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Hoechst, Wacker plan joint venture.

Provided permission is granted by the German cartel authorities, Hoechst AG, Frankfurt, and Wacker-Chemie GmbH, Munich, will enter into a joint venture in the PVC segment. Under terms of the venture, the two companies will combine R&D, production, engineering, marketing, sales and environmental activities. The PVC film and sheeting businesses, however, will remain with Hoechst.

The two companies combined have an annual production capacity of 620,000 tons; facilities are located at Gendorf, Knapsack, Burghausen and Cologne-Merkenich. Applications for the PVC materials include automotive trim, plasticizers, artificial leather, injection molded parts and cable insulation.
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Title Annotation:Hoechst AG and Wacker-Chemie GmbH contract to combine research and development, marketing sales and production of polyvinyl chloride products
Publication:Nonwovens Industry
Article Type:Brief Article
Date:Jan 1, 1993
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