Issue Date: March 9, 2015
Wacker Builds Vinyl Monomers Plant
Wacker Chemie is building a plant at its flagship manufacturing site in Burghausen, Germany, that will produce vinyl neodecanoate and vinyl laurate, specialty monomers for dispersible polymer powders used in tile adhesives and other binders. The company says the plant will cost about $9 million and have capacity for 3,800 metric tons per year when it opens next quarter.
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