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:
Groep Brussel Lambert NV
sales of 5.65 billion Euro [US$6.25 billion]
of which 81%
EMS-Chemie Holding AG
(2.32 billion Swiss Francs [US$2.35 billion]
of which 86%
was High Performance Polymers), and
based in the United Kingdom
(£1.62 billion [US$2.13 billion]
of which 76%
was Europe and North America).
Wacker Chemie AG reported sales of 4.98 billion Euro (US$5.51 billion)
December of 2018.
a very small
increase of 1.1%
versus 2017, when the company's sales were 4.92 billion Euro.
Despite this increase, sales are still
below the level achieved in 2016, when Wacker Chemie AG
reported sales of 5.40 billion Euro.
Sales of Silicones saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
13.6% in 2018, from
2.20 billion Euro to 2.50 billion Euro.
Wacker Chemie AG also saw significant increases in sales in
Polymers (up 2.7% to 1.26 billion Euro)
Biosolutions (up 10.3% to 227.00 million Euro)
Other Services (up 13.1% to 170.60 million Euro)
Not all segments of Wacker Chemie AG experienced an increase in sales in 2018:
sales of Polysilicon fell 25.2% to 823.50 million Euro.