Volume 90 Issue 11 | p. 27 | Concentrates
Issue Date: March 12, 2012

Wacker Expands In Asian Markets

Department: Business
Keywords: VAE copolymer, polyvinyl acetate, technical center
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Wacker’s existing VAE plant in Nanjing, China.
Credit: Wacker Chemie
Wacker’s existing vinyl acetate-ethylene plant in Nanjing, China.
 
Wacker’s existing VAE plant in Nanjing, China.
Credit: Wacker Chemie

Wacker Chemie plans to invest $52 million to add a 60,000-metric-ton-per-year vinyl acetate-ethylene copolymer dispersions reactor and a 20,000-metric-ton polyvinyl acetate solid resins plant at its site in Nanjing, China. Both projects are scheduled for completion in 2013. The firm also recently expanded its technical center in Pangyo Techno Valley, in a suburb of Seoul, South Korea.

 
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