Year-to-date, orders were down 17.4 percent compared to 2014.
Day: December 14, 2015
Production up 2.4 percent in the EU28.
Combined company will be named DowDuPont.
Acquisition expands company's presence in European and Asian markets.
Sales of durable goods down 2.2 percent from last October.
The acquisition will expand the company's products and solutions.