WILMINGTON, DE and MIDLAND, MI , May 17, 2017 (Press Release) -DuPont and The Dow Chemical Company announced that Brazil's Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) has granted conditional regulatory approval of their proposed merger of equals.Read more
WILMINGTON, DE and MIDLAND, MI , May 11, 2017 (Press Release) -DuPont and The Dow Chemical Company today announced the members of the Board of Directors for the proposed merger of equals transaction of the two companies.
As determined by the merger agreement, the DowDuPont Board will consist of 16 directors – eight current Dow directors and eight current DuPont directors, as follows:
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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
BUFFALO, NY, Nov. 29, 2016 (Buffalo News) -Nearly a year ago, Chemours delivered unwelcome news to the region: The chemical company would close its Niagara Falls plant by the end of 2016, eliminating about 200 jobs.
No buyer stepped forward to keep the former DuPont operation running, and Chemours halted production of reactive metals at the plant at the end of September.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
ATLANTA, GA, Sept. 6, 2016 (Press Release) -TAPPI is pleased to announce that five top leaders from the Bioenergy and Bioproducts industry will be leading two separate panels at this year’s International Bioenergy and Bioproducts Conference (IBBC), to be held Sept. 28-30 in Jacksonville, FL.Read more
BOSTON, Aug. 25, 2016 (Press Release) -As demand for some forest products slows, pulp and paper producers are seeking new applications for materials derived from trees. One promising substance is lignin – the energy-dense “glue” that holds the cellulose in trees together. RISI today releasedLignin: Technology, Applications and Markets, a comprehensive study of lignin’s current and potential uses as an industrial material.Read more