segment offers crop protection and plant biotechnology products, urban pest management solutions, seeds, traits, and oils. The Performance Materials segment produces amines; chlorinated organics; materials for automotive systems, formulated systems, and oil and gas, and mining industrial applications; plastic additives; epoxies; oxygenated solvents; polyglycols, surfactants, and fluids; polyurethanes; and propylene oxide/glycol. The Performance Plastics segment offers elastomers; wire and cable insulation, semiconductive and jacketing compound solutions, and bio-based plasticizers; and acrylics, polyethylene, polyethylene, polyolefin emulsions, and polyolefin plastomers. The Feedstocks and Energy segment provides ethylene, chlorine, caustic soda, and purified ethylene oxide. The Dow Chemical Company was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Midland, Michigan.

52,844 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/29/14
Founded in 1897

dow chemical co/the (DOW) Top Compensated Officers

Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer a...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.9M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $904.4K
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $995.1K
Executive Vice President of Chemicals, Energy...
Total Annual Compensation: $943.9K
Executive Vice President of Feedstocks, Perfo...
Total Annual Compensation: $904.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

dow chemical co/the (DOW) Key Developments

Dow Achieves Significant Strategic Milestone as USDA Allows Commercialization of Enlist Corn, Soybean

Representing a significant milestone toward the commercialization of Dow's Enlist(TM) corn and soybean traits in the United States, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued its deregulation decisions after concluding one of the most thorough reviews of a biotech trait in history. Enlist is a next-generation technology that will drive critical improvements for the agricultural industry. Dow has doubled the value of Dow AgroSciences over the past five-seven years, while utilizing the profitability of strong crop protection business to not only build one of the best technology platforms in seeds, but also in crop protection. Leveraging Dow's global brand, global network, balance sheet, core research and development (R&D) and shared service, Dow AgroSciences has built the fast-growing seeds business in the industry. Representing the best of both platforms, the commercialization of the Enlist technology will further bolster the earnings power of this R&D engine.

Dow Chemical Announces Executive Changes

Dow Chemical has named Neil Hawkins as corporate vice president and chief sustainability officer, effective October 1, 2014. Hawkins will have global responsibility for Dow's environment, health and safety (EH&S) and sustainability strategy and initiatives. He succeeds David Kepler who will retire at the end of 2014.

Dow Elastomers introduces INFUSE OBCs

Dow Elastomers has introduced INFUSE Olefin Block Copolymers, or OBCs, for use in the athletic shoe midsole. INFUSE OBCs help improve rebound, compression set, comfort and dimensional stability while providing the most lightweight material option available - all essential factors in the performance, safety and comfort of a shoe. Midsoles dictate the life of a shoe, including durability, and the quality of the runner's ride. They protect the runner's foot, absorbing shock from jumping and running during a workout, lessening the impact and stress on the body. The midsole also serves as the center of stability for an athlete, preventing the foot from rolling inward or outward, which can lead to pain and injury. Formulators using INFUSE OBCs are seeing midsoles with enhanced flexibility, adhesion and foaming compared to conventional EVA-based midsole foams. INFUSE provides improved resilience with similar hardness, more stable performance over a broader temperature range, and reduced shrinkage and compression set at elevated temperatures. The technology can also drop into existing foam processes with minor adjustments by the manufacturer, eliminating the need to retool or alter the production process.


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