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Tsukuba, Japan

Located near Tokyo, the WACKER ACADEMY in Tsukuba is focused on advanced training on silicone products used in the automotive, electronics, sealants and personal-care industries.

A Focus on Specialty Silicones: WACKER ACADEMY Japan

Planned in the early 1960s as a “City of Science,” Tsukuba is home to three universities, over 300 public and private research centers, and, as of 1999, a WACKER production site. And in the spring of 2017 we opened a WACKER ACADEMY branch.

Production, R&D, application technology, training and professional development are all united here under one roof – a unique combination for Japan and an important milestone in our regional growth strategy.

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Courses focusing on specific topics

  • Personal-care and cosmetic products
  • Hybrid polymers for adhesives and sealants
  • Multipurpose elastomers, moldmaking, RTV 2 grades, plastic additives for improving processing and product properties
  • Optical bonding, encapsulants and sealants for the electronics industry
  • Antifoam agents for the chemical industry

Training formats

  • Theoretical and practical classroom training
  • Participation in symposia and expert panels

Seminars in Japan (Tsukuba)

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Basics of Hybrid Polymers for Sealants and Adhesives

Japan (Tsukuba) Instructor-led training Customers

This seminar presents the basics of hybrid polymers, including the product portfolio, applications, formulations, the production process, and differences from Kaneka MS polymers.

Upon request

GENIOPLAST® for Higher-Performing Plastics in the Automotive and Construction Industries

Japan (Tsukuba) Instructor-led training Distributors

This seminar demonstrates the positive effects, including improved processability, of GENIOPLAST® on the properties of plastics used in the automotive, construction and other chemical industries.

Upon request

Silicone Elastomers for Beginners

Japan (Tsukuba) Instructor-led training Distributors

This seminar presents the basics of silicone elastomers for molding applications. Participants will learn the fundamental aspects of silicone elastomers, their handling, and how to process silicone elastomer compounds into molded parts.

Upon request

Silicone Emulsions in the Chemical Industry (Car Polish, Offset Printing, Aluminum Die Casting, Wate

Japan (Tsukuba) Instructor-led training Distributors

This seminar presents the range of silicone emulsion products and addresses the technical advantages of using them in various industries, especially car care, printing, die casting and water treatment.

Upon request

WACKER ACADEMY Japan will interest you if

  • Your employees want to learn about our products and applications in detail and understand them better
  • You would like training for new employees

Wacker Asahikasei Silicone Co., Ltd.

1500-3 Mukou Ueno, Chikusei-shi
Ibaraki PRF 300-4522
+81 296 38-5630

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