Tsukuba - Wacker Chemie AG



Tsukuba Japan

Tsukuba factory is part of Wacker Asahikasei Silicone Co., Ltd (AWS) which was established in 1999 as a joint venture between Wacker Chemie AG and Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation, a leading Japanese chemical company.

At Tsukuba (former Akeno) factory, wide variety of products are produced to serve the customers mainly in Japan. The product lines include silicone emulsions, HTV rubbers, RTV rubbers and liquid silicone rubber (LSR).

The Tsukuba factory boast the state-of-the-art equipment for product and process development, technical service, production and warehousing. Synthesis laboratory is the latest major investment made at Akeno factory in order to increase the technical competence at AWS.

Facts & Figures about the Site
Location Approx. 100 km north-east of Tokyo, Japan
Area 30,000 m²
Products Silicone Emulsions, Fluids, RTV Rubber, HTV Rubber, LSR


Wacker Asahikasei Silicone Co., Ltd.

Tsukuba site
1500-3 Mukou Ueno, Chikusei-shi
Ibaraki PRF 300-4522
Phone: +81 296 38-5630
Fax: +81 296 52-5635