Adhesives Magazine

Momentive Performance Materials Celebrates 70 Years

May 24, 2010

Momentive Performance Materials celebrated 70 years of service in May. In May of 1940, the process allowing for the industrial production of silicones was developed by a research chemist at General Electric Company (GE) Research Laboratory - a Momentive heritage company - giving rise to a new global industry and a thriving silicones business that today is Momentive Performance Materials. In addition to silicones, silanes and urethane additives, Momentive manufactures quartz, specialty ceramics and crystal products for high-technology industries.

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