Dow Purchasing is currently implementing improvements to our electronic systems, facilitating efficient electronic order and invoice submissions (accounts payable activities) as well as providing new sourcing and bidding tools.  These enhancements will continue to make it easier to do business with Dow and to quickly engage Dow in supply opportunities. Please visit this page frequently to read the relevant correspondence and stay informed about changes that are underway for your particular area of supply.

Changes to accounts payable processing (invoice and filling orders

We are phasing in the system changes by region and by segmenting former Rohm and Haas businesses and legacy Dow businesses. The implementation segments are listed below and the red text indicates links to the relevant communications, which will be made available approximately one month prior to implementation to help you manage the change.

  • July 4th, 2011 — Former Rohm and Haas businesses except Advanced Materials will transition to the new system in Asia Pacific. Please review communications prior to June 15th.
  • October 2011 — Former Rohm and Haas businesses in North America and Europe will transition to the new system, along with the Electronic Materials business in Pacific and the SKC Haas and Nitta Haas joint ventures. Please visit the site in late August / early September for details.
  • March 2011 Archive — Former Rohm and Haas businesses transitioned to the new system in Latin America.
  • Suppliers to all other businesses — please check this page frequently for further updates.

Electronic Sourcing / Bidding Tools

We are phasing in a new ERP system for electronic sourcing and bidding. We will be contacting suppliers to train them throughout 2011. More information will be coming.