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Dow Chemical sees potential for PE growth in packaging


March 30, 2015 1:17 pm ET

The packaging market continues to provide growth for the polyethylene business of Dow Chemical Co. — which is a good thing, since the firm will bring on more than 2 billion pounds of new PE and specialty plastics capacity in 2017.

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Dow Chemical to merge chlorine operations with Olin


March 27, 2015 12:43 pm ET

Dow Chemical Co. is combining a large part of its chlorine value chain with specialty chemicals and ammunition maker Olin Corp. to create a global materials firm with annual sales of almost $7 billion.

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'Energy Bag' pilot shows potential


March 16, 2015 3:44 pm ET

What organizers expected to be easy ended up being hard during the first-ever Energy Bag pilot program aimed at collecting plastics that are not typically recycled.

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Solutions for plastic waste come with collaboration


February 24, 2015 1:26 pm ET

UPDATED — Multiple levels of the plastics industry will need to work together to find innovative solutions to the issue of plastic waste, according to a panel of industry experts at the 2015 Plastics News Executive Forum.

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Plastics firms honored for work in product development, manufacturing


February 17, 2015 4:09 pm ET

Sealpac USA LLC, Dow Chemical Co.'s automotive systems group, Piper Plastics Inc. and Igus Inc. were honored for their efforts in the development new products by the UBM Canon trade magazine Design News and its 2015 Golden Mousetrap awards.

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Energy Bag pilot program recovers 6,000 pounds of plastics


February 17, 2015 3:25 pm ET

A first-of-its-kind program aimed at plastics not typically recycled was able to capture some 6,000 pounds of material.

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IMCD expands additives partnership in Europe with Dow


February 10, 2015 9:29 am ET

Rotterdam, The Netherlands-based IMCD NV is expanding its partnership with Dow Chemical Co. for its plastic additives in key European countries.

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2014 sees modest sales increase, but profit decrease, for Dow Chemical


January 29, 2015 4:20 pm ET

UPDATED — Dow Chemical Co. delivered modest sales growth in 2014, but the firm's profit took a tumble.

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Ford's new GT part of an effort to rev up auto industry's carbon fiber use


January 12, 2015 2:12 pm ET

If 2014 was the year of aluminum for Ford Motor Co., 2015 is looking like a year for carbon fiber.

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Brazilian-owned buyer to reopen Ohio films plant


December 8, 2014 4:08 pm ET

UPDATED — The 70 workers at Dow Chemical Co.’s polyolefin films plant in Findlay, Ohio, have received an early Christmas present — the plant will remain open under new ownership rather than close as previously announced.

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