Dow Statement Regarding Manufacturing Jobs Initiative

MIDLAND, Mich. - January 27, 2017 - The Manufacturing Jobs Initiative will offer perspectives and information to President Trump and his Administration on a variety of policy priorities that will spur job growth and productivity in the U.S. manufacturing sector. This diverse group of leading manufacturing CEOs and Labor leaders will help identify and work with experts from across the country to make U.S. manufacturing more competitive. The work of the Initiative members will be a major step in helping the U.S. reclaim its role as the world’s manufacturing leader.

About Dow
Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world's most challenging problems, such as the need for fresh food, safer and more sustainable transportation, clean water, energy efficiency, more durable infrastructure, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven portfolio delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in 175 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, infrastructure, transportation, consumer care, electronics, and agriculture. In 2016, Dow had annual sales of $48 billion and employed approximately 56,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 7,000 product families are manufactured at 189 sites in 34 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at www.dow.com.

For further information contact:
Rachelle Schikorra
+1 989-638-4090
yschikorra@dow.com