Orange County Economic Development Corporation

DowDuPont to invest $100 million in Sabine River Works plant

DowDuPont is growing its business in Orange County. The merger of Dow and DuPont on Sept. 1, 2017, resulted in a combined market capitalization of approximately $130 billion, making DowDuPont the world’s largest chemical company, according to CNN. The DowDuPont merger was designed to split into three new, publicly traded companies in 2019 — an agriculture company (Corteva Agriscience), a material sciences company (DuPont) and a specialty products company (Dow).

Orange County EDC releases its 2017-18 strategic focus initiatives

lopment Corporation has outlined its strategic focus for the 2017-18 cycle.
Last fall, the OCEDC hosted a series of community focus group discussions to gather input from the business leaders and citizens on the economic development efforts of Orange County. The analysis of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats resulted in several prominent goals and implementation strategies.