Wacker Chemie AG engages in the manufacturing and distribution of chemical products. It operates through the following business segments: Silicones, Polymers, Biosolutions, Polusilicons, Siltronic, and Other. The Silicones segment produces based fluids, emulsions, resins, elastomers, sealants, silanes, and pyrogenic silica for various applications. The Polymers segment creates binders, dispersible polymer powders, and dispersions. The Biosolutions segment fabricates fine chemicals, such as proteins, cyclodextirins, cysteine, and acetate solid resins. The Polysilicon segment involves hyperpure polysilicon, chlorosilanes, and pyrogenic silicas for the semiconductor and electronics industries. The Siltronic segment includes hyper pure silicon wafers. The Others segments comprises of other activities. The company was founded on October 13, 1914 and is headquartered in Munich, Germany.