Wacker Builds Vinyl Monomers Plant | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 93 Issue 10 | p. 21 | Concentrates
Issue Date: March 9, 2015

Wacker Builds Vinyl Monomers Plant

Department: Business
Keywords: specialty monomers, construction chemicals
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Wacker’s Burghausen, Germany, site, where it is building a specialty monomers plant.
Credit: Wacker
Picture inside the Wacker plant.
 
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Wacker’s Burghausen, Germany, site, where it is building a specialty monomers plant.
Credit: Wacker

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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