Columbus, OH – Momentive Performance Materials has opened its new automotive glazing coating facility in Leverkusen, Germany.
The first facility of its kind in the world, the new operation will enable original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and tiers to test the company’s coating materials in an industrial scale setting.
Customers will also be able to coat production-sized automobile parts in realistic climatic conditions, providing a preview of mass production.
Additionally, the innovative dual technologies offering of both thermal and UV-cure capacities will provide customers the opportunity to scale up from test specimen-size to production-sized prototype testing.
Momentive Performance Materials Inc. develops and manufactures silicones and advanced materials, with a 70-year heritage of being first to market with performance applications for major industries that support and improve everyday life.