Hamburg, Germany, March 31, 2022 – TER Chemicals today announces it has entered into an agreement with Momentive Performance Materials, a premier global high-performance silicones and specialties company, to be a distributor of its innovative range of silicone specialties for polymer modification and electronics.
“Plastics and Elastomers have always been a strategic market segment for TER Chemicals,” said Vittorio Mancin, Managing Director, TER Italia. “This agreement allows our highly-skilled technical sales teams to now provide a broad portfolio of high-performance additives to meet our customers’ growing demands for multifunctionality, recyclability and new solutions for the evolving industry and consumer markets.”
Under the terms of the agreement, TER Chemicals will offer Momentive’s broad portfolio of high-performance additives to their customers helping them to improve haptics and aesthetics of their products and to excel through sustainable and innovative solutions. This includes multifunctional masterbatches, anti-block agents and light diffusers, crosslinking and coupling agents. The distribution agreement is for Poland and Italy, enabling both TER Chemicals and Momentive to expand their geographical reach.
“This distribution agreement allows Momentive to supply customers in this market segment with local, high caliber sales teams that have strong product application and market knowledge, and because TER Chemicals will be holding local inventory,” said Richard Perrin, Momentive Global Segment Leader, Coatings, Adhesives & Sealants, and Polymer Additives & Electronics, “You could say it’s a win-win-win: Momentive, TER Chemicals and above all, the customer.”
TER-Group leverages and complements the expertise of TER Chemicals, as a leading pan-European distributor of specialty chemicals through TER Plastic, specialized in the development, manufacturing and distribution of performance polymers up to Paramelt, leading manufacturer of waxes, adhesives and coatings.
Momentive is a premier global advanced materials company with a cutting-edge focus on silicones and specialty products. We deliver solutions designed to help propel our customer’s products forward—products that have a profound impact on all aspects of life, around the clock and from living rooms to outer space. With every innovation, Momentive creates a more sustainable future. Our vast product portfolio is made up of advanced silicones and specialty solutions that play an essential role in driving performance across a multitude of industries, including agriculture, automotive, aerospace, electronics, energy, healthcare, personal care, consumer products, construction, and more.
Headquartered in Waterford, New York, Momentive Performance Materials, Inc., an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of MOM Holding Company, is one of the world’s largest producers of silicones and silicone derivatives.
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