Dow Chemical is AmCham Ghana’s Member of the month for September. Dow Chemical’s growing presence in Africa demonstrates the company’s commitment to deliver industry leadership, technical innovation and expertise – with a focus on sustainability to help transform the region into a key player in the global chemicals industry.
Dow is among the three biggest chemical companies worldwide, with products ranging from plastics and packaging, agriculture, building and construction to oil and gas. The company which had operated in Ghana in the past, pulled out in the 1990s and had relied on intermediaries to reach Ghana’s market.
They combine science, understanding, and creativity to re-imagine what is vital to human progress. With thousands of patents and awards, Dow is a global innovation and sustainability leader. Dow is a diverse, inclusive community and together, they can solve anything.
According to Managing Director of Dow West Africa, Tony Groosman, the company is committed to making a contribution to the economic development of Ghana and Africa as a whole. Africa’s economic significance in the global marketplace has been demonstrated by increased political stability, improved economic policy and a growing consumer base all of which offer an advantageous environment for business to thrive.
The Company connects chemistry and innovation with the principles of sustainability to help address many of the world’s most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, renewable energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity.
Dow’s diversified industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 160 countries and in high growth sectors such as electronics, water, energy, coatings and agriculture.