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Silicone News September 20, 2017

Evonik opens new silicones plant in Shanghai

SHANGHAI—Evonik Industries opened a new plant Sept. 5 in Shanghai for production of a range of organically modified specialty silicones.


Momentive seeks to raise $100 million in IPO

WASHINGTON—MPM Holdings, also known as Momentive Performance Materials, has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to make an initial public offering of shares to raise up to $100 million.

Non Tire

DowDuPont adjusting plans for spinoff companies

MIDLAND, Mich.—Less than two weeks after its formal launch, DowDuPont is changing the makeup of the three firms that it plans to spin off.

Bernal Industrial to represent Davis-Standard in Mexico

PAWCATUCK, Conn.—Bernal Industrial will represent Davis-Standard's pipe, profile and tubing, and elastomer product lines in Mexico.

Executive Action

Q Holding names Thomas Hook new CEO

TWINSBURG, Ohio—Q Holding appointed Thomas J. Hook as its CEO. He replaces Randy Ross, who led the company since 2010.


Silicone Altimex launches new website

TWINSBURG, Ohio—Silicone Altimex of Q Holding launched a new website to walk visitors through the organization's integrated service offerings.

What should Congress act on first?