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15.10.2012

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Two Workers Killed in Accident at Wacker Polysilicon Plant in the US

Wacker has recently confirmed the death of two construction workers at a Wacker Polysilicon plant in Bradley County, Tennessee, USA. Both were reportedly hit by falling scaffolding during the night of the October 10th and were were pronounced dead at the scene by local emergency ...

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24.09.2012

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Wacker Builds New Dispersions Plant in South Korea

Wacker expands its production capacity for vinyl acetate-ethylene copolymer (VAE) dispersions with a new 40,000 tons/year production at Ulsan/South Korea. This measure will almost double Ulsan’s VAE dispersion capacity, making the enlarged production complex one of the biggest of...

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09.03.2012

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Wacker Expands Korean Technical Center and Opens New Training Facility

Speciality chemicals company Wacker has successfully completed the expansion and relocation of its technical laboratories and offices in South Korea, recently inaugurated the upgraded technical center, with integrated training facility, near the capital Seoul. The regional compet...

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05.03.2012

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Wacker expands Polymer Site in China and builds two new Production Facilities

Wacker is expanding its Chinese polymer activities by investing around €40 million in building two new production facilities at its Nanjing site.

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14.02.2012

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Wacker Plans To Expand Charleston Site, Insiders Assume

With a US $ 1 million property tax abatement underway, Wacker is about to announce expansion plans for its facility near Charleston, Tennessee, insiders believe.

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01.02.2012

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Wacker is Deepening its Ties with Siliconas Silam

Wacker, the Munich-based chemicals group, is deepening its ties with the Spanish silicones compounder Siliconas Silam in Zumaia/Basque Region. The two companies recently signed an agreement to that effect. Under its terms, Siliconas Silam may sell products made from Wacker silico...

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12.12.2011

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Wacker Closes Semiconductor Wafer Production in Japan

Siltronic, Wacker Chemie AG’s semiconductor division, intends to streamline its 200 mm wafer production capacities. As a result, Siltronic plans to close its production site in Hikari, Japan, by mid-2012. The production volumes shall be transferred to existing plants in Singapor...

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14.09.2011

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Wacker Commissions New Silicone Elastomer Plant

The Munich-based chemical group Wacker has set up a compounding plant at its joint venture site Wacker Metroark Chemicals near Kolkata, at West Bengal, for manufacturing ready-to-use silicone elastomers.

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29.08.2011

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Wacker Expands Sales Office in India

Wacker opens a new, jointly operated, sales office in Chennai India together with Indian Metroark.

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06.07.2011

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New Production Lines for High-Purity Silicone Elastomers

Wacker started operating several silicone-polymer production lines at its Burghausen site in Germany.

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