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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.

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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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Dow posts higher profit, notes investor criticism


January 29, 2014 2:43 pm ET

For full-year 2013, Dow Chemical Co. sales were up less than 1 percent to just under $57.1 billion, but profit at the Midland, Mich.-based firm increased more than four times to $4.8 billion.

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Material Insights: Shareholder calls for Dow to spin off plastics


January 27, 2014 3:43 pm ET

Dow Chemical is receiving some unwanted attention from an unhappy shareholder. Check our Material Insights video report for news on a proposal to split the company.

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Hedge fund calls for Dow to spin off plastics business


January 21, 2014 5:39 pm ET

MIDLAND, MICH. (Updated) — Hedge fund Third Point LLC is calling for Dow Chemical Co. to consider spinning off its petrochemicals business — including its massive plastics operations.

Dow claims anti-conspiracy trend in class action appeal


December 18, 2013 2:15 pm ET

DENVER — Dow Chemical Co presented its appeal case in a bid to overturn a $1 billion urethane price fixing judgment.

Jobs to go as Dow Chemical closes Grangemouth plant


December 18, 2013 2:01 pm ET

Dow Chemical Co.’s plastics additives unit plans to close its Grangemouth, Scotland, operation with the loss of 66 staff. The company claimed “ongoing economic uncertainty” as the reason for the move.

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