Our Company

For 119 years, Dow has strived to create value through its diversified, market-driven portfolio of specialty chemicals, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses.

Dow is committed to advancing science and innovation in response to the world’s most pressing challenges – enhancing the quality of life for current and future generations, while creating long-term sustainable value for the Company, its customers and its shareholders.

As the world’s largest chemical company, Dow delivers differentiated solutions that address these challenges and unmet market needs by leveraging cost advantage, scale and geographic presence, customer collaboration and industry-leading R&D expertise.

Mission & Vision

Demonstrating a relentless focus on excellence, innovation and sustainable performance. Learn more.

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Placing decision-making at the appropriate level and ensures that the proper checks and balances are in place. Learn more.

Beliefs & Culture

Blending social responsibility and market based science defines Dow's culture. Learn more.

Dow History: A Growth Story

Over nearly 120 years, from science start-up to innovation powerhouse, Dow has continuously transformed itself. Learn more.

Operating Segments

Conducting business with responsiveness to public issues and concerns. Learn more.

Supplier Information

Providing opportunities for Suppliers around the world through Dow Purchasing. Learn more.

Work with Dow

Working with Dow ensures your experience will be as effortless as possible. Learn more.

About Dow

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 the intersection of chemical, physical and biological sciences 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. On June 1, 2016, Dow became the 100 percent owner of Dow Corning Corporation’s silicones business, a global company with sales of greater than $4.5 billion in 2015, 25 manufacturing sites in 9 countries and approximately 10,000 employees worldwide. 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.