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April 18, 2012 | Tom Ballard

Ford/Dow alliance will leverage Dow work with ORNL

An article in USA Today could have significant implications for this region’s economy. The article spotlights Ford Motor Company’s plans to take 750 pounds of weight out of every vehicle by the end of the decade. To do so, Ford has teamed with Dow Chemical which is working with Oak Ridge National Laboratory on low cost carbon fiber.

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