Tag: Dow

DowDuPont: The Break-Up, the Shake-Up, the Future Make-Up revealed

DowDuPont: The Break-Up, the Shake-Up, the Future Make-Up revealed

March 7, 2018 |

This week, the DowDuPont leadership team emerged from had become Wilmington’s largest sensory deprivation chamber and fanned out around the country to advise on the timing and specific nature of the break-up into three companies of the conglomerate formed in recent months by the Dow and DuPont mergers. Now Materials Sciences, later: Dow The Materials […]

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Dow-DuPont merger: the essential “news you can use”

Dow-DuPont merger: the essential “news you can use”

December 13, 2015 |

On December 11, 2015, DuPont and Dow announced that their boards of directors unanimously approved a definitive agreement under which the companies will combine in an all-stock merger of equals with a combined market capitalization of approximately $130 billion at announcement. Next steps The two companies will operate as independent entities until the transaction closes, […]

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The DowPont merger: From the known-knowns to the unknown-unknowns

The DowPont merger: From the known-knowns to the unknown-unknowns

December 9, 2015 |

Widely there are known as Dow and DuPont. But in a few hours, and for a few hours, they might be known as DowPont, until someone figures out a name for a gigantic $130B merger in the hopper between the two companies. The Known-Knowns 1. DuPont and Dow both are struggling to return to growth […]

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Mycogen Seeds joins Growth Energy

Mycogen Seeds joins Growth Energy

March 2, 2015 |

In Indiana, Growth Energy has welcomed Mycogen Seeds as a new premiere associate member. Mycogen Seeds is the national retail seed company of Dow Agroscience. “We applaud Mycogen Seeds for recognizing the role ethanol plays in strengthening American agriculture and for supporting our nation’s homegrown food, feed and fuel solution,” said Growth Energy CEO Tom […]

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2014 may spell resurgance for private investment in renewable chemicals

2014 may spell resurgance for private investment in renewable chemicals

January 6, 2014 |

According to Green Chemicals Blog, 2014 may see a resurgence of private investment in renewable chemicals as traditional chemical companies including DSM, BASF, DuPont, Braskem, Dow, and more turn toward investment in several commercially-viable biobased chemicals. Recent financing announcements from Amyris, Calysta Energy, Global Bioenergies, Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures, and more support this assertion. The […]

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Dow AgroSciences receives Agrow Award for its SmartStax technology

Dow AgroSciences receives Agrow Award for its SmartStax technology

November 4, 2013 |

In Indiana, Dow AgroSciences was honored for solutions to the agricultural industry. Its Refuge Advanced powered by SmartStax won the Best Stewardship Program. StartStax is the first single-bag solution helping growers meet regulated refuge requirements and protecting their crops from above- and below-ground pests with multiple insecticidal modes of action. This helps reduce the potential […]

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Dow and Mitsui postpone plans for green plastic but still OK for ethanol

Dow and Mitsui postpone plans for green plastic but still OK for ethanol

January 14, 2013 |

In Brazil, Dow and Mitsui have postponed plans for the ethanol-based plastics production facility they announced in 2007. The $1.5 billion project was meant to break ground in Santa Vitoria, Minas Gerais state this year and with the ethanol plant online before year’s end before bringing on an ethanol-to-ethylene and biopolymers plant. The ethanol part […]

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Dow and Mitsui complete formation of 50:50 venture in Brazil

Dow and Mitsui complete formation of 50:50 venture in Brazil

November 14, 2012 |

In Brazil, Dow and Mitsui have secured all necessary governmental regulatory approvals and completed the formation of a previously announced 50:50 joint venture in Brazil, making Mitsui a 50% equity interest partner in Dow’s operation in Santa Vitória, Minas Gerais.  The MOU with Mitsui that lead to this milestone, is aimed at providing innovative and […]

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The Gas Rush: Calysta Energy aims for high-value markets via unconventional natural gas

The Gas Rush: Calysta Energy aims for high-value markets via unconventional natural gas

October 22, 2012 |

Calysta Energy emerges from stealth — with new, biobased technologies to unlock high-value fuels, chemicals markets for stranded, unconventional natural gas The synthesis of biobased technologies and abundant supplies of natural gas took a major step forward today with the emergence from stealth of Calysta Energy. The new company is a spinout of DNA 2.0, […]

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Dow, Solazyme sign offtake agreement through 2015 for dielectric fluids

Dow, Solazyme sign offtake agreement through 2015 for dielectric fluids

May 4, 2012 |

In California, Solazyme and Dow Chemical announced a contingent off-take agreement in which Dow has agreed to purchase from Solazyme all of its requirements of non-vegetable microbe-based oils for use in dielectric fluid applications through 2015, contingent upon Solazyme’s ability to supply such oils within agreed specifications and certain terms and conditions of the sale. […]

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