Wacker Chemie

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Wacker Chemie is a company providing specialty chemical products. It offers acetyls, dispersible polymer powders, silanes, siloxanes, silicates, silicone rubber, amino acids, fine chemicals, polymer dispersions, silicone sealants, as well as silicone and polymer resins, silicone fluids and emulsions, cyclodextrins, hydroxytyrosol, and other products.
TypePublic
Founded1914
HQMünchen, DE
Websitewacker.com
Employee Ratings3.7
Overall CultureD+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2021)14,406
Job Openings190
Revenue (FY, 2021)€6.2 B(+33%)
Share Price (Jun 2022)€141.6(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at Wacker Chemie

Christian Hartel

Christian Hartel

President and Chief Executive Officer
Tobias Ohler

Tobias Ohler

Executive Board Member
Auguste Willems

Auguste Willems

Executive Board Member
Angela Wörl

Angela Wörl

Executive Board Member
Erk Thorsten Heyen

Erk Thorsten Heyen

Senior Vice President of Procurement and Logistics
Peter-Alexander Wacker

Peter-Alexander Wacker

Chairman
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Wacker Chemie Office Locations

Wacker Chemie has offices in München, Berlin, Burghausen, Haigerloch and in 65 other locations
München, DE (HQ)
4 Hanns-Seidel-Platz
Berlin, DE
Schiffbauerdamm 19
Burghausen, DE
Gewerbepark Lindach A 12
Burghausen, DE
Johannes-Hess-Straße 24
Haigerloch, DE
Salinenstraße 49
Halle (Saale), DE
Heinrich-Damerow-Straße 4
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Wacker Chemie Financials and Metrics

Wacker Chemie Revenue

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Wacker Chemie's revenue was reported to be €6.21 b in FY, 2021
EUR

Revenue (FY, 2021)

6.2b

Gross profit (FY, 2021)

1.7b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2021), %

26.9%

Net income (FY, 2021)

827.8m

EBIT (FY, 2021)

1.1b

Market capitalization (24-Jun-2022)

7.0b

Closing stock price (24-Jun-2022)

141.6

Cash (31-Dec-2021)

926.6m

EV

7.4b
Wacker Chemie's current market capitalization is €7 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

4.9b4.7b6.2b

Revenue growth, %

(1%)(5%)

Cost of goods sold

4.1b3.8b4.5b

Gross profit

803.2m869.9m1.7b
Half Year
USDH1, 2019H1, 2020H1, 2021

Revenue

2.5b2.3b2.9b

Cost of goods sold

2.2b1.9b2.2b

Gross profit

338.4m356.3m673.7m

Gross profit Margin, %

14%16%24%
Annual
EURFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

435.8m626.0m926.6m

Accounts Receivable

631.5m627.0m824.8m

Inventories

979.8m879.5m1.2b

Current Assets

2.3b3.6b3.8b
Quarterly
EURQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Cash

403.5m283.0m403.2m640.4m612.4m545.6m846.0m1.1b1.1b

Accounts Receivable

762.9m772.1m739.6m746.9m650.6m645.4m752.4m827.8m830.7m

Inventories

1.0b1.0b1.0b1.0b1.0b910.9m869.8m953.1m973.9m

Current Assets

2.4b2.3b2.4b2.8b2.7b2.9b3.9b4.1b3.6b
Annual
EURFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Net Income

(629.6m)202.3m827.8m

Depreciation and Amortization

1.3b403.5m404.2m

Inventories

(9.1m)42.5m(165.9m)

Cash From Operating Activities

605.0m873.7m1.1b
Quarterly
EURQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Net Income

(5.5m)31.7m118.0m68.9m73.4m141.1m106.6m285.4m559.9m

Depreciation and Amortization

141.9m281.9m417.7m104.3m207.9m308.1m91.5m184.4m275.5m

Inventories

(30.8m)(59.6m)(33.8m)(65.9m)(71.8m)38.0m79.4m21.7m25.3m

Cash From Operating Activities

200.0k125.9m399.5m82.7m266.2m603.0m216.4m490.9m990.9m
EURQ1, 2019

Financial Leverage

2.5 x
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Wacker Chemie Operating Metrics

FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020Q1, 2021

Patents

3.9 k4.2 k4.2 k

Patents Pending

1.7 k1.6 k1.4 k

Production Sites

24242626

Technical Centers

23

Wacker Chemie Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
GenopisFebruary 03, 2021
ProtheraJanuary 01, 2005
Alzwerke GmbH
DRAWIN Vertriebs-GmbH
LLC Wacker Chemie Rus
PT. Wacker Chemicals Indonesia
Wacker Asahikasei Silicone Co. Ltd.
Wacker Biosolutions León, S. L. U.
Wacker Biotech B. V.
Wacker Biotech GmbH
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Wacker Chemie Revenue Breakdown

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Wacker Chemie revenue breakdown by business segment: 5.2% from Biosolutions, 27.3% from Polymers, 16.9% from Polysilicon, 47.8% from Silicones and 2.7% from Other

Wacker Chemie revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 36.0% from Asia, 16.7% from Germany, 5.2% from Other regions, 24.3% from Rest of Europe and 17.8% from The Americas

Wacker Chemie Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

88/100

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Wacker Chemie Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

out of 100

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Wacker Chemie Online and Social Media Presence

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Wacker Chemie Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D+

    64/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    55/100

  • Compensation

    B

    78/100

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Wacker Chemie News and Updates

Worldwide Amino Acids Industry to 2027 - Players Include Iris Biotech, BI Nutraceuticals and Wacker Chemie Among Others

Dublin, Feb. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Amino Acids Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2022-2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global amino acids market reached a volume of 10.3 Million Tons in 2021. Looking forwa…

IATF Certification for Silicone Manufacturing: WACKER is Now a Direct Supplier to the Automotive Industry

the Munich-based chemical Group WACKER is forging ahead with the specialization of its silicone business in the field of electromobility. Parts of its silicone production have now been successfully certified to the automotive standard IATF 16949. As a result, WACKER can now supply automobile manufac…

WACKER Uses Biomethanol in the Manufacture of Silicone-Based Textile Softeners

The Munich-based chemical Group WACKER is now applying its resource-efficient silicones production concept to the manufacture of textile softeners. With immediate effect, three functional silicone fluids are available as “eco” products: WETSOFT® eco LV 810, WACKER® FINISH eco WR 1100 LV and WACKER® …

WACKER Posts New All-Time Highs for Sales, Earnings and Net Cash Flow in 2021

Wacker Chemie AG ended 2021 with new all-time highs for sales, earnings and net cash flow. According to preliminary figures, the Munich-based chemical group posted total sales of €6.20 billion in the reporting year. That was 32 percent more than in 2020 (€4.69 billion). This strong rise was mainly d…

WACKER Opens Moscow Laboratory for Cement and Concrete Additives

WACKER is expanding its technical support for the construction industry with the opening of an additional laboratory in Moscow. The focus here is on water-repellent silicone additives for cement and concrete, which, when added to cementitious materials, provide improved protection against moisture, …

WACKER Introduces Its Plasmid DNA Production Platform

WACKER is offering its platform for developing and manufacturing plasmid DNA (pDNA) under the brand name PLASMITEC®. The proprietary technology platform relies on decades of experience in pDNA manufacturing at the newly acquired San Diego site. It can be used for applications in research, clinical d…
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Wacker Chemie Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Wacker Chemie founded?

    Wacker Chemie was founded in 1914.

  • Who are Wacker Chemie key executives?

    Wacker Chemie's key executives are Christian Hartel, Tobias Ohler and Auguste Willems.

  • How many employees does Wacker Chemie have?

    Wacker Chemie has 14,406 employees.

  • What is Wacker Chemie revenue?

    Latest Wacker Chemie annual revenue is €6.2 b.

  • What is Wacker Chemie revenue per employee?

    Latest Wacker Chemie revenue per employee is €430.9 k.

  • Who are Wacker Chemie competitors?

    Competitors of Wacker Chemie include Evonik Industries, Hutchinson and Shin-Etsu Chemical.

  • Where is Wacker Chemie headquarters?

    Wacker Chemie headquarters is located at 4 Hanns-Seidel-Platz, München.

  • Where are Wacker Chemie offices?

    Wacker Chemie has offices in München, Berlin, Burghausen, Haigerloch and in 65 other locations.

  • How many offices does Wacker Chemie have?

    Wacker Chemie has 71 offices.