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Wacker hikes dispersible polymer powders capacity in Germany

2:52 AM MDT | June 2, 2014 | Natasha Alperowicz

Wacker Chemie announced today that it will spend €20 million ($27.2 million) to expand the capacity of its dispersible polymer powders capacity at Burghausen, Germany. The company is adding 50,000 m.t./year capacity by the first quarter of 2015. “The capacity expansion strengthens our global position as a leading manufacturer of dispersible polymer powders,” says Arno von der Eltz, president/polymers at Wacker.   The expansion will meet rising demand, driven by worldwide trends such as urbanization, renovation, and energy efficiency, as well...

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