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Dow Corning Reports Increased Sales and Profits for First Half of 2014

August 1, 2014

Dow Corning Corp. today announced sales of $3.02 billion, an increase of 12 percent over 2013, and net income of $300 million. Adjusted net income in the first half of 2014 was $209 million, an increase of 20 percent compared with the first half of 2013.

Adjusted net income for 2014 excluded gains from a derivative contract and long term sales agreements. Adjusted net income for 2013 excluded restructuring expenses. Additional information about Dow Corning's financial results:

Second Quarter Results

    Sales were $1.50 billion, 5 percent higher than last year's second quarter
    Adjusted net income was $100 million, 7 percent lower than last year's second quarter
    Silicones segment sales grew in most geographies; significant growth in transportation and electronics applications
    Profits in both the Silicones and Polysilicon segments were tempered by inflation from raw materials costs

Year-to-Date Results

    Sales were $3.02 billion, 12 percent higher than the first half of last year
    Adjusted net income was $209 million, 20 percent higher than the first half of last year

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