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New Wacker carpet tech center

10:58 AM MDT | April 1, 2013

Wacker Chemie says it has opened a technical center for carpet applications at Dalton, GA. The center has lab facilities for developing and testing polymeric binders for the carpet industry. It will be focused on developing new formulations with vinyl acetate-ethylene (VAE) copolymer dispersions and meeting the local demands of customers in the carpet industry. VAE dispersions are increasingly being used in place of traditional latexes as binders for bonding carpet backing, Wacker...

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