SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

July 15, 2008 06:00 ET

Dow Chemical Reinforces Its Future With Planned Acquisition of Rohm and Haas, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - July 15, 2008) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) (Midland, Michigan) has announced its intentions to acquire Rohm and Haas Company (NYSE:ROH) (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), building on its role as a leading global chemical player. This deal is certain to quickly diversify Dow Chemical and catapult the company as a significant contender in the specialty chemicals market in which it currently has few roots. Together, the companies operate more than 100 plants globally.

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