MUNICH, Germany/MUMBAI, India – WACKER has opened a technical center in Mumbai, India, and has also opened its new dispersible powder and vinyl acetate ethylene dispersion plant in Nanjing, China.

Located in Goregaon, a suburb of Mumbai, the facility in India will serve as a regional competence center for developments and applications in the construction, coatings, plastics and textile-coatings industries. The main focus will be on construction polymers, silicone emulsions, sealants, silanes and silicone resins.

With an annual capacity of 30,000 metric tons of dispersible powder, the Nanjing plant is the largest of its kind in China. The aim of this investment project is to secure sufficient long-term VINNAPAS® polymer powder capacity and to guarantee Asia-Pacific customers consistently high delivery reliability and product quality in the future.