Dow Divests Acetone Derivatives Division

August 14, 2019 Dow Divests Acetone Derivatives Division

Dow Chemical Co. has sold its Acetone Derivatives business to privately owned chemical manufacturer ALTIVIA Ketones & Additives LLC.

The deal includes production assets in Dow’s Institute, W.V. facility as well as site infrastructure, property, and utilities. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

“This divestiture illustrates Dow’s disciplined approach to portfolio management with a best owner mindset,” said Jim Fitterling, Dow CEO. “It is beneficial to both parties and, in the case of Dow, is directly aligned with our more focused portfolio and goal of driving a higher return on invested capital.”

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