Wacker Chemie AG operates in the Plastics materials and resins sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Wacker Chemie AG with three other
plastic manufacturers in Europe:
of the United Kingdom
sales of £1.48 billion [US$1.92 billion]
of which 100%
was Polymer Chemicals),
EMS-Chemie Holding AG
(2.15 billion Swiss Francs [US$2.13 billion]
of which 87%
was High Performance Polymers), and
Groep Brussel Lambert NV
based in Belgium
(5.37 billion Euro [US$6.08 billion]
of which 86%
Wacker Chemie AG reported sales of 4.92 billion Euro (US$5.57 billion)
December of 2017.
decrease of 8.9%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were 5.40 billion Euro.
The sales level in 2017 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2012, Wacker Chemie AG had sales
of 4.63 billion Euro.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 0.3% decline
in Biosolutions, from 206.40 million Euro to 205.80 million Euro.
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Silicones (up 9.9% to 2.20 billion Euro)
Polymers (up 4.2% to 1.23 billion Euro)
Polysilicon (up 9.2% to 1.10 billion Euro)