Dow Chemical to cut about 2,500 jobs globally, shutter NC silicone plant

By AP via 12NewsNow.com

Jun 29, 2016

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Dow Chemical says it will eliminate about 2,500 jobs worldwide, or about 4 percent of its workforce, which is tied to the recent restructuring of its ownership in Dow Corning.

Dow Chemical Co. said Tuesday that it will shutter silicone manufacturing plants in Greensboro, North Carolina and Yamakita, Japan. The Midland, Michigan-based company is also looking to close some administrative, corporate and manufacturing facilities, but did not give further details on their locations.

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