Elemica Case Study: The Dow Chemical Company
The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) combines science and technology knowledge to develop premier materials science solutions. Dow’s industry leading portfolio of advanced materials, industrial intermediates, and plastics businesses deliver a broad range of differentiated technology-based products and solutions for customers in high-growth markets.
The combined organization of Dow and Dupont needed to be highly focused on creating and developing three growth businesses from a complementary portfolio in areas of Agriculture, Materials Science, and Specialty Products. A unique challenge to the integration was to execute on digitizing the supply chain and leverage overall flexibility and portability of software. Dow had adopted a tenant strategy to foster their ability to nimbly execute M&A that begun in the early 2000s. Despite the capability of Dow’s systems, they still sought a way to gain more flexibility outside of their system. Enter Elemica into the picture.