are in R&D
WACKER started its success story in R&D. Our research facility was founded in the early 1900s, and it is where we started pioneering silicones in 1947. Our innovation ranges in industries from automotive to healthcare to energy. Our next silicone-based R&D project could be for you.
Part of an
SILMIX® is part of the WACKER global network, with technical centers and lab facilities around the globe. Our experts can draw on formulation know-how and application experience gained worldwide over decades. Contact us to learn more about our network.
At SILMIX® we make more than 4,000 products while maintaining seamless control and coordination of the entire manufacturing process. Every batch is subjected to rigorous tests and controls.
Reducing the Global
Silicones are made from silicon, one of the most common elements on Earth. Silicones make products more efficient, last longer and perform better, reducing the carbon footprint. The use of silicone products worldwide reduces CO2 emissions by 52 million tons per year.Learn More
With more than 10 production sites worldwide, WACKER ranks as one of the world’s largest manufacturers of silicones.
In the USA, WACKER operates three production sites for silicones: Adrian (Michigan), Chino (California) and North Canton (Ohio).Learn More