Dow combines the power of science and technology with the "Human Element" to constantly innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company connects innovation and chemistry with the principles of Sustainable Development to help tackle the world's most pressing problems, such as the need for clean drinking water, increasing agricultural productivity, renewable energy generation and energy conservation. As sector leader in specialty chemicals, advanced materials, agriculture and plastics, Dow has a diverse portfolio, delivering a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers from around 160 countries, in high growth sectors such as electronics, energy, agriculture, coatings and water.
In 2010, Dow achieved annual sales of US $ 53,700 million and currently employs around 50,000 people. The Company's more than 5,000 products are manufactured at 188 sites in 35 countries across the globe.
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