Wacker reorganizes distribution network for polymer products in Central and Eastern Europe; already existing partners IMCD, Euro-Him-1, Hellermann, Radka, Revada and Variachem will replace previous distribution partner Brenntag CEE, effective July 1

MUNICH , May 23, 2014 (press release) – WACKER, the Munich-based chemical company, reorganizes its distribution network for silicone and polymer products in Central and Eastern Europe. As part of a regional optimization process, the already existing partners IMCD, Euro-Him-1, Hellermann, Radka, Revada and Variachem will be entrusted with the distribution of WACKER’s product range for silicones and polymers. Effective July 1, 2014, these partners will replace the previous distribution partner Brenntag CEE.

The chemicals distributors IMCD, Euro-Him-1, Hellermann, Radka, Revada and Variachem are already distributing products from the Group’s silicones and polymers portfolio in different regions. As part of the reorganization of the distribution network in Central and Eastern Europe, WACKER is further extending these partnerships.

With over 3,000 highly specialized and innovative products, WACKER is also one of the largest silicone manufacturers worldwide. The portfolio ranges from silicone fluids, emulsions, resins, elastomers and sealants to silanes and pyrogenic silica. These products find application in such sectors as construction, chemicals, cosmetics, textiles, automotive, paper and electronics.

WACKER is a leading producer of state-of-the-art binders and polymeric additives based on polyvinyl acetate and vinyl acetate copolymers. These take the form of dispersible polymer powders, dispersions, solid resins, and solutions. They are used in construction chemicals, paints, surface coatings, adhesives and nonwovens, and in fiber composites and polymeric materials based on renewable resources.

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