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Dow To Shut 20 Factories, Slash 5 Percent Of Global Workforce, As Profits, Sales Fall

The Dow Chemical Co. will eliminate about 2,400 jobs and close roughly 20 manufacturing plants as part of a restructuring aimed at coping with slowing economic growth in Europe and elsewhere. Dow Tuesday reported sharply lower sales and profits for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, blaming slowdowns in Europe and China.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2012

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Dow Chemical, Oregon Firm In Research Partnership

Dow Chemical Co. and Bend, Ore.-bawesd Bend Research Inc. Thursday announced a collaboration to provide science-based spray-dried dispersion solutions and select enabling new polymers for poorly soluble oral drugs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/04/2012

Dow Powerhouse solar

Texas Builder To Offer Dow Powerhouse Solar Shingles For All New Construction

Midland-based Dow Chemical Co. Tuesday announced a new collaboration with Imagine Homes, a San Antonio-based homebuilder, to offer Dow’s Powerhouse solar shingle roof system to all new homebuyers in Imagine Homes’ six San Antonio area residential communities.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/17/2012

HR Notices From June 25

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WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2012

A Dow Chemical Company plant in Torrance, California. (David McNew/Getty Images, File)

Dow Chemical Plans To Lay Off 900

The Dow Chemical Co. plans to lay off about 900 people in response to weak demand for its products in Europe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2012


Dow, UM Establish ‘Sustainability Fellows’

Dow Chemical Co. and the University of Michigan will bring together 300 students from all areas of study to help solve some of the world’s most pressing sustainability challenges in a new and unprecedented fellowship program announced Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2012

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Dow Declares Quarterly Dividend

The Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE: DOW) Thursday declared a cash dividend of 25 cents per share of common stock.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/09/2012

Dow Chemical Co.'s Midland plant.

Dow Revenue Hits Record, Profits Rise 19 Percent

Dow Chemical Co. Thursday reported record annual revenue of $60 billion in 2011, with a 19 percent increase in earnings per share. Howeve,r things weren’t so rosy in the fourth quarter of the year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2012

Dow Chemical Co.'s Midland plant.

Dow Profits Jump More Than 50 Percent On Double Digit Sales Increase

Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE: DOW) reported third quarter net income of $815 million or 69 cents a share, up from $512 million or 54 cents a share in the third quarter of 2010.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/27/2011


US Rep. Camp, Dow CEO At Trade Bill Signing

Dow Chemical Co. CEO Andrew Liveris and U.S. Rep. Dave Camp of Midland joined cabinet members, lawmakers and other dignitaries who watched as President Barack Obama signed off on a new trade deal with South Korea.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2011