Momentive Performance Materials Inc. (“Momentive”), a global leader in specialty chemicals and materials, recently announced the establishment of the North American Center of Excellence for Silicone Elastomer’s Custom Compounding, based in Garrett, IN. This decision was driven by Momentive’s ongoing initiative to further streamline production processes and deliver best in class service to our customers and industry partners.
The Garrett, IN facility, a legacy site acquired by General Electric Company in 2000, has been the subject of steady investment by Momentive for the past several years – further expanding the production capacity, while employing state-of- the-art technological advancements to ensure best-in-class service and production capabilities that cover a wide range of custom compounding demands. Momentive has further underlined its core commitment to the custom compound industry through investments in the most advanced mixing equipment available. This approach has been taken to ensure support of both existing and new core specialty customers.
This Center of Excellence further underscores Momentive’s commitment to supporting the growth of existing and new customers in industries demanding specialty silicone elastomers. The facility’s centralized location enhances the responsiveness and support our customers have come to know and expect.
“Consolidating the US custom compounding expertise into a unified Center of Excellence enables us to continue our mantra of exceeding our customers’ needs and expectations with regards to innovation, quality and service. This helps to ensure our continued ability to provide customers in the region with the best possible access to state-of-the-art technological equipment and, as always, direct exposure and access to our highly experienced technical experts,” says Holger Albrecht, VP Global Business Leader Specialty Elastomers at Momentive.
Momentive Silicone Elastomers
Momentive’s innovative portfolio of silicone elastomers influence the design of hundreds of applications across a wide range of industries. Momentive´s customized formulations can meet customers’ precise specifications covering a wide range of performance, processing and production requirements. The portfolio of high consistency and liquid silicone rubbers are the fundamental building blocks for innovative and imaginative concepts and designs across a wide breadth of applications such as automotive, healthcare, consumer goods and more.
Momentive Performance Materials Inc. is a global leader in silicones and advanced materials, with an over 80-year heritage of being first to market with performance applications for major industries known to support and improve everyday life. The Company delivers science-based solutions by linking custom technology platforms to opportunities for customers. Momentive Performance Materials Inc. is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of MOM Holding Company. Additional information about Momentive and its products is available at www.momentive.com.