DuPont and The Dow Chemical Company announced that the European Commission (EC) has granted conditional regulatory clearance in Europe of the companies' proposed merger of equals.Read more
BRUSSELS, March 27, 2017 (Press Release) -The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed merger between US-based chemical companies Dow and DuPont. The approval is conditional in particular on the divestiture of major parts of DuPont's global pesticide business, including its global R&D organisation.Read more
CANBERRA, Australia, Nov. 3, 2016 (Press Release) -The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has issued a Statement of Issues on the proposed merger of The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) and E.l. Du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont).
“The ACCC is concerned about the effect that the proposed merger may have on competition for a diverse range of products, including insecticides, seeds, and materials science products,” ACCC Chairman Rod Sims said.Read more
BRUSSELS, Aug. 11, 2016 (Press Release) -The Commission has opened an in-depth probe to assess whether the proposed merger of Dow and DuPont is in line with the EU Merger Regulation. The Commission will investigate further whether the deal may reduce competition in areas such as crop protection, seeds and certain petrochemicals.Read more
WILMINGTON, DE and MIDLAND, MI , Aug. 11, 2016 (Press Release) -DuPont and The Dow Chemical Company confirmed today that the European Commission (EC) has initiated a Phase II review for the proposed merger of equals transaction of the two companies. As stated previously, the companies expected a thorough review and are working closely with relevant regulators, including the EC. The companies continue to believe the merger is procompetitive and good for customers and consumers.Read more
TAMPERE, FINLAND, March 14, 2016 (Press Release) -The winner of the UPM Raflatac Label Life Awards 2016 is Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics, a business of The Dow Chemical Company. The UPM Raflatac Label Life Awards recognize strong performance in responsible sourcing from the company's suppliers. The awards are dedicated to suppliers who develop sustainable business practices which are safe and friendly for the environment and beneficial to society.
SCARBOROUGH, UK, March 7, 2016 (Press Release) -UPM Raflatac’s Label Life Awards take place on 10 March, 2016.
The awards recognize suppliers who go the extra mile to make their business practices safe and friendly for the environment and beneficial for society. The event will take place in Poland at UPM Raflatac’s Biskupice Podgórne factory and the Monopol hotel in Wroclaw.Read more
ORLANDO, FL, April 1, 2015 (Business Wire) -GreenBlue's Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) and Smithers Pira, in association with Packaging Digest, announce the winners of the first ever "Trashies" awards as part of SUSTPACK 2015: Collaborating to Move Sustainability Forward, taking place this week March 31-April 2 at the JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes in Orlando, FL. The awards, split into four categories, recognize the people, process or service behind the latest advancements in sustainable packaging.Read more