IMCD extends its partnership with Wacker in Germany, SEE and Poland.

ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands (09 July, 2014) - IMCD N.V. is proud to announce that effective 1st August 2014, it will extend its current Wacker portfolio to include HDK® pyrogenic silica products in Germany and as of 1st July 2014, has entered an agreement with Wacker for their range of silicones and polymers in SEE and Poland.

IMCD partners with Wacker for several market segments in Europe, South Africa and Asia-Pacific. The addition of HDK® pyrogenic silica products to IMCD’s current Wacker portfolio in Germany will cover construction, paints, personal care, nutrition, plastics, sealants, adhesives and silicone elastomer applications.

Already distributing products from Wacker’s silicones and polymers portfolio in different regions, the new agreement in SEE and Poland includes a broad range of silicone fluids, emulsions, resins, elastomers and sealants. These products are used for several applications in markets such as coatings, construction, cosmetics, homecare, textiles, automotive, paper and electronics.

“IMCD is delighted to build on its successful partnership with Wacker in Germany, SEE and Poland” comments Julia Lambers, International Product Manager Wacker. “Wacker is one of the largest silicone manufacturers worldwide as well as a leading producer of state-of-the-art binders and polymeric additives. Our expansion into SEE & Poland will enable us to provide enhanced technical solutions and value to our customers. Wacker’s HDK® pyrogenic silica will also be a great complement to our portfolio in Germany and will further strengthen our offering to the market.”