Develops and manufactures chemical products
Wacker Chemie AG engages in the manufacturing and distribution of chemical products. The company operates its business through six segments: Polymers, Siltronic, Silicones, Polysilicon, Biosolutions and Others. The Polymers segment creates binders, dispersible polymer powders, and dispersions. The Siltronic segment includes hyper pure silicon wafers. The Silicones segment produces based fluids, emulsions, resins, elastomers, sealants, silanes and pyrogenic silica for various applications. The Polysilicon segment involves hyperpure polysilicon, chlorosilanes and pyrogenic silicas for the semiconductor and electronics industries. The Biosolutions segment fabricates fine chemicals like proteins, cyclodextirins, cysteine, and acetate solid resins. The company was founded on October 13, 1914 and is headquartered in Munich, Germany.