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Dow Chemical Co

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1897 Company formed by Herbert H. Dow, based on making bleach and extracting potassium bromide from brine

1913 exited the bleach business, which in Herbert Dow's view was beginning to become a commodity.

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Sources of Information

  • Dow website [1]