Saxony’s State Governor Michael Kretschmer visited WACKER’s site in Nünchritz, where he talked to company executives, plant management, the employee council, and employees.
WACKER attended the European Coatings Show 2019 in Nuremberg, presenting new polymeric binders, pyrogenic silicas and silicones for paints, adhesives and construction solutions. The company also focused on polymeric binders based on renewable raw materials.
WACKER dedicated a new production line for silicone elastomers at its Zhangjiagang site in China.
WACKER acquired a s take in British battery material specialist Nexeon Ltd., thus intensifying WACKER research into silicon-based materials for high-performance batteries.
Following a 20-month construction phase, WACKER opened a new spray dryer in Ulsan, South Korea, for manufacturing dispersible polymer powders.
A key project for digital communication was completed when WACKER relaunched its website. The technology, content and structure of the Group website were all completely updated.
President & CEO Dr. Rudolf Staudigl and Site Manager Dr. Dieter Gilles welcomed German Minister of Finance and Vice Chancellor Olaf Scholz to the Burghausen site. Mr. Scholz learned about silicon deposition processes and about the significance of WACKER POLYSILICON products in protecting the climate.