News Analysis

Dow BioProducts to Cease Operations

In an announcement that sent shockwaves through the green building industry, the Dow Chemical Company announced on November 15, 2005, that Dow BioProducts, a division of Dow Canada, is shutting down. The Dow BioProducts plant in Elie, Manitoba, will stop producing its Woodstalk™ brand of products on December 8, according to Myra Dunn, the business communications manager at Dow BioProducts. The company will cease operations by the end of the year. For background on Woodstalk and the straw-panel market, see

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Published December 1, 2005 Permalink