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Momentive to expand production of silanes



Published September 14, 2011
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Momentive Performance Materials Inc. will expand production capacity for silanes at its manufacturing facilities in Sistersville, West Virginia and Termoli, Italy to help meet growing demand from its global customer base, particularly in China, for these versatile products.

Momentive's silanes, marketed under the trademarks Silquest, CoatOSil, NXT and XL-PEarl, and silane-based SPUR+ prepolymers have a diverse range of specialty applications. They are used in a number of industries, including automotive, tire, coatings, adhesives and sealants, construction, durable goods and electronics.

Capacity for amino silanes will be increased at the Sistersville location and capacity for vinyl silanes will be increased at Termoli. Also, Momentive will resume production for trimethoxysilane (TMS), Silquest A-187 epoxy silane and Silquest A-174 methacryl silane at the Sistersville location before the end of the year. Projects are underway at both sites, and completion is expected in 2012. In addition to the Sistersville and Termoli manufacturing facilities, Momentive produces silane additives in Japan, Germany, Brazil and Waterford, New York.

"These investments in manufacturing capacity will enable us to bring innovative silane technologies and products to the industry more quickly and better serve our customers' growing need for these materials," said Rich Owins, global business director - Silanes, Momentive Performance Materials. "Our customers in the plastic additives, adhesives, sealants, tire and coatings and other industries are increasingly turning to our cutting-edge silanes formulations to provide enhanced performance characteristics in their end products."

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