Momentive expands operations in India

19 April 2012

Momentive Performance Materials Inc has announced the expansion of its manufacturing facility and application development centre in Chennai, India.

Spanning more than 15 acres, the facility, which opened in 2009, focuses on manufacturing high-end speciality silicones to serve the growing needs of customers in India, the Middle East and South Asia.

"This investment represents a major step forward in our ability to grow the silicones business in India,” said Craig O Morrison, CEO, Momentive. "India is one of the world’s fastest growing regions for automotive, construction, telecom and energy. Chennai, in particular, is developing into a significant centre for multiple industries.”

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