Trial continues over chemical giant merger

    Philadelphia-based Rohm and Haas has sued Dow Chemical to force the Michigan company to complete a merger. A Delaware judge has ruled that the trial can begin next month. With the proposed 15 billion dollar buyout up in the air, WHYY’s Elizabeth Fiedler reports on the deal’s possible implications for the 3,000 Rohm and Haas employees in the Delaware Valley.

    Philadelphia-based Rohm and Haas has sued Dow Chemical to force the Michigan company to complete a merger. A Delaware judge has ruled that the trial can begin next month. With the proposed 15 billion dollar buyout up in the air, WHYY’s Elizabeth Fiedler reports on the deal’s possible implications for the 3,000 Rohm and Haas employees in the Delaware Valley.

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