About Us

 

Momentive Technologies delivers purity that inspires progress.

 

Leveraging a nearly 75-year legacy of innovation, our ultra–high-purity products help enable high-quality processing and production for a wide range of applications in the semiconductor, photovoltaic, lighting, aerospace, water purification, pharmaceutical, consumer electronics and telecommunications industries.

 

As a world leader in fused quartz and ceramic solutions, we offer an unrivaled ability to supply custom material solutions at scale to the highest standards of quality. By engineering custom materials with uncommon purity and unwavering precision, Momentive Technologies gives our customers the freedom to think big and develop transformative products that benefit mankind on the grandest of scales. Together, Momentive Technologies and our customers are reshaping the world.

Our History

1891

Union Carbide formed to produce carbon and graphite for lighting and electric motor applications

1946

Quartz tubing developed for GE Lighting

1957

Development of Boron Nitride, Titanium Diboride and hot pressed shapes

1963

Union Carbide acquires High Temperature Materials Co.

1963

Developed arc fusion process for quartz crucibles

1968

Fused first 7,200-pound quartz ingot

1974

Developed crystal for Boron Nitride / TiB2 industrial powder

1974

First large-diameter semiconductor tubing produced

1980

Developed quartz fiber optic applications

1984

Introduction of first Pyrolytic Boron Nitride / Pyrolytic Graphite heater

1993

Advanced Ceramics formed from Union Carbide

2002

GE acquires Advanced Ceramics Corporation

2006

GE Advanced Materials becomes Momentive Performance Materials, Inc.

2006

Created i21™ ingot for leading-edge semiconductor applications

2017

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

2020

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