German company to create 15 new jobs
FRANKFORT Ky. (March 9, 2015) – Gov. Steve Beshear announced today that Germany-based Wacker Chemical Corporation will expand operations in Calvert City. The $60 million expansion will create 15 new full-time jobs.
Wacker is a globally active chemical company with more than 16,000 employees at 25 production sites, 21 technical competence centers and 52 sales offices worldwide. The Calvert City facility produces polymer binders used in materials such as construction chemicals, paints, carpeting applications, adhesives, lacquers and fiber composites.
Kentucky is home to more than 430 foreign-owned companies from 31 nations, employing more than 85,000 people.