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WACKER Rearranges its Distribution Network for Silicone & Polymer Products in Europe

Published on 2014-05-30. Author : SpecialChem

Munich -- WACKER, the Munich-based chemical company, reorganizes its distribution network for silicone and polymer products in Central and Eastern Europe. As part of a regional optimization process, the already existing partners IMCD, Euro-Him-1, Hellermann, Radka, Revada and Variachem will be entrusted with the distribution of WACKER’s product range for silicones and polymers. Effective July 1, 2014, these partners will replace the previous distribution partner Brenntag CEE.

The chemicals distributors IMCD, Euro-Him-1, Hellermann, Radka, Revada and Variachem are already distributing products from the Group’s silicones and polymers portfolio in different regions. As part of the reorganization of the distribution network in Central and Eastern Europe, WACKER is further extending these partnerships.

With over 3,000 highly specialized and innovative products, WACKER is also one of the largest silicone manufacturers worldwide. The portfolio ranges from silicone fluids, emulsions, resins, elastomers and sealants to silanes and pyrogenic silica. These products find application in such sectors as construction, chemicals, cosmetics, textiles, automotive, paper and electronics. WACKER is a leading producer of state-of-the-art binders and polymeric additives based on polyvinyl acetate and vinyl acetate copolymers. These take the form of dispersible polymer powders, dispersions, solid resins, and solutions. They are used in construction chemicals, paints, surface coatings, adhesives and nonwovens, and in fiber composites and polymeric materials based on renewable resources.

About WACKER

WACKER is a globally active chemical company with some 16,000 employees and annual sales of around €4.48 billion (2013). WACKER has a global network of 25 production sites, 21 technical competence centers and 52 sales offices.

Source: Wacker


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