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Momentive Performance Materials Inc.


Momentive Performance Materials Inc. (MPM), is a global leader in silicones and quartz and ceramics, with a 70-year heritage of being first to market with performance applications for major industries that support and improve everyday life. The company delivers science-based solutions by linking custom technology platforms to opportunities for customers. Momentive is headquartered in Waterford, New York, U.S. but its footprint spans the globe.

MPM is comprised of two businesses: Silicones and Quartz.

The Silicones business is a global business engaged in the manufacture, sale and distribution of silanes, specialty fluids and urethane additives. The unique silanes, elastomers, sealants, adhesives, fluids, urethane additives, and other specialty products manufactured by MPM are delivering innovations in the automotive, electronics, building and construction, cosmetic, aerospace and medical industries. These enabling technologies are at the frontline of innovation.

The Quartz business is a global business engaged in the manufacture, sale and distribution of high-purity fused quartz and ceramic materials. These technologies and high-purity materials for crucibles, ingots, and quartz tubing and rods are the centerpiece of development collaboration within a diverse range of industries. From semiconductors to lighting and consumer electronics, these specialized products set the standard for applications where optical clarity, design flexibility, and durability in extreme environments are critical. MPM’s ability to increase its customers’ manufacturing productivity and solve complex design problems are the reasons these materials are the most specified by customers around the world.