For the 40 years of activity, a new production plant specialized in polyurethane additives for sustainable solutions will be built
NISKAYUNA, NEW YORK. The Momentive Performance Materials (Momentive) group, a multinational company in the silicones and advanced materials sector, today announced the completion of a further investment: a new production plant in Termoli to coincide with the celebration of 40 years of activity in the area.
This facility will specialize in Niax additives for flexible and rigid polyurethane (PU) foams for the mattress and upholstery, automotive and energy insulation industries. The corporate strategy is based on the commitment to create innovative solutions for a sustainable world, including, for example, additives for insulating polyurethane foams used in construction and household appliances to improve energy efficiency; vacuum mattresses that allow to optimize the transport volume and therefore reduce pollution; low-emission catalysts for car mattresses and seats, which contribute to a safer and more environmentally friendly end product.
“The strengthening of our presence in the area through this new plant, which complies with the strictest safety standards of production processes, represents Momentive’s commitment to create value not only for customers, but above all for employees, the environment and the local community, ”said VP Nalian, president and general manager of Momentive’s Performance Additives division.
Momentive is a leading multinational company in innovative materials, focused on cutting-edge silicone products and special solutions. We design technologies, solutions and processes to give new impetus to our customers’ products, which have a profound impact on everyday life, from dawn to dusk, from living rooms to outdoor spaces. With each innovation, Momentive seeks to create a more sustainable future. Our broad product range consists of advanced silicone solutions, which play an essential role in improving the performance of a multitude of industries, including agriculture, automotive, aerospace, electronics, personal care, consumer products, construction and more. Momentive Performance Materials, Inc. is an indirect subsidiary, wholly owned by MOM Holding Company, and is one of the world’s largest producers of silicones and silicone derivatives. Further information on Momentive is available at www.momentive.com.
Momentive has been present in Termoli, Molise, since 1982.
Always attentive to building partnerships with the closest communities, it actively interacts with local schools (school-work alternation) and with the most prestigious Italian universities, welcoming students for internship programs and academies for the development of chemical skills.CopyAMP code.
“We appreciate the trust that the authorities and the whole community have placed in our project. This plant testifies to our commitment to continue investing in the area and to support and grow the local community ”, said Sebastiano Magrì, director of the Termoli plant.
“We firmly believe that our mission is to represent a resource for the territory. Today we can count 200 employees, 85% resident in Molise and 15% in the nearby areas of Abruzzo, Campania, Lazio, Puglia. Our future strategy is to continue attracting and retaining talents from neighboring areas, to enable them to obtain interesting job opportunities without leaving their region / country ”, says Maria Antonietta Nuozzi, Human Resources Manager.
“For the Termoli plant, as for Momentive, the protection of the environment, the health and safety of its employees and the entire community is a priority”, added Magrì – Demonstrating the commitment to continuous improvement, Termoli has obtained the ISO 14001-45001 certifications (Environmental, health and safety management systems) and EMAS registration. This new plant, designed according to state-of-the-art safety criteria, is a further confirmation of Momentive’s commitment to these fundamental issues. “