- Associated Press - Friday, December 11, 2015

In a $130 billion deal, Dow Chemical and the DuPont Co. announced Friday that they are merging.

Here are the companies’ operations in West Virginia:


- South Charleston manufacturing plant. Produces more than 500 chemicals and plastics. Serves as redistribution facility for chemicals manufactured elsewhere. Dow subsidiary Union Carbide provides staffing, services and utilities for a production unit owned by Bayer Corp.

- South Charleston Technology Park. Serves as a center for engineering, research and development and integrated data processing.

- Guest operations in Institute owned and operated by Bayer CropScience. Union Carbide also has facilities at the Institute site that produce about 500 million pounds of specialty chemical products annually.


- Belle, Kanawha County. Produces two dozen chemical products for a variety of uses, including cosmetics, crop protection, detergents, dyes, explosives, fabric softeners, pharmaceuticals and plastics components.

- Washington, Wood County. Manufactures hundreds of products that primarily supply the construction and automotive industries.

Source: Dow, state Department of Commerce.

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