Dow is as an integrated science and technology company with the scale and expertise to address global trends and create differentiated solutions for customers and society. Through the Company’s diversified, market-driven portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses, Dow continues to deliver a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 180 countries and in high-growth sectors such as electronics, water, energy, coatings and agriculture.
Together with a number of key catalysts and strategic portfolio moves, Dow is broadly driving sustainable long-term value.
Results in 2013 included sales of more than $57 billion and EBITDA of approximately $8.4 billion.
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The majority of Dow’s cost-advantaged building blocks are used to fuel sustainable growth in the Company’s Performance Materials, Performance Plastics and Advanced Materials businesses.
These building blocks enable Dow innovations – technologies that support a wide range of industries, including agricultural sciences, construction, electronics and communications, energy storage, health care, home and office, infrastructure, nutrition, oil and gas, packaging, personal care, transportation and water. Investments on the U.S. Gulf Coast and in the Middle East are part of Dow’s strategy to further establish a platform for growth for our downstream businesses.
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