Germany-based company expanding in local city

A western Kentucky business is expanding and adding 15 new full-time jobs.

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshaer announced Germany-based Wacker Chemical Corporation’s $60 million expansion in Calvert City on Monday.

The Calvert City facility produces polymer binders used in materials such as construction chemicals, paints, carpeting applications, adhesives, lacquers, and fiber composites.

The expansion includes a new reactor and will boost output in the integrated production system at Calvert City.

For more information on Wacker Chemical, click here. 

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