Wacker lifts force majeure on HCR silicones

Burghausen, Germany Wacker Chemie AG has resolved the production problems that led it to declare force majeure on its high consistency rubber (HCR) silicone product in early January

The company “successfully solved the issue of the technical breakdown in the HCR gum plant in Burghausen,” a Wacker spokesman said in reply to an ERJ’ enquiry.

Customers have been informed “that force majeure was lifted with immediate effect,” added the spokesman’s 1 Feb written statement.

“We are currently ramping up production to full capacity, he continued. “This will take…

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