Dow Chemical Co.
RSS

Image

Ford moving forward in carbon fiber for 'high volume' use


April 17, 2015 10:21 am ET

Ford Motor Co. has signed a deal with a carbon-fiber manufacturer to jointly explore “high-volume” automotive uses for the lightweight material.

Image

Incident disrupts Texas PE unit


April 6, 2015 5:10 pm ET

A polyethylene unit operated by Dow Chemical Co. in Freeport, Texas, was shut down April 3 after a release of ethylene feedstock.

Image

Activists take aim at companies they consider 'financial underperformers'


April 3, 2015 9:25 am ET

After dealing with activists, officials with materials makers Dow Chemical Co., DuPont Co. and Omnova Solutions probably would welcome a few passive investors.

Image

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.

Image

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.

Image

'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.

Image

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.

Image

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.

Image

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.

Image

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.

Upcoming Plastics News Events

June 2, 2015 - June 3, 2015Plastics Financial Summit - Chicago 2015

September 15, 2015 - September 17, 2015Plastics Caps & Closures - September 2015

More Events

Newsletters

Select from the list below to subscribe to customized Plastics News e-mail news alerts. Check the options you wish to receive.

View samples of all eNewsletters »

More Newsletters