DowDuPont turns company site into industrial park

Associated Press

Midland – DowDuPont officials plan to turn the company’s Michigan site into a multi-company industrial park.

Company officials on Thursday unveiled the plan for the 2,600-acre Dow Michigan Operations manufacturing complex in Midland.

The chemical giants Dow and DuPont merged last year in an almost $70 billion deal.

The Midland site is home to six companies, including Dow, DuPont and Corteva Agriscience, which will split off into three distinct companies next year as part of the merger.

Jim Fitterling is CEO of Dow and COO of the Materials Science Division of DowDuPont. He says the goal of the industrial park is to facilitate collaboration, growth and inclusiveness in the region.

Fitterling says the company will look for tenants downstream from its businesses. He says tenants will have access to the park’s utilities, environmental operations and logistics services.


This story has been corrected to show that DuPont is one of the companies that will split off next year.