The Dow Chemical Company
) business unit, Dow Electronic Materials, has been honored with
ON Semiconductor's Perfect Quality Gold Award for 2012. Dow
achieved perfect quality score for 2011 and 2012 in ON
Semiconductor's FE Supplier Performance Rating as a supplier of
chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) and lithography
The award was conferred on Dow for the second consecutive
year. Dow's high score can be ascribed to its support of ON
Semiconductor at domestic locations in Gresham, Oregon and
Pocatello, Idaho, as well as its international facilities in
Belgium, the Czech Republic and Japan.
Dow's aim is essentially to provide customer satisfaction and
offer best quality materials supported by strong collaboration
and extensive service capabilities. Dow delivers leading
technologies for CMP and lithography, which are supported by
strong collaboration and extensive service capabilities.
Dow Electronic Materials is a global supplier of materials and
technologies to the electronics industry, including the
semiconductor, interconnect, finishing, photovoltaic, display,
LED and optics markets.
Dow reported its first-quarter 2013 results in April 2013. The
company's profit soared roughly 33% year over year to $550
million or 46 cents a share on the strength of its agriculture
science business, which witnessed record sales of seeds and crop
protection products. Excluding one-time items, Dow earned 69
cents a share in the quarter, up from 61 cents a year ago,
beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 60 cents.
Dow currently holds a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).
Other companies in the chemical industry having favorable
Zacks Rank are
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
). All of them retain a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).
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