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Wacker Commissions Silicone Polymers and Fluids Plant in China

4:46 AM MDT | October 20, 2010 | Natasha Alperowicz

Wacker Chemie today inaugurated its silicone polymer plant at Zhangjiagang, China. The plant also makes downstream silicone products, including fluids. It forms part of Wacker's €30 million investment in the Zhangjiagang silicone production system. "Our new silicone polymer facility at Zhangjiagang is another milestone toward optimally satisfying soaring customer demand on China's growth markets," says Carlos Weise, president/silicones at Wacker. The company's business in China is generating double-digit growth, outperforming the world market, he...

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