Momentive expand capacity silanes in West Virginia Italy

Momentive to expand capacity for silanes in West Virginia and Italy

12:45 AM, 25th August 2011
Momentive to expand capacity for silanes in West Virginia and Italy


ALBANY, US: 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. Projects are underway at both sites and completion is expected in 2012.

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 Sistersville location before the end of the year.  

“These investments in manufacturing capacity will enable us to bring innovative silane technologies and products to the industry quickly and serve customers’ growing need for these materials,” said Rich Owins, Global Business Director, Silanes, Momentive Performance Materials.

“Plastic additives, adhesives, sealants, tire and coatings and other industries customers, are increasingly turning to our cutting-edge silanes formulations to provide enhanced performance characteristics in their end products,” he added.

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