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Wacker to Expand Dispersions Capacity in Korea

12:09 PM MDT | September 24, 2012 | Ian Young

Wacker-Chemie says it will almost doubled production capacity for vinyl acetate-ethylene (VAE) copolymer dispersions at Ulsan, Korea. The company plans to build a 40,000-m.t./year VAE dispersions plant at Ulsan, for startup in January 2013. The project, estimated to cost about €10 ($12.9 million) million, will make the enlarged Ulsan complex one of the biggest of its kind in Korea, Wacker says. It will help to meet growing demand for high-quality VAE dispersions, particularly in Southeast Asia, the company says. Wacker says its existing VAE...

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