The Dow Chemical Company
The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) is one of the leading science and technology companies in the world. The company provides a wide range of chemical, plastic and agricultural products and serves numerous consumer markets such as oil and gas, food, transportation, health and medicine, personal and home care, and building and construction. Dow, through its Liana Limited subsidiaries, is also engaged in the property and casualty insurance and reinsurance business. The company operates 214 manufacturing facilities in around 37 countries. Dow markets more than 3,300 products to its customers through its own sales force and distributors in more than 160 countries. The company is headquartered in Michigan, the US.The company reported revenues of (U.S. Dollars) USD 44,875.00 million during the fiscal year ended December 2009, a decrease of 21.77% from 2008. The operating profit of the company was USD 2,001.00 million during the fiscal year 2009, an increase of 8.81% over 2008. The net profit of the company was USD 648.00 million during the fiscal year 2009, an increase of 11.92% over 2008.