Dow Corning: a history
of proven innovation
Dow Corning provides performance-enhancing solutions to serve the
diverse needs of more than 25,000 customers worldwide. A global leader in silicones, silicon-based technology and
innovation, Dow Corning
offers more than 7,000 products and services via the company’s
Dow Corning® and XIAMETER®
brands. Dow Corning is equally owned by The Dow Chemical Company
Incorporated. More than half of Dow Corning’s annual sales are outside
the United States. Dow Corning’s global operations adhere to the American Chemistry Council’s Responsible Care® initiative,
a stringent set of standards designed to advance the safe and secure management
of chemical products and processes.
Dow Corning is also the majority shareholder in the Hemlock
Semiconductor Group (www.hscpoly.com) joint ventures, which includes Hemlock
Semiconductor Corporation and Hemlock Semiconductor, L.L.C. Hemlock
Semiconductor is a leading provider of polycrystalline silicon and other
silicon-based products used in the manufacturing of semiconductor devices and
solar cells and modules. Hemlock Semiconductor began operations in 1961 and has
announced more than $4 billion of investments since 2005.
Dow Corning was established in 1943 specifically to explore and develop the
potential of silicones.
Learn about our passion for silicon-based technology and why we believe
silicone chemistry has the potential to help solve some of the most important
challenges facing our world.
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Explore highlights from the history of Dow Corning Corporation.
A global leader benefiting
Headquartered in Midland, Michigan, USA, Dow Corning Corporation is a
truly global company with a worldwide distributor network and nearly 12,000
employees working across the world.
So, no matter where in the world you are located, Dow Corning is well
equipped to provide you with a reliable supply of top-quality silicone
materials, technical support and customer service.
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