Silicones supplier Momentive Performance Materials has announced its latest growth investment – a new manufacturing facility in Rayong, Thailand.
Breaking ground on what will be home to the facility, this new site will expand Momentive’s manufacturing capacity to serve the growing Southeast Asian market demand for specialty silicones in industries including beauty and personal care, automotive, energy, healthcare and agriculture. This new facility will be Momentive’s second manufacturing site in Rayong, Thailand.
“Expanding production in Rayong is a key part of our in-region-for-region strategy to provide a more flexible and reliable supply capability for our Southeast Asia customers,” said VP Nalian, President & General Manager of Momentive’s Performance Additives Business.
“This new facility also represents Momentive’s global commitment to bringing innovative Solutions for a Sustainable World, and meeting the most stringent production process safety standards. We remain committed to creating value for our customers, our partners, our employees, our environment, and our local communities.”
“The new investment in Rayong is a great example of how Momentive will continue to serve customers around the world, and support the industries and development in Southeast Asia,” said Pawan Sherpuri, Regional Leader, Southeast Asia.