Keyword: Wacker


Wacker Expanding Silicone Specialties in the US

05.08.2022 -

Following up on expansion plans hinted at last year, Germany’s Wacker Chemie is proposing to build up its US complex at Charleston, Tennessee, into a center for silicone...


Wacker has Ambitious Plans for Norwegian Site

21.06.2022 -

With an eye to expanding production capacity for silicon metal, Germany’s Wacker Chemie has launched a feasibility study to carry out a capacity upgrade at its site in...


Wacker Moving Ahead with Silicone Rubber Expansion

25.05.2022 -

In line with growth targets announced in March this year, Wacker Chemie is stepping up the pace of its capacity buildup for silicone rubber specialties to meet growing...


Wacker Opens new R&D Center in Michigan

16.05.2022 -

Wacker Chemie has opened a new US regional innovation center in Ann Arbor, Michigan, dedicated to developing high-margin biotech and silicone specialties for high-tech...


Six Firms to Make Vaccines for German Emergency Supply

12.04.2022 -

Germany’s economics ministry has budgeted up to €2.9 billion ($3.14 billion) to ensure sufficient supply of mostly mRNA-based Covid-19 vaccines to be able to deal with...


Wacker’s Siltronic Deal with GlobalWafers Off

03.02.2022 -

With Germany’s foreign trade clearance still missing on the deal’s agreed Jan. 31 closing date, Munich-based Wacker Chemie declared its plans to sell its remaining 30.8%...


Siltronic Sale to GlobalWafers Looks Shaky

18.01.2022 -

GlobalWafers’ planned takeover of Wacker Chemie’s remaining 30.8% stake in silicon wafers manufacturer Siltronic is looking somewhat shaky as the German economics...


Wacker and Biosyntia Partner on Biotin

14.01.2022 -

German chemical company Wacker has signed a contract with Danish biotech Biosyntia to develop a large-scale production process for biotin based on the fermentation of...