Wacker is an independent, globally operating company and successfully active in the field of scientific research, manufacturing and sales of chemical-technical products.
Since the 1980s, Wacker has been intensively involved in industrial biotechnological products and processes. According to its own market research, Wacker is the global market leader with biotechnologically produced cyclodextrins and fermentative cysteine.
Wacker is currently developing new biotechnological processes to economically produce basic chemicals such as ethylene and acetic acid from renewable raw materials. Acetic acid and ethylene are the basic ingredients of vinyl acetate, which Wacker processes into polymer binders, among other things.