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2010-12-13 07:38:00

NEW YORK and LONDON, December 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ICIS Chemical Business magazine has unveiled the ICIS Top 40 Power Players for 2010 - the most influential people in the global chemical markets. "It's not the reveling in success that makes a true leader - rather it is how they deal with adversity. One could not have asked for a better time to test their mettle than the financial and economic crisis of 2008-2009," said Joseph Chang, Global Editor of ICIS Chemical Business (...

2010-04-29 11:03:00

MCCULLOM LAKE, Ill., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jim Booth, whose MRI on his brain recently revealed a cancerous mass, today became the 31st plaintiff, filing a civil action against Rohm & Haas/Dow Chemical in what is believed to be the largest brain cancer cluster case pending in the United States. Mr. Booth, a 60-year-old father of eight, joins the 30 other victims from the McCullom Lake community who have filed complaints against Philadelphia-based Rohm & Haas/Dow...

2010-04-15 16:29:00

Human Rights Organization Demands Accountability for Contaminated Water in Bhopal NEW YORK, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dow Chemical Company must not be allowed to run from its responsibility for the impact of the 1984 Bhopal gas leak disaster by sponsoring this weekend's Live Earth 'Run for Water' events in the United States and worldwide, Amnesty International said today. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081014/AILOGO) Thousands of people died and more than 100,000...

2009-09-23 02:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cavitation Technologies, Inc. (CTI) (OTC Bulletin Board: CVAT & Berlin: WTC) is pleased to announce Biocombustibles y Energias Alternativas (ALS) has entered into a long-term agreement with CTI to develop projects in Argentina and throughout Latin America. ALS (www.alsbio.com), partnering with DOW Chemical (www.dow.com), has identified several projects where CTI technology can greatly improve process yields and profitability using CTI and...

2009-08-31 08:31:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Summits Research issues PriceWatch Alerts for GE, DOW, JNPR, HOG, and ZION. Seven Summits Strategic Investments' PriceWatch Alerts are available at http://www.iotogo.com/s/083109A (Note: You may have to copy this link into your browser then press the [ENTER] key.) Today's PriceWatch Alerts cover the following stocks: General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE), The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), Juniper Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: JNPR), Harley-Davidson, Inc....

2009-04-30 12:01:00

CHICAGO, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's "Sidewinder: Option Volume V. Open Interest" video from www.ONN.tv, hosted by Senior Derivates Specialist Jared Levy, covers notable options trading activity from: Dow Chemical Company (DOW) Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO) Energy Conversion Devices, Inc. (ENER) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090323/AQM046LOGO) Recorded live from downtown Chicago, the Sidewinder Report is a daily look at notable options activity and unusual price...

2009-02-05 07:00:00

Suggests Utilizing Bridge Loan to Close Transaction; Cutting Dividend, Raising Equity and Selling Bonds to Pay-Off Financing Cites Recent InBev Purchase of Anheuser Busch as Relevant Case Study NEW YORK, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Paulson & Co. Inc. ("Paulson") (Bloomberg: 573991Z), today announced it has corresponded directly with Dow Chemical ("Dow") suggesting a strategy to complete the acquisition of Rohm & Haas and refinance the bridge financing. Paulson holds 18.9 million shares...

2009-02-03 07:00:00

Feb. 19 webcast will provide insight on how Dow Chemical reduced inventory, improved visibility and increased planning efficiency ATLANTA, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Logility, Inc. (Nasdaq: LGTY), a leading supplier of collaborative solutions to optimize the supply chain, announced today that it will be featured along with Dow Chemical in a Feb. 19 APICS vendor webcast on manufacturing planning. The APICS webcast "Get the Big Picture with Manufacturing Planning" will be held on Thursday, Feb....

2009-01-26 08:49:00

MIDLAND, Mich., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) confirms it has informed Rohm and Haas that Dow will not close the proposed acquisition on or before January 27, 2009. Dow has determined that recent material developments have created unacceptable uncertainties on the funding and economics of the combined enterprise. This assessment is based on several macro-economic factors such as the continued crisis in global financial and credit markets combined...

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2008-12-08 12:31:01

U.S. conglomerate Dow Chemical said Monday it would reduce its staff by 11 percent and shutter 20 facilities as part of a restructuring effort. The moves, expected to save $700 million a year in operating costs, means the loss of 5,000 jobs. Temporarily, 180 plants may be idled, the Financial Times reported. In addition, Dow Chemical would reduce its contracted staff by 6,000, the Times said. Transformation, by definition, requires a commitment to working differently, Dow Chief Executive...


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