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2010-09-15 08:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) today announced that Pierre Brondeau, FMC president and chief executive officer, has been elected chairman of the board, effective Oct. 1, 2010. Mr. Brondeau succeeds William G. Walter, who retired earlier this year from FMC and will retire from the board of directors on Sept. 30, 2010, as part of the company's normal succession plan. Mr. Brondeau, age 53, became president and chief executive officer for FMC...

2010-07-20 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it received a contract from The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) to provide engineering and construction management services for the expansion of its facility in Fombio, Italy. The expansion will accommodate the manufacturing of uniform particle size (UPS) copolymers to be used in ion exchange resins. Officials did not disclose the contract value. The scope of the contract...

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...

2010-02-02 05:30:00

MIDLAND, Mich., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fourth Quarter 2009 Highlights The Company reported earnings of $0.08 per share, equivalent to $0.18 per share excluding certain items.(1) This compares with a reported loss of $1.68 per share in the fourth quarter of 2008, equivalent to a loss of $0.63 per share excluding certain items and discontinued operations. Reported sales in the quarter increased 15 percent, to $12.5 billion compared to reported sales in the same period last year....

2010-01-26 07:03:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The No. 1 ranked American marathon runner in 2009, a nine-time Olympic gold medalist and a professional athlete and fashion model are among the latest supporters teaming up with Live Earth in support of the Dow Live Earth Run for Water - the largest global water initiative in history aimed at helping solve the world water crisis. Elite athletes Kara Goucher, Carl Lewis, and Jenny Fletcher have announced their participation in the April 18, 2010 events,...

2010-01-05 11:46:00

PITTSBURG, Calif., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Accidents are inevitable - or are they? Talk to any employee at Dow's Pittsburg Operations and they will tell you accidents - and injuries - are preventable. The Pittsburg Site has recently achieved several key safety milestones working one year without a recordable injury and has established a new site safety record working 392 days injury-free (and still counting). This is a significant improvement from a site that had more than a...

2009-11-18 07:30:00

MIDLAND, Mich., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced today that it has published a new Company Databook: The Elements of Success. This inaugural edition provides comprehensive insight into Dow as an industry leading specialty chemicals and advanced materials company. "We are committed to enhancing transparency and facilitating investors' understanding of our Company, our businesses and, most importantly, how we plan to continue executing our...


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