People in Midland are waiting to see what effect the announced merger of Dow Chemical and DuPont will have on their city.
Midland is a company town. Everywhere you look you see the Dow diamond logo, from the city’s minor league ballpark to cultural institutions.
And of course, there’s the sprawling Dow Chemical complex on the city’s south side.
Dow started in Midland over a century ago. But that long history is about to head in a new, uncertain direction.