Dow Chemical Co.


Dow to leverage global abilities, local knowledge to help packaging firms

May 14, 2014 3:12 pm ET

Located in the Shanghai Dow Center, Dow Chemical Co.'s Pack Studios Shanghai will help Asia Pacific customers bring new packaging applications to market faster.


Performance Plastics unit helps lead to increase in sales for Dow Chemical

April 24, 2014 9:57 am ET

Dow reported turnover of $14.5 billion April 23, including an adjusted 6 percent increase in sales at its performance plastics operation, which it attributed to higher prices.


Shale investment surge may be 'much bigger than we expected'

March 26, 2014 4:24 pm ET

HOUSTON — The U.S. petrochemicals market is riding four waves of investment thanks to the feedstock advantage provided by North American shale gas, according to a top executive at Dow Chemical Co.


Numerous plastics angles in the 2014 Manufacturing Leadership Awards

March 21, 2014 10:50 am ET

Plastics Blog readers will recognize a ton of familiar names in the list of 2014 Manufacturing Leadership Award Winners.


Dow's Jones: Benefits of plastics key to their sustainability

March 20, 2014 1:11 pm ET

“You can't tell anything about sustainability just by looking at the material. What you have to know is something about the life cycle.”


Dow Chemical moving ahead with polyethylene investments

March 19, 2014 11:34 am ET

Dow Chemical Co. is moving ahead with plans to add capacity for polyethylene and related feedstocks in the U.S. Gulf Coast and in Saudi Arabia.

Dow converts Japanese Styrofoam plants to new technology

February 21, 2014 12:12 pm ET

Dow Chemical Co. has converted its three Japanese plants making Styrofoam-brand extruded polystyrene foam over to its new polymeric flame retardant technology.

Dow Chemical report rebuffs breakup plan

February 14, 2014 2:04 pm ET

Breaking up Dow Chemical Co. into two separate firms would do nothing to improve Dow’s productivity or capital allocation, according to a recent internal evaluation.


Materials-related highlights from the International Builders Show

February 10, 2014 2:38 pm ET

Prices for solid polystyrene and PET bottle resin were headed in different directions in January. We'll talk about why, plus catch up on materials-related highlights from last week's International Builders Show, in this edition of Material Insights.

Dow urethane pricing trial moving forward

February 6, 2014 11:31 am ET

The Kansas City federal district court has denied Dow Chemical Co.'s motion to dismiss the urethane chemical price-fixing claims brought by three groups of plaintiffs that opted out of a $1.2 billion class action judgment ordered last May.

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