Press Releases 2018
Dec 17, 2018
International Automotive Electronics Technology Expo 2019 - WACKER and Fuji Polymer Industries Announce Close Collaboration on Silicone-Based Thermal Interface Materials
Munich-based chemical group WACKER and Japan-based Fuji Polymer Industries announced to intensify their collaborative work on the develop¬ment of innovative thermal interface materials today
Oct 29, 2018
WACKER's Newly Acquired Pharmaceutical Protein Production SynCo Bio Partners B.V. in the Netherlands is Now Wacker Biotech B.V.
As of November 1, 2018, the pharmaceutical protein production facility in the Netherlands acquired by WACKER with its takeover of SynCo Bio Partners Luxembourg S.à r.l., will be renamed Wacker Biotech B.V.
Oct 05, 2018
WACKER Confers Innovation Award for the Development of Novel Binders for Adhesives and Coatings
Munich-based chemical group WACKER has conferred this year’s Alexander Wacker Innovation Award on Dr. Lars Zander and Dr. Volker Stanjek from the WACKER SILICONES business division in recognition of their work on the development of new binders.
Sep 07, 2018
WACKER POLYMERS Binders Based on Renewable Resources Certified
The Munich-based WACKER chemical company is the world’s first manufacturer capable of using renewable resources to produce commercial quantities not only of dispersions based on vinyl acetate-ethylene copolymer (VAE), but also of further products based on vinyl acetate – all known by the VINNAPAS® brand.
Jul 02, 2018
German Rubber Conference DKT 2018: WACKER Showcases Addition-Curing Solid Silicone Rubber Grades with New Hardnesses
The Munich-based chemical group WACKER is showcasing addition-curing solid silicone rubbers for the plastics-processing industry at this year’s German Rubber Conference DKT.
Jun 12, 2018
WACKER POLYMERS to Raise Prices for Dispersions and Dispersible Polymer Powders
WACKER POLYMERS is raising its prices for vinyl-acetate-ethylene-based copolymer dispersions, dispersible polymer powders and solid resins of its VINNAPAS®, VINNOL®, ETONIS®, VINNACEL® and SMARGO® brands worldwide.
May 09, 2018
Annual Shareholders’ Meeting: Peter-Alexander Wacker Re-elected Chairman of Supervisory Board
Peter-Alexander Wacker remains at the helm of Wacker Chemie AG’s Supervisory Board. Today, the Board unanimously elected the 67-year-old businessman as its chairman at its constituent session, held directly after the 2018 Annual Shareholders’ Meeting.
Mar 22, 2018
Bavaria’s State-Wide “Young Scientists” Competition (“Jugend forscht”): 14 High School Students and Trainees Qualify for National Competition
For four days, 79 young people from all over Bavaria presented their scientific and technical projects to a specialist jury and the public at the state-wide “Young Scientists” competition in Munich.
Mar 22, 2018
Paint Istanbul 2018: WACKER Presents a New Dispersible Polymer Powder with Exceptional Balance between Tensile Adhesive Strength and Flexibility
At Paint Istanbul, WACKER is premiering the flexible dispersible polymer powder VINNAPAS® 4240 N, which offers an exceptionally good balance between flexibility and tensile adhesive strength.
Mar 06, 2018
Bavaria’s “Young Scientists” Competition: From an Ergonomic Pinboard to Intelligent Pillboxes – The Next Round of the Young Scientists Competition Begins
In a few days it will be that time again: From March 19 to 22, participants in Bavaria’s Young Scientists competition will present their research at the Deutsches Museum’s transport center.