Our CompanyFor more than 117 years, Dow has strived to create value through its diversified, market-driven portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses.
Leveraging cost advantage, scale and geographic presence – together with close customer collaboration and industry-leading R&D expertise – Dow is delivering differentiated solutions that address unmet market needs.
At the intersection of chemistry, biology and physics, Dow’s team of scientists and experts are addressing the world’s most pressing challenges – enhancing the quality of life for current and future generations, all while creating long-term sustainable value for the Company, its customers and its shareholders.
As the World's largest chemical company, Dow is actively engaged in public policy in a number of ways:
Mission & Vision
Demonstrating a relentless focus on excellence, innovation and sustainable performance. Learn more.
Beliefs & Culture
Blending social responsibility and market based science defines Dow's culture. Learn more.
Conducting business with responsiveness to public issues and concerns. Learn more.
Providing opportunities for Suppliers around the world through Dow Purchasing. Learn more.
Work with Dow
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Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, clean energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven, industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 180 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, electronics, water, coatings and agriculture. In 2015, Dow had annual sales of nearly $49 billion and employed approximately 49,500 people worldwide. The Company's more than 6,000 product families are manufactured at 179 sites in 35 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at www.dow.com.