OUR HISTORY

COMPANY and TECHNOLOGY MILESTONES

1891

1891

Union Carbide formed to produce Carbon and Graphite for Lighting & Electric Motor Applications

1946

1946

Quartz Tubing Developed for GE Lighting

1957

1957

Development of BN, TiB2 and Hot- Pressed Shapes

1963

1963

Union Carbide acquires High Temperature Materials Company

1963

1963

Developed Arc Fusion for Quartz Crucibles

1968

1968

Fused First 7,200-pound Quartz Ingot

1974

1974

Developed Crystal for BN and TiB2 Industry Powder

1974

1974

First Large- Diameter Semiconductor Tubing Produced

1980

1980

Developed Quartz Fiber Optic Applications

1984

1984

Introduction of First Pyrolytic BN & Graphite Heater

1993

1993

Advanced Ceramics formed from Union Carbide

2002

2002

Advanced Ceramics Corporation acquired by the GE Quartz division of GE Specialty Materials

2006

2006

Created i21™ ingot for leading-edge semiconductor applications

2006

2006

GE Advanced Materials becomes Momentive Performance Materials, Inc.

2017

2017

Introduced Pur Q® vials: the world’s first fused quartz vial for pharmaceutical packaging

2020

2020

Momentive Technologies separates from Momentive Performance Materials as a stand-alone company

2022

2022

Acquired CoorsTek Crucibles to expand capability in the Semiconductor industry

Launched Pur Q® fused quartz vials in SG-EZfill® packaging