Dow is a diversified chemical company that combines the power of science and technology with the “Human Element
” to constantly improve what is essential to human progress.
The Company delivers a broad range of products and services
to customers in approximately 160 countries, connecting chemistry and innovation with the principles of sustainability
to help provide everything from fresh water, food and pharmaceuticals to paints.
packaging and personal care products. In 2008, Dow had annual sales of $57.5 billion and employed approximately 46.
000 people worldwide. The Company has 150 manufacturing sites in 35 countries and produces approximately 3.
300 products. On April 1, 2009, Dow acquired Rohm and Haas Company.
a global specialty materials company with sales of $10 billion in 2008, 98 manufacturing sites in 30 countries and approximately 15.
000 employees worldwidewww.dow.com