Wacker Specialties: Christoph von
Plotho has been named president of
Wacker Specialties, succeeding Albert
Baehny who left the company in late
January. Dr. von Plotho had been vice
president of the performance materials
business unit at Wacker Silicones.
Being a formulator is becoming much more difficult in light of increased regulatory pressures on common raw materials.
Formulators who develop coatings based on oxidatively cured (alkyd) binders face major regulatory obstacles for two key in…