IHS Chemical Week

World News and Views :: Top of the News

Wacker Adds Polysilicon Capacity at Two Sites in Germany

2:25 AM MDT | March 14, 2011 | Natasha Alperowicz

Wacker Chemie is investing €130 million ($179 million) in a project to add a combined 10,000 m.t./year polysilicon capacity at two sites in Germany.  At Burghausen the company will raise capacity from 32,000 m.t./year to 37,000 m.t./year through a debottlenecking project.  At Nünchritz, meanwhile, Wacker's 10,000 m.t./year polysilicon production unit currently under construction and due for completion by year end will be expanded to 15,000 m.t.//year. First volumes from the debottlenecking projects will be available in 2012, the company says...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week subscriber yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine a year in print or digital format
  • Real time news and analysis on chemweek.com 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now


contact us | about us | privacy policy | sitemap

ihsCopyright © IHS, Inc.All rights reserved.Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa