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Wacker launches production at expanded VAE dispersions plant in Korea

5:16 AM MST | February 6, 2013 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

Wacker Chemie has launched production at an additional plant for vinyl acetate-ethylene (VAE) copolymer dispersions at its Ulsan facility, in South Korea, the company announced today. The additional 40,000 m.t./year from the facility's second reactor line has almost doubled the site’s VAE-dispersion capacity, to a total of 90,000 m.t./year, making it one of the biggest complexes of its kind in South Korea. About €10.0 million ($13.5 million) was invested in the expansion project, which was announced in September 2012. The expansion is in...

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