Germany-based Wacker Chemie AG — a manufacturer of binders and polymer additives used in coatings,
printing inks, construction chemicals and other applications — has opened a new US headquarters in
Allentown, Pa., for its Wacker Polymers division. The 6,200-square-meter site features a technical
center with research and applications labs, customer service, sales and marketing, and
administrative functions. Wacker also plans to establish a training center at the facility.