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Dow Chemical Celebrates 1000th Elemica QuickLink Email Partner Milestone

Improves Order Accuracy, Speeds Processing, and Increases Order-to-Cash Productivity

EXTON, PA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/21/14 -- Elemica, the leading Supply Chain Operating Network provider for the process industries, announces that The Dow Chemical Company is celebrating reaching the implementation of their 1000th QuickLink Email Trading Partner. QuickLink Email automates inbound fax and email orders into electronic formats and data values that Dow's ERP system can understand and process automatically. This removes manual order entry; improving order accuracy and increasing overall order-to-cash productivity.

"Elemica helps power Dow's business processes and interactions across our extended supply chain," said Ron Larson, OTC Message Automation Leader at The Dow Chemical Company. "The QuickLink Email solution has been key to automating orders from the long tail of customers faxing and emailing their orders into Dow. Ensuring the success of the solution has been a highly collaborative effort, and I am delighted to be recognizing our accomplishments with a 'QuickLink Email 1,000 Celebration' event at our corporate headquarters."

Integrating Dow customer orders without requiring them to have integration software or other sophisticated technological capabilities is a reality with QuickLink Email. Automating previously un-automatable fax and email orders ensures greater order accuracy. Instead of focusing on order entry, QuickLink Email enables the Dow customer service team to focus more energy on higher value core competencies and delivering superior customer service.

"Dow signing their 1000th QuickLink Email partner is a significant milestone and demonstrates the commitment Dow has to being an industry leader in perfect order performance to deliver the best experience possible to their customers," said Rick Bushnell, VP of Strategic Accounts at Elemica. "Our long-term relationship with Dow signifies their belief in our state-of-the-art technology and innovative business process applications, helping them conduct business in a less costly, faster, and more efficient way."

The "QuickLink Email 1,000 Celebration" takes place in Midland, Michigan on Wednesday, September 24th, 2014. During the celebration event, key contributors from around the globe will be recognized for Dow's implementation efforts and success of the solution. Leaders from both Dow and Elemica will be on-hand to personally recognize each team member for their accomplishments.

About The Dow Chemical Company
Dow combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from the intersection of chemical, physical and biological sciences to help address many of the world's most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, clean energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven, industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 180 countries and in high growth sectors such as packaging, electronics, water, coatings and agriculture. In 2013, Dow had annual sales of more than $57 billion and employed approximately 53,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 6,000 products are manufactured at 201 sites in 36 countries across the globe. More information about Dow can be found at www.dow.com.

About Elemica

Elemica's Supply Chain Operating Network is designed to give clients greater control over their global supply chains. Capturing transaction data, across all trading partners, and translating it into actionable information is key to driving value out of the supply chain. By combining powerful SmartLink business process applications with a robust QuickLink Network, Elemica solutions improve operational efficiency, lower costs, and decrease working capital. Founded in 2000, Elemica today processes approximately $300B in annual transactions across more than 7,000 process industry trading partners. Elemica's global operations are headquartered outside Philadelphia and include offices in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Frankfurt, London, Seoul, Singapore, and Tokyo. Clients include BASF, BP, Continental, The Dow Chemical Company, DuPont, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, LANXESS, Michelin, Shell, Solvay, Sumitomo Chemical, and Wacker. For more information, visit www.elemica.com.

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