WACKER SILICONES is a business division of Munich-based Wacker Chemie AG, and ranks among the world's leading silane and silicone producers. Our wide-ranging capabilities and technological expertise are used daily in consumer applications and are reflected in over 3,000 highly specialized and innovative products. Its portfolio ranges from silicone fluids, emulsions, resins, elastomers, and sealants to silanes and pyrogenic silicas.
Silicones offer highly diverse product properties for virtually unlimited applications. They offer thermal stability, weatherability, hydrophobic and hydrophilic surface properties, and excellent release, lubricating and dielectric characteristics. Silicones are used in a broad variety of industries ranging from the automotive, construction and chemical sectors, through medical and health care, electrical engineering, electronics, plastics, cosmetics and consumer care, to textiles, pulp and paper and metal processing.
WACKER SILICONES North American headquarters is Wacker Chemical Corporation, located in Adrian, MI near Detroit. It has earned the RC 14001, ISO-9001 and ISO-14001 designations, indicative of passing stringent inspections of the company's processes and procedures for the production of products of the highest environmental and quality standards. The company is an active participant of the American Chemistry Council's Responsible Care® program.