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WACKER ACADEMY Middle East and Africa

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Flourishing markets and bustling commerce are typical features of the Middle East and Africa. Silicones and polymers play a key part in meeting the region’s demands and are the basis for innovative construction technology. We can assist you in this emerging region. How? By providing you with technical support, know-how transfer and service tailored to these materials!

Customized Seminars for Local Trends

The climatic and geographical peculiarities found in Middle Eastern and African countries present a unique challenge as regards to materials and their applications. A special kind of expertise is needed here. And that is exactly what our WACKER ACADEMY Middle East and Africa seminar program offers.
Profit from the invaluable knowledge of our experts and leverage customized solutions that fit your needs and regional concerns precisely.

Do you want...

  • Skilled sales and marketing employees who need to understand products and applications in detail and to constantly expand on what they know?
  • Your engineering and laboratory staff, for example, to receive training on our products and applications?
  • To discover new solutions and trends that meet your market requirements?
  • To refresh and expand your own expertise?

Then WACKER ACADEMY Middle East and Africa is right for you.

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Focusing on practical aspects

“Our training courses don’t just look at the products themselves, but deal, in particular, with best-practice applications too,” explains Mohammed Sanaobar, Regional Technical Director and head of WACKER ACADEMY Middle East & Africa.

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Broadening our horizons

We look forward to welcoming experts whose curiosity has been aroused, as well as anyone who wants to find out more! Exchange views with other specialists about the uses of polymers and silicones, try out the formulations for yourself, and experience the wide array of applications.

Tightly intermeshed network

Take advantage of our well-established network with links to other industry partners, as well as to the authorities and industry/trade associations. We are in close contact with these bodies, sharing our knowledge on the latest standards from around the world and ensuring that high-quality products become accepted in our region.

Individual solutions

“The greatest challenges facing our region are to do with a lack of standards and sometimes the absence of appropriate expertise,” explains a participant of a WACKER ACADEMY course in Dubai

Let Us Introduce Ourselves

Established in 2010, the WACKER ACADEMY is linked to the technical center in Dubai. Our training facilities include laboratories for construction chemicals, paints and coatings, elastomers and adhesives.

We offer you the following training formats:
- Classroom training that combines theory and practice
- Online courses
- Individual training at your premises
- Symposia and expert panels
- Workshops
- Live demos

We Focus on the Following:

Construction Sector (Polymers and Silicones)

Paints and Coatings (Polymers and Silicones)

Energy, Electrical Engineering and Electronics (Silicones)

Cosmetic Applications / Health Care (Silicones)

Seminar Courses Available in the Middle East and Africa (Dubai)

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Ceramic Tile Adhesives and Tile Grouts

Middle East and Africa (Dubai) Instructor-led training Customers

This two-day seminar offers a mix of theory and hands-on experience with different tile adhesives and tile grouts. Course content will also include the main benefits of using VINNAPAS® dispersible polymer powders.

Upon request

Concrete Protection and Impregnation

Middle East and Africa (Dubai) Instructor-led training Distributors

This course presents the latest technology for repair mortar applications and describes the use of silicone in concrete impregnation.

Upon request

Cut Costs with Energy-Efficient Facades

Middle East and Africa (Dubai) Instructor-led training Customers

This one-day seminar provides a good mix of theory and hands-on experience, focusing on the effectiveness of EIFS.

Upon request

Dry-Mix Mortars with VINNAPAS® Dispersible Polymer Powders

Middle East and Africa (Dubai) Instructor-led training Customers

This two-day seminar offers a good mix of theory and practice on key dry-mix mortar applications and the benefits of using VINNAPAS® dispersible polymer powders and dispersions.

Upon request

Energy-Efficient Facades with WACKER Construction Chemicals

Middle East and Africa (Dubai) Instructor-led training Customers

This two-day seminar offers a mix of theory and practice on the main pillars of EIFS and the key benefits of using VINNAPAS® dispersible polymer powders and SILRES®products.

Upon request

Fundamentals of Silicone Elastomers

Middle East and Africa (Dubai) Instructor-led training Customers

Through presentations and small case studies, this course will familiarize you with the fundamentals of silicone elastomers and their applications.

Upon request

Optimized Flooring Compounds with VINNAPAS® Dispersible Polymer Powders

Middle East and Africa (Dubai) Instructor-led training Customers

This two-day seminar offers a mix of theory and hands-on experience surrounding the key properties of self-leveling compounds. Course content will also include the main benefits of using VINNAPAS® dispersible polymer powders.

Upon request

Perfect Floor Screeds - Self-Leveling Flooring Compounds

Middle East and Africa (Dubai) Instructor-led training Customers

This one-day seminar offers a good mix of theory and practice, focusing on the effectiveness of flooring compounds.

Upon request

Preventing Water Loss with Cementitious Waterproofing Systems

Middle East and Africa (Dubai) Instructor-led training Customers

This one-day seminar offers a good mix of theory and practice, focusing on the effectiveness of cementitious waterproofing systems.

Upon request

Silanes for Concrete Protection

Middle East and Africa (Dubai) Instructor-led training Customers

This one-day seminar about SILRES® impregnating agents for concrete is a good mixture of theoretical presentations and practical training in our lab.

Upon request

Silicone Coatings for Flooring Applications

Middle East and Africa (Dubai) Instructor-led training Customers

This one-day seminar offers a mix of theory and practice surrounding key aspects of innovative silane-terminated binders used for the impregnation of cementitious floorings.

Upon request

Solid and Liquid Silicone Rubber

Middle East and Africa (Dubai) Instructor-led training Distributors

This course will provide informative technical and commercial training on silicone rubber, equipping you with the knowledge and tools you need to excel.

Upon request

Trends in Paints and Coatings

Middle East and Africa (Dubai) Instructor-led training Distributors, Customers

In this course, you will learn about the composition of paints and coatings and how VINNAPAS® polymer binders and silicone additives improve their properties.

Upon request

Wacker Chemicals Middle East FZE

WACKER ACADEMY Dubai
Dubai Silicon Oasis
Dubai
United Arab Emirates
+971 4 709-9999

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