Canadian Plastics


December 14, 2015 News

Dow Chemical to take full control of Dow Corning venture

by Canadian Plastics

Dow Chemical’s busy winter continues, as the company has signed definitive agreements to restructure the ownership of Dow Corning Corp., a 72-year-old joint venture with Corning Inc. that makes silicones used in tires. Dow Chemical Co., which just announced plans

December 11, 2015 News

Dow Chemical, DuPont agree to merge

by Canadian Plastics

Billed as a “merger of equals”, the agreement calls for the two chemical suppliers to combine as DowDuPont, then separate into three independent publicly traded companies.

December 9, 2015 News

Dow and DuPont are in advanced talks to merge: reports

by Canadian Plastics

A deal could be announced in coming days, the reports say. Together, the companies are worth nearly US$120 billion.

October 23, 2015 News

Dow Chemical earnings per share up, sales down in Q3 2015

by Canadian Plastics

Despite wider margins in European plastics, chemical giant Dow Chemical Company reported third-quarter 2015 earnings of US$12 billion, a decline of 16 per cent year over year that the company says has been driven by pricing and currency. But earnings

May 4, 2015 News

Dow Chemical to cut about 3 per cent of global workforce as part of chlorine business deal

by Canadian Plastics

Dow Chemical will cut about three per cent of its global workforce as it prepares to break off a significant part of its chlorine operations as part of a US$5 billion deal announced earlier this year with ammunition, chlorine, and

April 20, 2015 News

Dow, Ford partner for cost-effective auto-grade carbon fibre

by Canadian Plastics

In a bid to make vehicles more lightweight, DowAksa – a 50/50 joint venture between The Dow Chemical Co. and Turkish acrylic fibres producer Aksa Akrilik Kimya Sanayii A.Ş – is partnering with Ford Motor Co. to research cost-effective, high-volume

March 29, 2015 News

Dow Chemical splits specialty chemical business in US$5 billion deal

by Canadian Plastics

Global chemical supplier Dow Chemical is breaking off a significant part of its chlorine operations in a deal with chlorine and sodium hydroxide maker Olin Corp. valued at US$5 billion. In a statement, Dow CEO and chairman Andrew Liveris said