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About Us - The World's Leading Caustic Solutions Provider

Essential to Everyday Life

Caustic soda, also known as sodium hydroxide, is an essential ingredient in the manufacture of an array of industrial and consumer applications, including paper, textiles, soaps and detergents, bleach, petroleum products, aluminum and more.

Learn more about caustic soda and its uses.

The Dow Advantage

  • Significant scale and reach - Dow is the world's largest producer of caustic soda
  • World-class manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe and Latin America - Our customers can count on a reliable, convenient supply no matter where they're located
  • History of operational excellence - More than 100 years of chlor-alkali experience
  • Excellent supply chain and logistics - Dow's terminals and production locations offer flexibility for caustic soda shipping, with the capability to transport caustic soda solution by tank truck, tank car or barge
  • Extensive technical service and support - Offering solutions to your problems or answers to questions

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A World-Class Product

Dow caustic soda is made to exacting specifications in modern production facilities with advanced process and analytical instrumentation. Each of Dow's global caustic soda manufacturing locations are ISO 9001:2000 certified. ISO 9001:2000 certification status means that Dow not only meets rigid international standards for quality production methods, but that quality assurance systems are validated by regular external audits.

Read more about Dow's Quality Management System.