Wacker Charleston Plant to Resume


Wacker Polysilicon North America announced that their plant here in Bradley County Tennessee will resume polysilicon production in the next few weeks, almost 8 months after an explosion occurred at the Charleston Tennessee plant. 

According to company representatives, Wacker will use a “phase-in approach” and expects to be at full capacity in the fourth quarter of 2018.

Wacker Polysilicon North America LLC operates as a chemical company. The Company provides cyclodextrins, cysteines, dispersible polymer powders, dispersions, hydroxytyrosol, rock salt, polysilicon, silanes, pyrogenic silica, and silicone rubbers products. Wacker Polysilicon North America serves customers globally. 

Erik McNair