Who we are
essential to human progress, connecting chemistry and innovation with the principles of sustainability to help address many of the world’s most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, affordable housing, healthy foods and renewable energy. Dow’s diversified portfolio delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 160 countries and in high growth sectors such as electronics, water, energy, coatings and agriculture.
In 2011, Dow had annual sales of $60.0 billion and employed approximately 52,000 people worldwide. The Company’s more than 5,000 products are manufactured at 197 sites in 36 countries across the globe. The following descriptions of the Company’s six operating segments include a representative listing of products for each business.
What we do
At Dow, we believe that connecting chemistry and innovation can generate new ways to solve global challenges. Driven by our rapidly expanding global population, four megatrends serve as the focus of Dow’s market-driven strategy.