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Case Study - Dow Chemical

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CLIENT PROFILE The Dow Chemical Company, commonly referred to as Dow, is an American multinational chemical corporation. It is the second- largest chemical manufacturer in the world by revenue and the third-largest chemical company in the world by market capitalization. Dow manufactures plastics, chemicals, and agricultural products. Chemicals Midland, Michigan 54,000 employees worldwide. 160 countries Industrial Hygiene INDUSTRY HEADQUARTERS OPERATION SCOPE PRODUCT SUITES Why Dow Chemical chose Cority's Industrial Hygiene solution over a competitor's to reduce workplace risk CASE STUDY: Jim Weldy is an Industrial Hygiene Manager. As a member of Dow's Industrial Hygiene expertise center, his team delivers IH services to the company. He provides guidance and develops standards and best practices for his delivery organization. As a 17-year veteran of the company, Jim was around for Dow's nascent industrial hygiene solution – and he admits that their old way of monitoring IH data was insufficient for a company of Dow's size: "We had been working within a homegrown solution for about 20 years – it was a Microsoft Access based solution and we wanted to get out of the world of Access-based solutions," Jim says. "We wanted something recognized as a quality software system that we didn't have to build and develop for ourselves." THE CHALLENGE: A dated, Microsoft Access based solution didn't meet their needs

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