Dow DuPont disclosed on February 26 the names of the three companies that planned to create independent companies. The agricultural company will be named Cortevta Agriscience, the materials science company is Dow, and the special product company is DuPont.
Corteva Agriscienc integrates DuPont Plant Protection, DuPont Vanguard and Dow AgroScience's three business segments and will be built into an independent agricultural company in the fields of seed technology, plant protection and digital agriculture.
Materials Sciences will use its integration and innovation strengths to focus on three high-growth market segments: packaging, infrastructure, and consumer health.
The materials science company is expected to be split by the end of the first quarter of 2019, while the agricultural and specialty products companies are expected to complete the separation by June 1, 2019.