Dow Corning Corporation - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Sep, 2015 |    No of Pages: 40 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Dow Corning Corporation - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides a comprehensive insight into the company’s history, corporate strategy, business structure and operations. The report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on the company’s key employees, key competitors and major products and services.

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Scope

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – GlobalData’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list of key locations and subsidiaries of the company, including contact details.

Highlights

Dow Corning Corporation (Dow Corning) is a chemical manufacturing company. The company specializes in development and marketing of wide range of silicon-based products. The products cater to a range of industries such as aerospace, automotive, electronics, energy, fashion and clothing, health care and textiles. Dow Corning operates manufacturing facilities in the US, Belgium, Brazil, China, France, Germany, Japan, South Korea and the UK. Geographically, the company operates across Americas, Europe, and Asia. It operates as a joint venture between The Dow Chemical Company and Corning Incorporated. Dow Corning is headquartered in Midland, Michigan, the US.

The company focuses on expanding its product offerings. Recently, the company launched next-generation thermal interface material for higher performing, more reliable integrated chips.

Dow Corning Corporation Key Recent Developments

Jul 29, 2015: Dow Corning reports increased profits for first half of 2015
Apr 29, 2015: Dow Corning Reports First Quarter 2015 Sales and Profits
Feb 23, 2015: New Dow Corning EI-1184 Silicone Encapsulant Offers Clear, Reliable Electronics Protection for Outdoor LED Lighting
Feb 06, 2015: Dow Corning's Sales And Profits Increase In 2014
Dec 04, 2013: Dow Corning to Showcase Innovative and High-Performance LED Lighting Solutions

Reasons to Buy

- Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research purposes. Key elements such as SWOT analysis and corporate strategy are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.
- Identify potential customers and suppliers with this report’s analysis of the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services and business strategy.
- Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies with GlobalData’s detailed SWOT analysis. In this, the company’s core strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats are analyzed, providing you with an up to date objective view of the company.
- Examine potential investment and acquisition targets with this report’s detailed insight into the company’s strategic, business and operational performance.

Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Dow Corning Corporation - Key Facts 6
Dow Corning Corporation - Key Employees 7
Dow Corning Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 8
Dow Corning Corporation - Major Products and Services 9
Dow Corning Corporation - History 11
Dow Corning Corporation - Company Statement 16
Dow Corning Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 17
Head Office 17
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 17
Dow Corning Corporation - Key Manufacturing Facilities 20
Section 2 – Company Analysis 21
Dow Corning Corporation - Business Description 21
Dow Corning Corporation - SWOT Analysis 23
SWOT Analysis - Overview 23
Dow Corning Corporation - Strengths 23
Strength - Geographical Diversity 23
Strength - Leadership in Polysilicon Market 23
Strength - Focus On Innovation 23
Dow Corning Corporation - Weaknesses 24
Weakness - Declining Financial Performance: First Quarter 2015 24
Dow Corning Corporation - Opportunities 25
Opportunity - Growing Indian Construction Chemical Market 25
Opportunity - New Product Launches 25
Opportunity - Increasing Car Ownership 25
Dow Corning Corporation - Threats 26
Threat - Challenge of Environmental Regulations 26
Threat - Infringement of Intellectual Property 26
Threat - Shift in Technology 26
Dow Corning Corporation - Key Competitors 27
Section 3 – Company’s Power, Lifesciences Financial Deals and Alliances 28
Dow Corning Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 28
Dow Corning Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 29
Dow Corning Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 30
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 31
Jul 29, 2015: Dow Corning reports increased profits for first half of 2015 31
Apr 29, 2015: Dow Corning Reports First Quarter 2015 Sales and Profits 32
Feb 23, 2015: New Dow Corning EI-1184 Silicone Encapsulant Offers Clear, Reliable Electronics Protection for Outdoor LED Lighting 33
Feb 06, 2015: Dow Corning's Sales And Profits Increase In 2014 34
Oct 29, 2014: Dow Corning Reports Increased Sales and NetIncome in Third Quarter 2014 35
Apr 29, 2014: Dow Corning Reports Sales and Profits for First Quarter of 2014 36
Feb 06, 2014: Dow Corning Reports Sales and Profits for Fourth Quarter and 2013 Year-End 37
Jan 20, 2014: Dow Corning India relocates corporate office in Mumbai 38
Section 5 – Appendix 39
Methodology 39
About GlobalData 39
Contact Us 39
Disclaimer 39

List of Tables

Dow Corning Corporation, Key Facts 6
Dow Corning Corporation, Key Employees 7
Dow Corning Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 8
Dow Corning Corporation, Major Products and Services 9
Dow Corning Corporation, History 11
Dow Corning Corporation, Subsidiaries 17
Dow Corning Corporation, Key Manufacturing Facilities 20
Dow Corning Corporation, Key Competitors 27
Dow Corning Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 28
Dow Corning Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 29
Dow Corning Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 30
Units 39

List of Figures

Dow Corning Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 28
Dow Corning Corporation, Power, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 29


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