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Mar 3, 2017 | Industry News

WACKER Increases Silicones Production in Brazil for Antifoam Compounds

Wacker Chemie AG has expanded its silicone production at its Jandira site near São Paulo, Brazil. WACKER is currently building a multi-purpose facility to manufacture antifoam compounds and...

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Dec 16, 2016 | Industry News

New Production Facility for Pyrogenic Silica in USA – Wacker Chemie

Wacker Chemie AG has announced that it will build a new production plant for its HDK® brand of pyrogenic silica at its Charleston site in the US state of Tennessee. The new facility is anticipated...

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Apr 5, 2016 | Industry News

WACKER Group Appoints Dr. Robert Gnann as President of Silicones Division

Dr. Robert Gnann has taken over as president of Wacker Chemie AG’s WACKER SILICONES division effective April 1, 2016, he comes to WACKER from Momentive Performance Materials, where he headed the...

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Jan 20, 2016 | Industry News

WACKER Decides to Expand its Silicone Fluids Production Capacity

WACKER Group has expanded its production capacity for functional silicone fluids at its Burghausen site. WACKER is meeting the global demand for specialty fluids and silicone emulsions in the...

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Nov 2, 2015 | Industry News

WACKER Announces Q3 2015 Financial Results

In Q3 2015, Wacker Chemie AG achieved substantial sales growth year over year, especially thanks to higher volumes and favorable exchange-rate effects. The Munich-based chemical company posted sales...

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Dec 19, 2016 | Industry News

Dr. Tobias Brandis Appointed as New President of WACKER POLYSILICON

Dr. Tobias Brandis is taking over as president of the WACKER POLYSILICON division effective January 1, 2017. Brandis was previously Chief Financial Officer of the Group’s US subsidiary. He succeeds...

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Oct 7, 2016 | Industry News

WACKER Establishes New R&D Center for Silicones Business Development

WACKER has expanded its research & development facilities for silicones by establishing a new R&D center located in Ann Arbor, USA. The facility is dedicated to support WACKER’s overall business and...

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Mar 22, 2016 | Product News

WACKER at in-cosmetics 2016: to Present Self-Emulsifying Phenyl Silicone Fluid

At in-cosmetics 2016, the Munich-based chemical company WACKER is presenting several novel products, focusing on the gloss agent BELSIL® PF 200, which is a modified phenyl silicone fluid and permits...

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Nov 3, 2015 | Product News

WACKER at in-cosmetics Asia 2015: Launches BELSIL® EG 5 & OW 2100 Silicones for Cosmetics

WACKER presents two novel products at in-cosmetics Asia 2015: BELSIL® EG 5, a silicone elastomer gel, and BELSIL® OW 2100, a siloxane glycol copolymer. Developed for skin-care products, BELSIL® EG 5...

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Sep 30, 2015 | Product News

WACKER at in-cosmetics Brasil: Launches Self-Emulsifying Silicone Fluid for Water-based Formulations

WACKER launches a new phenyl silicone fluid for water-based formulations at in-cosmetics Brazil. Its high refractive index enables the formulation of shampoos, conditioners and hair sprays that...

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