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Wacker Chemie AG is a worldwide operating company in the chemical business, founded 1914. The company is controlled by the Wacker-family holding more than 50 percent of the shares. The corporation is operating more than 25 production sites in Europe, Asia, and the Americas. The product range includes silicone rubbers, polymer products like ethylene vinyl acetate redispersible polymer powder, chemical materials, polysilicon and wafers for semiconductor industry. The company sells its products in more than 100 countries. As of 31 December 2010 16,314 employees have been with Wacker. Corporate annual sales in 2010 were about 4,75 billion Euros, up 28% compared to 2009.The biggest production site of Wacker Chemie is the Burghausen plant in the south-east of Bavaria, Germany, with about 10,000 employees. The US headquarters are located at Adrian, Michigan. Wikipedia.

Wacker Chemie AG | Date: 2015-10-16

The invention relates to a one-pot process for producing a candy gum in which a sugar/glucose syrup mixture concentrated by a boiling process, or a mixture of crystalline polyols, or a polyol syrup mixture is mixed with gum base raw materials and also gelling agents, taste agents, and optionally sweeteners, wherein the gum base raw materials used are solely polyvinyl acetate, vinyl acetate-vinyl laurate copolymer, fat, wax and emulsifier.

Wacker Chemie AG | Date: 2015-08-26

A carbon electrode has a conical or pyramidal tip, wherein the tip is surrounded on its side by a raised edge.

Wacker Chemie AG | Date: 2015-10-21

The present invention relates to silicone compositions which can be crosslinked thermally by hydrosilylation, a process for producing them, platinum catalysts used for this purpose and the use of the crosslinkable compositions.

Wacker Chemie AG | Date: 2015-03-25

Cleaning industrial plant components to remove silane, metal halide, and organometallic halide contaminants and mixtures thereof, involves treating the plant components with a liquid nitrile or amine or mixture thereof or with a solution of a nitrile or amine or mixture thereof in an aprotic solvent.

Wacker Chemie AG | Date: 2014-03-26

A process for the preparation of vinyl acetate by a heterogeneously catalysed, continuous gas-phase reaction of ethylene, acetic acid and oxygen in a reactor, where process heat liberated during the reaction is removed from the reactor by means of heat exchange with water, generating intrinsic steam, the product mixture leaving the reactor and comprising ethylene, vinyl acetate, acetic acid, water, carbon dioxide and inert gases is separated by distillation using one or more azeotrope columns and/or one or more pure distillation columns, wherein at least one azeotrope column and/or pure distillation column contains packings, and intrinsic steam is used at least partially for introducing energy into the thus-equipped azeotrope columns and/or pure distillation columns.

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