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 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...


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...

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Multinational Companies in China’s Chemical Industry

30.11.2021 -

Chemical MNCs show strong verbal commitment to China, but the real situation is somewhat underwhelming.


Wacker Takes Majority Stake in China Silane Firm

29.10.2021 -

German chemical company Wacker has acquired a 60% stake in Chinese specialty silane producer SICO Performance Material for an undisclosed sum. The transaction is expected...


Lanxess and Wacker Join Foundation 2°

13.07.2021 -

Lanxess and Wacker have become the first two chemical companies to join Foundation 2°, a German corporate initiative lobbying for effective market-based conditions for...