Munich, Germany --
WACKER, the Munich-based chemical company, has extended its distribution partnerships with the Dutch chemical distributor IMCD and the German NRC Group for its HDK® pyrogenic silica products in Germany. Effective August 1, 2014, the IMCD-Group-affiliated chemical distributor IMCD Germany and the Georg Nordmann Holding AG’s affiliated Nordmann, Rassmann GmbH will replace previous distribution partner Brenntag Germany.
IMCD already is a WACKER partner for several market segments in Western and Eastern Europe as well as in South Africa, India, Australia, and New Zealand. Effective August 1, 2014, IMCD will extend its current WACKER product portfolio to include HDK® pyrogenic silica products in Germany for personal care, nutrition, plastics, sealants, adhesives, and silicone elastomer applications.
WACKER will also extend its partnership with current distributor Nordmann, Rassmann GmbH. The Hamburg-based company already distributes silicone products, including HDK® pyrogenic silica, for coatings in Germany. Effective August 1, 2014, Nordmann, Rassmann will be able to widen its German portfolio for pharmaceutical applications. In addition to silicones, the company will also supply HDK® pyrogenic silica to the pharma industry in Germany.
WACKER is a globally active chemical group headquartered in Munich, Germany. With a wide range of state-of-the-art specialty products, the company is a leader in numerous fields and industries. Its products are required in countless high-growth end-user sectors, such as photovoltaics, electronics, pharmaceuticals and household/personal-care products. Founded in 1914, the Group operates 25 production sites worldwide, supplying over 3,500 products to more than 3,500 customers in over 100 countries. The Group maintains subsidiaries and sales offices in 28 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia – including a strong foothold in China.