Momentive Performance Materials has begun construction on a new liquid silicone rubber (LSR) manufacturing facility in Leverkusen, Germany, already a major production site for a number of the company’s silicone and sealant product lines. The new facility will allow for the increased production of LSR. The first phase of the project is expected to be completed by end of the year.

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