October 28, 2016 4:02 AM ET


Company Overview of Rohm and Haas Company

Company Overview

Rohm and Haas Company manufactures and markets chemicals. The company offers leather bate, chemicals for the manufacture of printed circuit boards, acrylic sheets, agricultural chemicals, and acrylic latex paints; and water softeners for industrial, commercial, and scientific water-purification uses. The company sells its products in the United States and internationally. The company was founded in 1917 and is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It has offices worldwide. As of April 1, 2009, Rohm and Haas Company operates as a subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company.

100 Independence Mall West

Philadelphia, PA 19106

United States

Founded in 1917

15,490 Employees





Key Executives for Rohm and Haas Company

Vice President, Business Group Director of Electronic Materials and President of Microelectronic Technologies - Rohm & Haas Electronic Materials
Age: 60
Vice President and President of CMP Technologies for Rohm & Haas Electronic Materials
Vice President, President of Microelectronic Technologies and Business Unit Director of Microelectronic Technologies
Age: 52
Vice President, President of China Office, and CBT General Manager of Asia Region
Vice President and Director of Public Affairs, Public Relations & Corporate Communications
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Rohm and Haas Company Key Developments

Environmental Protection Agency and 16 Companies Reach $14.3 Million Deal to Clean Chemical Site in Hagerstown, Maryland

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and 16 companies reached a $14.3 million settlement to clean a chemical site in Hagerstown, Maryland. In addition, the companies will reimburse the EPA $945,000 for past costs and reimburse the regulator for future ones connected to its oversight of the cleanup. The settlement needs court approval. Under the settlement, the companies agreed to stabilize and cap waste and contaminated soils at the Central Chemical superfund site. The 16 companies include: Arkema, Bayer Cropscience, FMC, Honeywell International, Lebanon Seaboard, Montrose Chemical Corp. of California, Occidental Chemical, Olin, Rohm and Haas, Rhone-Poulenc, Shell Oil, Syngenta Crop Protection, The Chemours Co FC, Union Carbide, Wilmington Securities, 21st Century Fox America.

Dow Chemical Settles Brain Cancer Lawsuits with Rohm & Haas Co

Dow Chemical Co. has settled two lawsuits, both alleging that chemists contracted brain cancer while working at a Rohm & Haas Co. research lab in Montgomery County. Dow bought Rohm & Haas in 2009. The lawsuits, which were settled for $950,000 and $450,000 according to reports, were brought nearly a decade ago and accused Rohm & Haas of not providing enough protection against toxic materials.

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