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Momentive expands specialty silicones capacity in India

ALBANY, US: Momentive Performance Materials has expanded its manufacturing facility and application development centre in Chennai, India. Spanning more than 15 acre, the unit opened in 2009, manufacturers high-end specialty silicones to serve growing needs of customers in India, Middle East and South Asia. The expansion of the Chennai facility, along with the opening of a regional headquarters and global R&D centre in Bangalore later this year, is part of Momentive’s long-standing commitment to India and the surrounding regions.

“This expansion will bring some of the sophisticated technology and manufacturing processes that Momentive has developed worldwide to the Chennai facility and considerably enhance our ability to serve customers across the region,” said VP Nalian, Managing Director, Momentive Performance Materials India.

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