LEVERKUSEN, Germany—Momentive Performance Materials Inc. has started operations at its expanded liquid silicone rubber plant in Leverkusen, the firm said in a June 12 release.
“Our investment supports the continued growth of the LSR market in the coming years and our long-term commitment to an innovative product range for our customers in Europe, Asia and the Americas,” President and CEO Jack Boss said.
The facility produces a range of products to support a global customer base and is expanded in response to growing demand for LSR.
“Regular investments in our Leverkusen site enable us to adapt to the increasing quality and complex design requirements of our customers,” said Robert Gnann, senior vice president and managing director.
According to Momentive, its efficiency measures implemented in recent years have resulted in capacity increase of LSR production by more than 10 percent.