ALBANY, New York — October 26, 2011 — Momentive Performance Materials Inc., a leading global
provider of silicones and advanced materials, has expanded its marketing and technology operations
in the Seoul Gasan Digital Complex with a new application development center to meet growing demand
for specialty silicone products in Korea. The new center will provide customers with enhanced
product development services as well as increased technical support for product performance testing
and quality assurance, with a strong focus on electronics and automotive applications.
“We are committed to serving growing customer needs for specialty silicones solutions through
this investment,” said John Dandolph, Senior Vice President, Managing Director of Silicones &
Quartz Division, Momentive Performance Materials, Asia Pacific. “Korea is one of our key priorities
in the Pacific region as a market leader in a wide range of industries. We will bring the
latest technology to this market and focus our efforts on supporting our customers’ growth.”
Koo Bon-Kwang, Korea Country Manager, Momentive Performance Materials, said, “We expect that
this exciting investment will also enhance our ability to collaborate with customers in the
development of innovative applications for the electronics, automotive and other sectors.”
The new facility features state-of-the-art equipment for workability measurement, mechanical
testing, viscoelastic performance, thermal aging testing, temperature/humidity stress testing,
optical performance measurement and defect analysis. It will serve a broad range of industries in
the region, including consumer electronics, personal care, coatings and urethanes.
Posted on November 1, 2011
Source: Momentive Performance Materials Inc.