Wacker Commissions Silicone Rubber Compounding Plant in India
The Munich-based chemical group Wacker AG has commissioned a compounding plant at its joint venture site Wacker Metroark Chemicals Pvt. Ltd. near Kolkata, India, for the manufacture of ready-to-use silicone elastomers. The plant is designed for an annual production volume of several thousand metric tons and can be expanded in stages as demand requires. It is intended to supply India’s strongly growing economy with high-quality silicone com-pounds faster and more flexibly. Several million EUR are planned for investment in this plant.
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