Summary of the Dow Employees’ Pension Plan - Dow

Summary Plan Description

For a summary description of the Dow Employees' Pension Plan, select the link below. This plan may apply to employees who left The Dow Chemical Company or its participating employers on or after 1/1/96 and were participants. If you retired prior to this date, no electronic SPD is available for your plan. Please contact the Retiree Service Center for specific information regarding your plan.

Summary of Material Modifications

Annual Pension Funding Notice

These notices provide important funding information about your pension plan. They also provide a description of how the plan's assets are invested and a description of the benefits under the plans that are eligible to be guaranteed by the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), a federal agency.

Pension Form 5500

Plan Sponsors of defined benefit pension plans are now required to post certain information from the IRS Form 5500 on their website. This posting requirement was added by the Pension Protection Act of 2006 (PPA) effective with the 2008 plan year annual filing (which was required to be filed with the government by October 15, 2009).

The basic Form 5500 (excluding most of the schedules) and Schedule SB or Schedule B have been posted.

Who to Contact

Retiree Service Center

Toll Free: (800) 344-0661
  - click on "Message Center"