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Wacker employees return to Chattanooga area from Germany

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The Tennessee Distribution Center at Wacker in Bradley County. Photo by Times Free Press The Tennessee Distribution Center at Wacker in Bradley County. Photo by Times Free Press

CHATTANOOGA, TN (Times Free Press) -- About 50 Wacker Polysilicon employees today marked their return to the Chattanooga area after six months of intensive training at the company's headquarters in Germany.

The lead chemical operators plan to start work soon at Wacker's $1.8 billion factory under construction in Bradley County.

Konrad Bachhuber, the plant's site manager, said the employees are the backbone of the facility's future. They graduated today from the Wacker Institute at Chattanooga State Community College.

Read more from our news partners at the Chattanooga Times Free Press. www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/sep/10/wacker-plant-employees-return-chattanooga-area-ger/



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