Quimica Anders, who already distributes selected products from the silicones and polymers portfolio of the company in Peru and Bolivia, has 45 years of experience in the regional distribution market and an established presence in Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Uruguay and Guatemala. In Chile, the focus will be on dispersible polymer powders and dispersions as well as on silicone emulsions, silicone resins and antifoam agents, mainly aiming at applications in the construction, cosmetics, textiles and pulp & paper-processing sectors, and in the process industry. The Munich-based, German chemical company Wacker is a manufacturer of vinyl acetate/ethylene and vinyl chloride copolymers, marketed worldwide as Vinnapas and Vinnol. The company is also one of the largest silicone manufacturers worldwide. The portfolio ranges from silicone fluids, emulsions, resins, elastomers and sealants to silanes and pyrogenic silica.