ACEO® Real Silicones

Webinar | Customers & Distributors


Real silicones– ACEO® IMAGINE material performance


  • About Wacker / ACEO
  • Real Silicone Elastomers
  • Mechanical / XYZ performance
  • Multi-material performance
  • Rubber comparison
  • Q&A

Seminar objectives

Main purpose is to inform about ACEO 3D printing with silicones services from basics to new technology developments

Target audience

Silicone customers, ACEO multipliers, 3D networks, prototyping companies, spare part providers

Seminar language


Fee (includes value-added tax)

0.00 EUR

Number of participants

1 - 500


Schmidt, Axel

Axel Schmidt

Axel Schmidt is Vice President of 3D Printing at Wacker and Head of ACEO®. He has held increasingly responsible sales and management positions within WACKER – some related to silicone rubber. Schmidt began his career with WACKER in 1994 as a management trainee, progressing to his first of three overseas assignments in the United States as Business Line Manager-Sealants in Adrian, MI before moving to California as President of Precision Silicones, Inc. (SILMIX®). Returning to Germany in 2006, he was Director for Distribution Management and Managing Director of WACKER SCHOTT Solar GmbH as well as Director Rubber Solutions and he was responsible for WACKER’s silicones business in North and Central as Vice President from 2012 to 2017. Before his appointment at ACEO® he was as “Chief Digital Officer” responsible for Customer Experience and New Business Model.

Burke, Sarah

Sarah Burke

Sarah Burke studied at Eastern Michigan University, where she received a Master of Science degree in 2015. She began her career with WACKER in 2016 as a research and development scientist in the newly established SILICONES R&D Center in Ann Arbor, MI, where she helped to develop products for the personal care and decorative coating market segments. Sarah joined the ACEO® team in fall 2018 with responsibility for the US Open Print Lab.

Klaassen, Egbert

Egbert Klaassen

Egbert Klaassen is an Industrial Design Engineer (MSc) by education. He has worked in different functions at major chemical companies throughout his career. He has experience with a variety of chemical technologies such as engineering plastics, silicones as well as specialty monomers. He also has in-depth knowledge of multiple market segments such as healthcare, pharmaceuticals, automotive, electronics, consumer goods and paints & coatings. Egbert joined the ACEO® team, WACKER’s 3D printing with silicones service, in June 2018 where has been responsible for marketing until today