Adhesives Magazine

Momentive Announces Global Distribution Agreement with Targray International

January 5, 2010

Momentive Performance Materials has named Targray Technology International as a designated global channel-to-market for solar industry-specific silicone potting, sealing and adhesive products.

“We are excited to expand our business relationship with Targray,” said D. M. Shin, global marketing director, Engineered Materials, Momentive. “Targray has a high degree of expertise in serving the needs of the solar industry, with a global sales approach and strong technical capabilities.  The collaboration between Momentive and Targray will contribute globally to our customers’ productivity while delivering superior service in a fast-growing industry segment.”

“Momentive’s potting, sealing and adhesive solutions provide best-in-class performance in terms of field durability and manufacturing process requirements, and we’re very excited about the tremendous value these products will bring to customers in the critical sealing and potting applications,” said Dan Murray, vice president of Targray. “We see great synergy between Targray’s intimate knowledge of the photovoltaic industry and Momentive’s ability to drive new silicone technologies.”

Momentive has been a provider of advanced materials to the solar industry for more than 10 years. Momentive materials are used in a variety of applications for photovoltaic modules, including thermally conductive adhesives and potting, junction box potting and sealing, and solar panel and frame sealing.

Targray, headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, offers technical expertise focused exclusively on the solar industry, as well as the ability to deliver a range of advanced materials for the solar cell and solar module industry, which has a diverse global specification and manufacturing base.

For more information, visit www.momentive.com.