Sep. 09, 2019Topics
The Together for Sustainability (TFS) initiative was launched in 2011 as a joint program of chemical companies for sustainable supply chains. Its goal is to develop and implement a global agenda to evaluate and improve sustainable ...
Jul. 31, 2019News & Opinions
Munich, Germany-based chemical company Wacker is offering a selection of its HDK pyrogenic silica brand on Chemondis and Pinpools, two online marketplaces for chemical raw materials and specialty products.
Jul. 09, 2019Topics
“Thinking beyond”, that is the motto under which Wacker, the Munich-based chemical group, will be showcasing new products. These innovations include fire-resistant silicone elastomers, self-adhesive silicone rubber grades with ...
Jul. 08, 2019Topics
The world plastics production, according to the PlasticsEurope Market Research Group (PEMRG)/Conversio Market & Strategy, almost reached 350 million tons in 2017. China is the largest producer of plastics, followed by Europe and NAFTA. ...
Jun. 14, 2019News & Opinions
German chemical producer Wacker has inaugurated a new production line for silicone elastomers at its Zhangjiagang, China, site. The company said the “several thousand” t/y facility, which cost in the “lower double digit ...
Jun. 06, 2019News & Opinions
Bertrand Conquéret (Henkel) has been elected as new president of Together for Sustainability (TfS), taking over from Rüdiger Eberhard (Evonik), who led the initiative for the last 4 years.
May. 01, 2019News & Opinions
Wacker Biotech, a subsidiary of the Munich- based German chemical producer, has signed a license agreement with US biopharmaceutical company PhaseBio Pharmaceuticals to produce and antibody fragment known as PB2452.
Jan. 04, 2019News & Opinions
Germany’s Wacker is collaborating with Dynaplak, a Dutch manufacturer of bio-based raw materials, to develop hybrid binders for the paints and coatings market.
Sep. 18, 2018News & Opinions
Wacker Biosolutions, the life sciences division of Germany’s Wacker group, has commissioned a new plant at León, Spain, producing fermentation-generated cystine. The new facility is part of a €30 million partial modernization ...
Apr. 25, 2018News & Opinions
Germany’s Wacker Chemie has opened a new production site for silicone elastomers at Jincheon in South Korea. The company has invested around €15 million in the site, which is located southeast of Seoul.
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