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International Silicone Conference

  • Silicone's made great strides in short time

    CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio—The silicone industry has gone a long way, even all the way to Mars, according to Oliver Franssen, global marketing director, elastomers/transportation for Momentive Performance Materials.

  • Global silicone market set to grow through 2021

    Global silicone demand is expected to grow about 5 percent in value terms and 3 percent in volume terms annually through 2021, according to Kent Furst, Freedonia Group manager of polymers and materials.

  • Silicone regulations evolve globally

    CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio—Though regulatory measures worldwide continue to pose obstacles for the silicone industry, there are a few bright spots on the horizon, according to Alexandra Rinehart, regulatory engineer at Shin-Etsu Silicones of America.