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.
Union Carbide formed to produce carbon and graphite for lighting and electric motor applications
Quartz tubing developed for GE Lighting
Development of Boron Nitride, Titanium Diboride and hot pressed shapes
Union Carbide acquires High Temperature Materials Co.
Developed arc fusion process for quartz crucibles
Fused first 7,200-pound quartz ingot
Developed crystal for Boron Nitride / TiB2 industrial powder
First large-diameter semiconductor tubing produced
Developed quartz fiber optic applications
Introduction of first Pyrolytic Boron Nitride / Pyrolytic Graphite heater
Advanced Ceramics formed from Union Carbide
GE acquires Advanced Ceramics Corporation
GE Advanced Materials becomes Momentive Performance Materials, Inc.
Created i21™ ingot for leading-edge semiconductor applications
Introduced Pur Q® vials: the world’s first fused quartz vial for pharmaceutical packaging
Momentive Technologies separates from Momentive Performance Materials as a stand-alone company