Wacker Names New Vinnapas® And Vinnol® Distributors In Switzerland And Brazil

As part of its ongoing consolidation of its Vinnapas® and Vinnol® brand polymer dispersions
distribution networks, Germany-based chemical manufacturer Wacker Chemie AG has transferred its
polymer dispersion business in Switzerland from Grolmann AG to IMCD Switzerland AG. Brazil-based
chemical distributor quantiQ will take over distribution of Vinnapas and Vinnol in Brazil.

Vinnapas and Vinnol polymer dispersions are used mainly as binders in a variety of
applications from adhesives, nonwovens, paints and coatings to construction chemicals, paper,
carpet and textiles.

January 5, 2010