Wacker Chemie AG

Wacker Chemie AG

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WACKER is a globally active chemical company with some 17,000 employees and annual sales of around 5.3 billion (2015). Spanning the globe with five business divisions, we currently operate 25 production sites worldwide. WACKER is represented by subsidiaries and sales offices in 31 countries in the Americas, Asia, Australia and Europe.
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23 Jun 2021

WACKER SILICONES - Thermal Materials for EVs

WACKER produces many materials used in the EV market. This interview with IDTechEx focussed on their silicone thermal interface materials for EV battery packs.
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25 May 2021

BEV Thermal Management Innovation 2021

Battery Electric Vehicle Thermal Management Innovation 2021 was an online event that took place between 10th-14th May 2021. The focus was around thermal management materials, strategies and components for electric vehicles (EVs). This IDTechEx premium article presents some of the highlights.
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24 Feb 2021

ACEO Launches Hard/Soft Multi-Material 3D Printing

WACKER's ACEO team launches another new-to-the-world material combination that allows silicone elastomers and epoxy thermoset materials to be printed in one single print. The resulting combination of hard and soft materials enables designers and engineers to develop new, highly functional applications.
11 Jan 2021

Materials for Electric Vehicle Battery Cells and Packs 2021-2031

IDTechEx Report: Dr James Edmondson and Dr Alex Holland
24 Aug 2020

Materials for Electric Vehicles: Electric Motors, Battery Cells & Packs, HV Cabling 2020-2030

IDTechEx Report: Dr James Edmondson and Dr Alex Holland
5 Aug 2020

Li-ion Battery Patent Landscape 2020

IDTechEx Report: Dr Alex Holland
27 Mar 2020

Li-ion Batteries 2020-2030

IDTechEx Report: Dr Alex Holland
21 Oct 2019

The Li-ion Battery Supply Chain 2020-2030

IDTechEx Report: Dr Alex Holland
26 Mar 2019

ACEO launches US based open print lab

WACKER is launching its first U.S. based ACEO® Open Print Lab. The new facility, located at WACKER's Silicone R&D facility in Ann Arbor, MI, is equipped with 3D printers able to process a broad range of silicone rubber with different Shore A hardnesses and in varying colors.
14 Nov 2018

ACEO® 3D printing with electrically conductive silicone rubber

WACKER's ACEO team presents its latest innovation - 3D printing with electrically conductive silicone elastomers.
12 Oct 2018

ACEO signed up as member of International Advanced Manufacturing 3D

The membership allows ACEO to leverage the IAM 3D Hub end-to-end solutions platform, to partner with the network's stakeholders and to develop new technologies in cooperation with Leitat, IAM's technological center hosting the facilities in Barcelona.
15 May 2018

Silicone 3D printing for soft robotic grippers

Soft robotics mimic living organisms and adapt to their surroundings. Increased flexibility and adaptability for accomplishing tasks as well as improved safety when working around humans, stimulate the use in food industry, advanced manufacturing and e-commerce.
3 Aug 2017

3D printing with silicones can now be experienced first-hand

3D printing with silicones can now be experienced first-hand, guided by experts at the ACEO® Campus in Burghausen, Germany.
7 Jul 2017

Composites 2017-2027: Innovations, Opportunities, Market Forecasts

IDTechEx Report: Dr Richard Collins
11 May 2017

ACEO® - Pioneering 3D Printing With Silicones

ACEO, Germany
22 Mar 2017

Unparalleled market insights of 3D printing at the IDTechEx Show! -

IDTechEx are delighted to be back in Berlin on 10-11 May for the annual 3D Printing Europe event and offers the opportunity for key innovators and end-users across several verticals to share their insights and expertise in the leading edge of additive manufacturing
20 Dec 2016


21 Nov 2016

New product announcements from the IDTechEx Show! exhibition hall

From the Exhibition Hall at the IDTechEx Show! in Santa Clara last week came a wide variety of new product announcements and press releases. Here we summarize some of the announcements.
17 Nov 2016

ACEO® - 3D Printing With Silicones

ACEO, Germany
4 Oct 2016

Will PTFE be the next 3D printable material?

The range of available materials is one of the key hurdles to adoption for industrial 3D printing. 3D printing is being rapidly adopted by product manufacturers all around the world, but it still can't compete with many other manufacturing techniques with respect to material diversity.