Hemlock Semiconductor To Lay Off 400Hemlock Semiconductor Group announced Monday it will lay off about 400 employees in Michigan and Tennessee in the coming weeks in response to significant oversupply in the polysilicon industry and the threat of potential tariffs on its products sold into China.
Dow Corning Profits Plunge On Sales DeclineDow Corning Corp. Friday announced net income of $97 million for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, down 45 percent from $177 million in the same quarter a year earlier. Revenue for the quarter was $1.55 billion, down 7 percnet from $1.66 billion a year earlier.
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Dow Corning Begins Monosilane ProductionDow Corning Corp. has begun production of high-purity monosilane gas – a key material used as an anti-reflective solar cell coating and as a feedstock for photovoltaics.
Silicon Tech From Dow Corning Improves Water DeliveryAs countries around the world grapple with water shortages due to fast-growing populations and changing climates, silicon technology from Midland's Dow Corning Corp. is helping farmers around the world irrigate their crops more efficiently, reducing the amount of water required.
Dow Corning, Hemlock Semiconductor Donate To Japan ReliefMidland-based Dow Corning Corp. and Hemlock-based Hemlock Semiconductor Group are donating $200,000 to the American Red Cross to support the disaster relief effort. The Dow Corning Foundation will donate up to an additional $100,000 in an employee and retiree matching donation program.
State Creates Two More Centers of Energy Excellence
Dow Corning's Burns Talks Up Solar To Fix Trade Gap