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Wacker expands technical centre in Singapore
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Mar '16
Germany based speciality chemicals producer Wacker has inaugurated its expanded technical centre in Singapore, by adding a new laboratory for developing and testing silicone elastomers.

“At the same time, the labs for silicones and polymeric binders, dedicated to construction applications have been expanded and refurbished,” a Wacker press release said.

The regional competence centre will now provide technical support for customers in the electronics, personal and health care, textile, automotive, coatings and construction industry, among others.

With the expansion, Wacker has increased its expertise in applications technology, know-how transfer and service, thereby meeting its customers' needs for high-quality silicone and polymer products in Southeast Asia.

Spanning an area of more than 1,500 square metres, Wacker's regional competence centre now houses both customer development, applications technology, and a training facility for silicones and polymers applications.

“Our sales in the region have grown significantly over the recent years, and we see further potential for strong future growth in the region,” Wacker executive board member Christian Hartel said.

“Consequently, the Group is investing continuously in its Singapore technical center and customer services,” he added.

“The expanded facility will strengthen our position as one of the leading silicones and polymers manufacturers in Southeast Asia and provide a basis for future growth,” Hartel explained.

The technical center Singapore has been supporting customers in the development of new products and applications since 2007, taking local raw materials and environmental conditions into consideration.

“Our aim is to support our local customers by realising their individual requirements and to develop and test innovative applications together with them,” said Patrick Wolf, MD of Wacker Southeast Asia.

“With the new labs and our expanded portfolio, we are setting new standards in service, advice and transfer of expertise, offering our customers and business partners' considerable added value,” Wolf stated.

Wacker has been supplying chemical products to Southeast Asia for a number of years and Wacker Chemicals (South Asia) Pte. Ltd., which was established in 1984, coordinates regional sales.

Since 2007, the company also operates a technical centre in Singapore and by having the sales office and technical centre under the same roof; Wacker has created ideal working conditions.

“This enables sales-office and technical-centre staff to collaborate closely to provide optimum customer support,” the German company informed in the press release.

Wacker also has technical centres in countries like Australia, China, India and South Korea and the company currently operates 22 such facilities around the world. (AR)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


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