Wacker Polysilicon back in business in Charleston

Charleston, Tennessee

CHARLESTON, Tennessee (WDEF) – The Wacker company has restarted their plant in Charleston, Tennessee.

It has been shut down since the explosion last September.

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Officials determined that a fractured piston caused the explosion.

No one was hurt.

Wacker Polysilicon will take the re-start slowly.

They won’t begin actually producing polysilicon for a few weeks and won’t reach full capacity until the fall.