Rayong, Thailand – US-based Momentive Performance Materials Inc. announced on 4 Nov that it has commissioned two new expansions at its Rayong, Thailand manufacturing facility to serve the growing Asian market demand for specialty chemicals.
According to the company’s press release, the commissioning took place as part of the 10th anniversary celebration of the Rayong operations.
Momentive commissioned new liquid silicone rubber (LSR) production in Rayong that will serve customers throughout Asia in the automotive, aerospace, energy, healthcare and consumer products industries.
In addition to the LSR production, Momentive has also commissioned new release coating production capabilities in Rayong. These products are applied to paper or film to produce liners that help protect the adhesive on tapes and labels prior to application.