WACKER

Latest articles

10h
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Bradley County commissioners pleased with Wacker responseLocal leaders met privately with Wacker officials late last week and generally
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 10 hours ago
Local leaders met privately with Wacker officials late last week and generally are pleased with the chemical company's response to the explosion that occurred Sept. 7, according to three Bradley County commissioners. Bradley County Districts 1 and 2... Read more
1d
Chicago Tribune
Theater openings Sept. 22-28Joffrey Ballet collaborate for the first time on Gluck’s journey to the underwo
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
Joffrey Ballet collaborate for the first time on Gluck’s journey to the underworld. Through Oct. 15 at Lyric Opera, 20 N. Wacker DrIve; 312-827-5600 and www.lyricopera.org "A Year With Frog and Toad”: Arnold Lobel’s beloved book buddies weather... Read more
2d
FIFA
Thalhammer: I was not expecting to be nominatedand the players, it would've been impossible to pursue certain paths, objective
FIFA / Posted 2 days ago
and the players, it would've been impossible to pursue certain paths, objectives and visions." Was head of the FC Admira Wacker Modling youth academy and in 2004, at the age of 33, became the youngest person ever to coach in Austria's top... Read more
3d
The Chattanoogan
Investigation May Require Wacker Chemical To Close For Several MonthsAfter the incident at Wacker’s U.S. production site in Charleston, root-cause i
The Chattanoogan / Posted 3 days ago
After the incident at Wacker’s U.S. production site in Charleston, root-cause investigation work is now underway. Global President Wacker Polysilicon Tobias Brandis said the plant may be closed for several months for the investigation. The explosion... Read more
3d
The Gilmer Mirror
Volleyball falls in straight sets to TWU for first conference loss – LINK - Volleyball falls in straight sets to TWU for first conference loss – LINK DENTON– The Texas A&M University-Commerce volleyball team lost in straight sets to Texas Woman'...at 2 p.m. at the Gil E. Steinke Physical Education Center in Kingsville. INSID
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
at 2 p.m. at the Gil E. Steinke Physical Education Center in Kingsville. INSIDE THE BOX SCORE- Layne Little and Jaryn Wacker both had six kills for the Lions. - Shelley Chapron and Jaslyn Wacker both had five kills. Neka Nelson and Sydney... Read more
3d
Reuters
Wacker Chemie expects U.S. polysilicon plant to be out of action for monthsBERLIN/MUNICH (Reuters) - German specialty chemicals group Wacker Chemie’s (WCH
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
BERLIN/MUNICH (Reuters) - German specialty chemicals group Wacker Chemie’s (WCHG.DE) polysilicon plant in Charleston, Tennessee, is likely to remain out of commission for several months after an explosion this month, it said on Wednesday. The $2.5... Read more
3d
Crain's Chicago Business
The best events in town this week—and beyondthe visual look of the production. Sep. 23-Oct. 15. $20-$319 opera only, $500-$
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 3 days ago
the visual look of the production. Sep. 23-Oct. 15. $20-$319 opera only, $500-$50,000 gala. Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive. Photo by Brenna Hernandez / Shedd Aquarium ➌ Debris in the oceans has caused concern for decades already,... Read more
3d
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Wacker closing Charleston, Tenn., plant, perhaps for monthsGallery: Explosion at Wacker is second incident within 8 days "Thanks to the i
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
Gallery: Explosion at Wacker is second incident within 8 days "Thanks to the immediate action of all response teams involved, there was no risk to the community," the statement reads. A plant worker, a firefighter, four deputies and seven local... Read more
4d
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Consultants rate Georgia No. 1 for businessper capita level of direct foreign investments. With major foreign-based compan
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
per capita level of direct foreign investments. With major foreign-based companies in the state such as Nissan, Volkswagen, Wacker, Denso, BASF and others, more than 123,000 Tennessee workers are employed by foreign-based companies. Georgia also... Read more
4d
Business Wire
Top 5 Vendors in the Global Silicone Elastomers Market from 2017 to 2021are engaged in extending their product portfolios with increasing R&D cost. For
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
are engaged in extending their product portfolios with increasing R&D cost. For instance, companies such as Momentive, Wacker Chemie, The Dow Chemical Company, Shin-Etsu Chemical, and Reiss Manufacturing are involved in the backward integration... Read more
5d
Australian Food News
Feel Free to Create Fine Bakery Products with Vegan L-Cysteinehowever, contain additives and processing aids produced from human or animal-de
Australian Food News / Posted 5 days ago
however, contain additives and processing aids produced from human or animal-derived sources such as hair or feathers. WACKER offers the perfect solution: vegan L-cysteine produced by starch fermentation. The First Vegan L-Cysteine WACKER’s... Read more
5d
WBIR-TV Knoxville
Hydrochloric acid continues to leak at Wacker Chemie; no threat to publicBRADLEY COUNTY, TENN. - Hydrochloric acid has continued to leak at the Wacker C
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 5 days ago
BRADLEY COUNTY, TENN. - Hydrochloric acid has continued to leak at the Wacker Chemie facility in Bradley County more than a week after the plant temporarily shut down operations following a hydrogen chemical release. An estimated six tons of... Read more
6d
Chattanooga Times Free Press
THE COSTS OF JOBS: The VW impact; Jobs versus $800 million in incentives weighedin Tennessee have been provided to foreign-based companies. In addition to the
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
in Tennessee have been provided to foreign-based companies. In addition to the German-based VW, Tennessee recruited: Wacker, based in Germany, which got $210.5 million in incentives in 2009 for 500 jobs at its polycrystalline silicon plant in... Read more
6d
The Gilmer Mirror
Volleyball knocks off No. 5 Angelo State in dramatic five-set upset - Volleyball knocks off No. 5 Angelo State in dramatic five-set upset – LINK COMMERCE– The Texas A&M University-Commerce volleyball team defeated No. 5 Angelo State in five se...and an ace. - Shelley Chapron had 12 kills with an impressive .667 hitting per
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
and an ace. - Shelley Chapron had 12 kills with an impressive .667 hitting percentage. She also had five blocks. - Jaryn Wacker had 13 kills. Jaslyn Wacker had six kills and led the team with seven blocks. - Gabriela Rosa had 29 assists to lead... Read more
7d
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Officials: Transparency an issue as community faces months-long investigationIt could be several months before investigations into a chemical explosion at t
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
It could be several months before investigations into a chemical explosion at the Wacker chemical plant in Charleston, Tenn., are completed, and public officials believe the company will continue withholding information from the public in the... Read more
3 related articles
8d
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Hydrochloric acid still being released at Wacker chemical plantMore than a week after an explosion at Wacker, hydrochloric acid is still being
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
More than a week after an explosion at Wacker, hydrochloric acid is still being released into the air as an estimated six tons of chemicals remain in an unsecured site within the polysilicon plant, according to Bradley County officials. A fire and... Read more
3 related articles
8d
Springfield News-Sun
11-old boy with lawn mowing business cuts White House grassthe services he offers and even said he would “bring extra fuel for the power m
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 8 days ago
the services he offers and even said he would “bring extra fuel for the power mower and charged batteries for the weed wacker.” “This is Frank, he’s going to be very famous, he’s going to be a Navy SEAL one day, he’s going to do great things... Read more
153 related articles
8d
The Palm Beach Post
11-old boy with lawn mowing business cuts White House grassthe services he offers and even said he would “bring extra fuel for the power m
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 8 days ago
the services he offers and even said he would “bring extra fuel for the power mower and charged batteries for the weed wacker.” “This is Frank, he’s going to be very famous, he’s going to be a Navy SEAL one day, he’s going to do great things... Read more
153 related articles
8d
WPXI Pittsburgh
11-old boy with lawn mowing business cuts White House grassthe services he offers and even said he would “bring extra fuel for the power m
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 8 days ago
the services he offers and even said he would “bring extra fuel for the power mower and charged batteries for the weed wacker.” “This is Frank, he’s going to be very famous, he’s going to be a Navy SEAL one day, he’s going to do great things... Read more
153 related articles
8d
The Hamilton Journal News
11-old boy with lawn mowing business cuts White House grassthe services he offers and even said he would “bring extra fuel for the power m
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 8 days ago
the services he offers and even said he would “bring extra fuel for the power mower and charged batteries for the weed wacker.” “This is Frank, he’s going to be very famous, he’s going to be a Navy SEAL one day, he’s going to do great things... Read more
153 related articles
8d
WSOC-TV Charlotte
11-old boy with lawn mowing business cuts White House grassthe services he offers and even said he would “bring extra fuel for the power m
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 8 days ago
the services he offers and even said he would “bring extra fuel for the power mower and charged batteries for the weed wacker.” “This is Frank, he’s going to be very famous, he’s going to be a Navy SEAL one day, he’s going to do great things... Read more
153 related articles
8d
WFTV 9 Orlando
11-old boy with lawn mowing business cuts White House grassthe services he offers and even said he would “bring extra fuel for the power m
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 8 days ago
the services he offers and even said he would “bring extra fuel for the power mower and charged batteries for the weed wacker.” “This is Frank, he’s going to be very famous, he’s going to be a Navy SEAL one day, he’s going to do great things... Read more
153 related articles
8d
ajc.com
11-old boy with lawn mowing business cuts White House grassthe services he offers and even said he would “bring extra fuel for the power m
ajc.com / Posted 8 days ago
the services he offers and even said he would “bring extra fuel for the power mower and charged batteries for the weed wacker.” “This is Frank, he’s going to be very famous, he’s going to be a Navy SEAL one day, he’s going to do great things... Read more
153 related articles
8d
CBS News
11-year-old boy mows lawn at White House Rose Garden with Trumpattached flyer. Here's a list of what I have, and you're free to pick whatever
CBS News / Posted 8 days ago
attached flyer. Here's a list of what I have, and you're free to pick whatever you want: power mower, push mower, and weed wacker. I can bring extra fuel for the power mower and charge batteries for the weed wacker. I will do this at no charge.... Read more
153 related articles
8d
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Sohn: Wacker apology is a start, but we await honestyDocument: Full page ad from Wacker We'd like to thank Wacker for its Thursday
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
Document: Full page ad from Wacker We'd like to thank Wacker for its Thursday full-page letter to the community in the Times Free Press. That letter began with an apology, sort of. Wacker apologized for "any" confusion and anxiety the community... Read more
9d
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Wacker personnel still unsure what caused explosion in Charleston, Tenn.Document: Full page ad from Wacker Officials at the Wacker Polysilicon plant s
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
Document: Full page ad from Wacker Officials at the Wacker Polysilicon plant say they still do not know what caused a large explosion that shook the Charleston, Tenn., community more than a week ago, left several hospitalized and scared residents... Read more
3 related articles
9d
New Kerala
Chicago Luminaries Tackle Issues Of Violence And Ways To Keep Teens Active During Oct. 4 Chicago Sports Summit - newkerala news #271758of sports in Chicago during the 2nd Annual Chicago Sports Summit, Wednesday, Oc
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
of sports in Chicago during the 2nd Annual Chicago Sports Summit, Wednesday, Oct. 4, Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 East Upper Wacker Drive. Panelists will discuss advances in sports science, branding a business with sports celebrities, and how sports... Read more
10d
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Wacker chemical company releases letter to community after Charleston explosionThe Wacker chemical company placed a full-page ad in today's Times Free Press a
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
The Wacker chemical company placed a full-page ad in today's Times Free Press apologizing "for any confusion or anxiety the incident last week at our WACKER-Charleston plant may have caused." The ad consists of a letter from Charleston, Tenn., plant... Read more
3 related articles
10d
Daily Mirror
How Andy Capp became a much-loved British institution as cartoon celebrates 60this probably Greek, Italian and Polish too.’ “Andy is known as Tuffa Viktor in
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
is probably Greek, Italian and Polish too.’ “Andy is known as Tuffa Viktor in Sweden, Charlie Kappl in Austria and Willi Wacker in Germany, where FC Nuremberg fans have made him their mascot. “Andy’s working class roots led to Nuremberg adopting... Read more
10d
Arizona Daily Sun
Can you pick out Ted Danson from his 8th grade Flagstaff Jr. High yearbook photo?Flagstaff Jr. High School yearbook Photo 1961 Class 8-B Flagstaff Jr. High Sch
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted 10 days ago
Flagstaff Jr. High School yearbook Photo 1961 Class 8-B Flagstaff Jr. High School ROW 1: Mr. Parker (Teacher), Pertuit, Wacker, Coulson, Revels, Fisher, Hayt, Huntington, Sedekum. ROW 2: Ward, Wong, Maynard, Cook, Keithly, McGraw, Cook, Holmes.... Read more
11d
The Gilmer Mirror
Volleyball defeats Dallas Baptist 3-1 in home opener - Volleyball defeats Dallas Baptist 3-1 in home opener – LINK COMMERCE– The Texas A&M University-Commerce volleyball team defeated Dallas Baptist three sets to one on Tuesday night. The set sc...p.m. at the Field House. The Lions will then host No. 14 Tarleton State on Satu
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
p.m. at the Field House. The Lions will then host No. 14 Tarleton State on Saturday at 2 p.m. INSIDE THE BOX SCORE- Jaslyn Wacker co-led the Lions with 15 kills. She hit .440 in the match and had a kill percentage of .600. She also had two... Read more
11d
Sioux City Journal
COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL: Northwestern wins GPAC showdown over Dordtwhich won its 13th straight match and improved to 14-1 overall. A.J. Horstman a
Sioux City Journal / Posted 11 days ago
which won its 13th straight match and improved to 14-1 overall. A.J. Horstman also had a dozen kills for the Raiders, including the one that wrapped up the match. Setter Lacey Wacker had 46 assists and Karsyn Winterfeld 12 digs for th... Read more
11d
Greeley Tribune
President Kay Norton to retire from University of Northern Colorado20 percent of UNC's budget. "The university and higher education is nothing li
Greeley Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
20 percent of UNC's budget. "The university and higher education is nothing like it was when she started," Provost Robbyn Wacker said. "Now it's a whole different ball game." But Norton remained adaptable and kept her focus on students and the... Read more
11d
The Chattanoogan
Alarms Go Off Once More At Wacker Plant At CharlestonWhile working on damaged pipes with chemical residue, alarms were set off at th
The Chattanoogan / Posted 11 days ago
While working on damaged pipes with chemical residue, alarms were set off at the Wacker plant at Charleston, Tn., on Tuesday morning. Bradley County School officials said, "Their employees are sheltering in place as a precaution. There is no threat... Read more
12d
The Chattanoogan
Cleveland, Armed With New Tax Money, Ramping Up Some 50 Capital Projectsoffice to issue a proclamation against it. Cleveland Fire Chief Ron Harrison g
The Chattanoogan / Posted 12 days ago
office to issue a proclamation against it. Cleveland Fire Chief Ron Harrison gave an update on the situation at the Wacker Chemical Plant at Charleston. He said the chemicals involved in an emergency at the facility appeared to be... Read more
12d
WGN Radio Chicago
Chicago Architecture Foundation opening center on Wacker Drive/ via DNAinfo) CHICAGO — After over 25 years on Michigan Avenue, the Chicago A
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 12 days ago
/ via DNAinfo) CHICAGO — After over 25 years on Michigan Avenue, the Chicago Architecture Foundation is moving to Wacker Drive next year. The organization behind Open House Chicago and the Chicago architecture boat tour is moving into the... Read more
14d
The Gilmer Mirror
TEXAS A&M-COMMERCE VOLLEYBALL: Volleyball falls 3-1 to No. 12 Wayne State rebounds by sweeping CSU-Pueblo - olleyball falls 3-1 to No. 12 Wayne State rebounds by sweeping CSU-Pueblo -- LINK PUEBLO Colo. – The Texas A&M University-Commerce volley...p.m. Both matches will be played at the Gallogly Events Center in Colorado Spri
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
p.m. Both matches will be played at the Gallogly Events Center in Colorado Springs. INSIDE THE BOX SCORE (Match 1)-Jaslyn Wacker recorded 11 kills with a .450 hitting percentage. She also had six blocks to lead the team with 14 points. - Layne... Read more
15d
Chicago Tribune
Lakeshore East towers would make a skyline splash but at ground level, let the buyer bewareas a kind of family with the tallest of the group, a condominium skyscraper tha
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
as a kind of family with the tallest of the group, a condominium skyscraper that would rise 80 stories and 875 feet at East Wacker and Lake Shore drives. That one should be an eye-grabber. In a reversal of a skyscraper's typical tapering... Read more
15d
The North West Star
Former tennis player Isaac Frost charged over Anderson fixfixed and subsequently placed bets through various betting agencies," Queenslan
The North West Star / Posted 15 days ago
fixed and subsequently placed bets through various betting agencies," Queensland police said. Detective Superintendent Jon Wacker said match fixing was a growing concern in Australia, and that the investigation into Anderson's fixed match remained... Read more
15d
WSMV Nashville
Neighbors concerned following Wacker explosion, chemical leakCounty Schools closed as a safety precaution due to the chemicals being release
WSMV Nashville / Posted 15 days ago
County Schools closed as a safety precaution due to the chemicals being released. Talking to the people who live near Wacker, they said they are concerned about safety after Thursday's explosion. Many of them felt their homes shake and saw a... Read more
4 related articles
15d
Zero Hedge
Pay-To-Play: Chicago Tribune Blasts Rahm As Data Reveals 70% Of Donors Get Lucrative City Hall Contractsplan to patch city debt, records show. About three months later, Emanuel attend
Zero Hedge / Posted 15 days ago
plan to patch city debt, records show. About three months later, Emanuel attended a lunch at the firm's offices on South Wacker Drive, another event labeled "non-city" on the mayor's calendar. A week later, Emanuel's campaign deposited $17,800... Read more
15d
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Wacker to remain shut down until the community is 'safe'Gallery: Explosion at Wacker is second incident within 8 days CHARLESTON, Tenn
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 15 days ago
Gallery: Explosion at Wacker is second incident within 8 days CHARLESTON, Tenn. — The Wacker Polysilicon plant here will remain shut down while plant officials, state and federal investigators determine the cause of two chemical releases, a... Read more
16d
Chicago Tribune
Weighing third term, Emanuel relies on campaign donors who get City Hall benefitsplan to patch city debt, records show. About three months later, Emanuel attend
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
plan to patch city debt, records show. About three months later, Emanuel attended a lunch at the firm's offices on South Wacker Drive, another event labeled "non-city" on the mayor's calendar. A week later, Emanuel's campaign deposited $17,800... Read more
16d
Greeley Tribune
Weld County Tributes for Sept. 8Cannon; and nephew, Chris Cannon. A private memorial service was held on the s
Greeley Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
Cannon; and nephew, Chris Cannon. A private memorial service was held on the shores of Monterey Bay, Calif. James Earnest Wacker, 96, of Greeley, formerly of Denver, died Sept. 2, 2017, at Bonell Good Samaritan in Greeley. He was born July 18,... Read more
16d
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Advisory lifted second time after explosion at WackerIn a joint press conference, officials addressed concerns about the explosion t
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 16 days ago
In a joint press conference, officials addressed concerns about the explosion that happened at Wacker Polysilicon plant late Thursday afternoon. Although Mary-Beth Hudson, vice president and site manager for Wacker, said the company is still working... Read more
16d
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Explosion at Wacker is second incident within 8 daysAn explosion at the Wacker Polysilicon plant closed down nearby roadways for se
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 16 days ago
An explosion at the Wacker Polysilicon plant closed down nearby roadways for several hours and worried residents in Bradley County on Thursday evening. One initial injury was reported. The patient was transported to a hospital by helicopter, but it... Read more
4 related articles
16d
The Chattanoogan
Situation Flares Back Up At Wacker On Thursday Night; Nearby Highway Closed; Residents Within A Mile And A Half Of Plant Urged To Stay IndoorsAfter an afternoon explosion and heavy smoke brought a host of emergency respon
The Chattanoogan / Posted 16 days ago
After an afternoon explosion and heavy smoke brought a host of emergency responders to the Wacker plant at Charleston, the situation flared back up on Thursday night. Officials said shortly before 9 p.m. that first responders on the scene "have... Read more
4 related articles
16d
The Fort Morgan Times
Tri-County WALK to End Alzheimer's: Taking steps to save memoriesofficially starting off at 9 a.m. Cutting a purple ribbon and leading the way
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 16 days ago
officially starting off at 9 a.m. Cutting a purple ribbon and leading the way will be the honored families, including the Wacker family members, who have a loved one with Alzheimer's living at Valley View Villa in Fort Morgan, and the Frazier... Read more
16d
Daily Record
LSD in Jefferson; threat in Parsippanysometime between July 26 and July 31. The Detective Bureau is investigating. •
Daily Record / Posted 16 days ago
sometime between July 26 and July 31. The Detective Bureau is investigating. •On July 31, a nail gun, compressor, weed wacker and drill were taken from a greenhouse with no doors located at a Holland Montain Road property. The Detective Bureau... Read more
16d
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Explosion reported at Wacker; Walker Valley High locked downStay out of the area of Charleston. Emergency personnel responding to Wacker. h
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 16 days ago
Stay out of the area of Charleston. Emergency personnel responding to Wacker. https://t.co/k3SBPq8TNk UPDATE: Bradley County Schools released a statement on the explosion at Wacker: Due to emergency personnel responding to Wacker, students from... Read more
4 related articles
More

In this news