Dow Chemical to Cut 2,500 Jobs in Aftermath of Corning Deal

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  • Cost savings from Dow Corning takeover raised by $100 million
  • About 4.2 percent of Dow’s total workforce to be eliminated

Dow Chemical Co. plans to eliminate about 2,500 jobs and shut plants in North Carolina and Japan as it slims down after taking full control of its Dow Corning Corp. silicone venture.

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