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...shape of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and investment bank Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. In other news DOW CHEMICAL CO. has agreed to buy rival Rohm and Haas Co. for more than $15 billion in cash in a deal that Dow hopes will fuel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2008-07-11/biz-bits
'Cleantech' could be next major boom

...plant in Houston that will cost $800 million and create thousands of construction jobs, CEO Andrew Perlman said. Dow Chemical Co. and energy giants AES Corp., Suncor Energy Inc. and Peabody Energy are all investors. A123 Systems, a Watertown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/07/bus_550876.shtml
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...by Wall Street -- is the company's first since 1938 and follows similar actions by other industrial companies. Dow Chemical Co. announced its first dividend cut in 97 years this month. In a statement Friday, CEO Jeff Immelt said GE's board...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/28/bus_513015.shtml
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Chrysler goes green, incoming owner fights raised mileage rules

...the first auto maker to add its heft to the cause. Other members of the group include General Electric Co., Dow Chemical Co. and Alcoa Inc. - all seeking legislation on carbon emissions. "Now is the time for advancing a national approach...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/29/liv_134006.shtml
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Dow Corning emerges from bankruptcy

...in a wide variety of industries." Since its bankruptcy filing, the company - a joint venture of Midland-based Dow Chemical Co. and Corning, N.Y.-based Corning Inc. - has continued to be a key supplier of silicone for everything from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/02/fin_417562.shtml
Finance
Dow Chemical's earnings increase six-fold in first quarter

MIDLAND, Mich. -- Dow Chemical Co. posted a first-quarter profit Thursday that was...segments since the second quarter of 2000. On the Net: Dow Chemical Co.: http://www.dow.com

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/30/fin_413932.shtml
Finance
Stocks drop after latest GDP reading

...43 percent increase in first quarter profits due to strong sales of its shaving, oral care and battery products. Dow Chemical Co. saw a six-fold rise in its profits from a year ago, beating Wall Street estimates by 7 cents. The company also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/30/fin_413936.shtml
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Do your boss a favor and call in sick

...looked at such ailments as colds, the flu, headaches, allergies, arthritis, heart disease, asthma and cancer. At Dow Chemical Co., company officials began examining presenteeism about two years ago, surveying 12,000 workers, said Dr. Catherine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/24/liv_413261.shtml
Life & style
Dow Chemical to develop plant-based vaccines

MIDLAND, Mich. -- Dow Chemical Co. announced a four-year, $5.7 million research agreement with the National Institutes of Health to develop plant-based...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/15/liv_401082.shtml
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...throws out verdict against Dow Chemical NEW ORLEANS - A state appeals court has thrown out a jury's finding that Dow Chemical Co. plotted to hide dangers about silicone breast implants. In a ruling issued late Friday and made public Monday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/10/bus_363246.shtml
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