Dow forms water solutions business
The Dow Chemical Company announced the formation
of Dow Water Solutions, a business unit designed to advance the
science of desalination, water purification, contaminant removal
and water recycling.
Dow Water Solutions will focus on meeting the
needs of the Company’s water industry customers by leveraging
the full breadth and depth of capabilities and technologies found
within its value centers and across the Company.
“Dow Water Solutions will provide a range
of competitive water treatment products that allow our customers
to stimulate and capture industry growth, while continuing to improve
access to higher quality water supplies that are more affordable
and sustainable for communities and industries worldwide.”
explained Andrew Liveris, chairman and chief executive officer,
The Dow Chemical Company.
The new framework for Dow Water Solutions further
solidifies Dow’s commitment to provide pure water for both
industrial and drinking water applications globally as part of the
Company’s Sustainability Goals for 2015, as announced in May
As part of its commitment to water purification,
Dow Water Solutions has also announced the successful start-up of
the expansion of the FILMTEC reverse osmosis membrane manufacturing
facility at Edina, Minnesota. Dow also recently formed a partnership
with Blue Planet Run Foundation to raise awareness and funds for
water purification projects.