Momentive Launches New Silplus High Consistency Elastomer Platform
ALBANY, N.Y., November 19, 2009 — Momentive Performance Materials announced today that, beginning in 2010, it will introduce Silplus* silicone elastomers, a new global heat cured rubber (high consistency elastomer) platform based on a uniform production process and raw material inputs.
U.S. Department of Energy Awards Momentive $4.5 Million Grant
ALBANY, N.Y., October 30, 2009 — Momentive Performance Materials will receive $4.5 million in
funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to continue the development of breakthrough
technology for the low cost production of light emitting diodes (LEDs) used in solid state lighting (SSL)
and for increased LED light source performance. LED lights can consume 75 percent less energy and
have a longer lifetime than common lighting options, but LED-based lighting is currently more
expensive to produce than conventional lighting.
Momentive Liquid Silicone Rubbers Showcased at Fakuma 2009
ALBANY, N.Y., October 8, 2009 — Momentive Performance Materials will introduce new developments in liquid silicone rubber (LSR) at Fakuma 2009 in Friedrichshafen, Germany, October 13-17, 2009. In collaboration with equipment suppliers, Momentive will be demonstrating two new families of LSR (Liquid Silicone Rubber) during the Fair.