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Household & Cleaning Solutions Technical Service Course: Household Care & Tissue

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This seminar provides overview of the possibilities of silicones in household care and tissue applications.


Basic knowledge of chemistry


Day 1:

  • General introduction to the market segment
  • Silicones for tissues
  • Lab tour

Day 2:

  • Silicones for foam control
  • Silicones for tissue care
  • Silicones for surface care
  • Hands-on portion in the lab

Seminar language


Seminar objectives

This two-day seminar on silicones for the household care industry offers a good mix of theory and hands-on training in our laboratory. The course provides an interesting overview of the possibilities that the unique properties of silicones offer in this branch of industry.

Target audience

Sales managers, distributors, technical managers, marketing managers

Fee (includes value-added tax)

Free of charge

Number of participants

6 - 12


Dr. Christof Brehm

Dr. Christof Brehm studied chemistry and wrote his doctoral thesis in organic chemistry at the university Saarbrücken. He started his career in various R&D positions at the Max-Planck-Institute Kohlenforschung (Mühlheim/Ruhr), at ALTANA Pharma AG and at BASF SE. In 2008, he joined Wacker Chemie AG’s Innovation Silicones group. Since 2017, he has led – as Technical Manager – the application laboratory for developments in the field of Household Care and is, in this respect, the technical contact for all customers of the EMEA region.

Dr. Tassilo Habereder

Dr. Tassilo Habereder studied chemistry and wrote his PhD thesis in inorganic chemistry. Before he joined Wacker Chemie AG, he had worked in various positions for Ciba Speciality Chemicals (now BASF). Since 2009, he has been working as technical manager and laboratory head for Personal Care applications at Wacker Chemie AG. Moreover, he works as Global Technical Champion for WACKER skin and color care applications.

Peter Kapinos

After his chemical training, Peter Kapinos studied Business Administration and then joined WACKER in 2003. He has held a number of functions, including Senior Business Planning Manager at our WACKER POLYSILICON and WACKER SILICONES divisions. Since 2016, he has been Marketing Manager for the Household Care segment.


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