Walorski Statement on Indiana Global Business Center Announcement from Planned Dow, Dupont Merger

Friday, February 19, 2016

MISHAWAKA, IND. – Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) issued the following statement after news that DowDupont will located its Global Business Center in Indiana:

“Indiana’s agriculture industry continues to lead the nation in innovation and ingenuity,” Walorski said. “With a Global Business Center in Indiana, it will only further our progress and development of Hoosier farmers as they continue to make advancements in our industry in partnership with DowDupont.”

Yesterday, DuPont and The Dow Chemical Company announced the U.S. site structure for the global agriculture leader the companies intend to create following the planned separation of DowDupont into three independent, publicly traded companies. The corporate headquarters for the Agriculture company will be located in Wilmington, Delaware, and will include the office of the CEO and key corporate support functions. Sites in Indianapolis and Johnston, Iowa, will also serve as Global Business Centers, with leadership of business lines, business support functions, R&D, global supply chain, and sales and marketing capabilities concentrated in the two Midwest locations.

Walorski represents the 2nd Congressional District in Indiana, where she serves as a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, House Armed Services Committee and House Committee on Agriculture.

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