Montreal, Quebec – Targray announces that it has expanded its global distribution agreement with Momentive Performance Materials Inc. to include the Photovoltaic market in India. This addition completes the global coverage agreement with Momentive for the distribution of the only Solar industry-specific silicone potting, sealing and adhesive products.
“The PV industry in India is high growth and we see this as a strategic market with terrific potential for many years to come,” states Dan Murray, VP Solar Division at Targray. “Our significant market share on other critical PV materials in India gives us the confidence to continue our aggressive investment strategy in the region. This additional staffing in India, will allow us to more effectively bring Targray/Momentive PSL Potting and Sealing solutions to our growing number of module customers in the area.”
Momentive is a global leader in silicones and advanced materials with a full line of silicone sealants and potting agents that are best-in-class in terms of field durability, protection from harsh weather conditions, as well as manufacturing process requirements. The Company has the right products today for solar module manufacturers and invests heavily in research and development to drive future silicone technologies.
“We’re very pleased to be working more closely with Targray in India to bring our silicone sealant and potting material solutions to the marketplace” states Rob Benson, Global Marketing Director, Eco-Energy at Momentive. “We’ve been working with Targray for several years now and they’ve consistently demonstrated the highest level of professionalism and great PV market knowledge globally. As for India, we are confident that Targray’s Infrastructure and presence make them the right partner for Momentive Solar Specific PSL grades in India and around the globe.”
About Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
Momentive Performance Materials Inc. is a global leader in 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. The Company delivers science-based solutions, by linking custom technology platforms to opportunities for customers. Momentive Performance Materials Inc. is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Momentive Performance Materials Holdings LLC.
Founded in 1989, Targray Technology is a leading worldwide supplier of solar silicon and advanced materials and consumables to the Solar Industry. Targray offers a full-line of Photovoltaic materials and focused solutions which enable solar cell and module manufacturers to maximize their cell and module quality and reliability, while significantly lowering their manufacturing cost per watt. The Company works with several global partners to bring to market materials including Polysilicon, Solar Wafers and Cells, Broken Solar Cells, Silver Paste, Sputtering Targets, Silicone Sealants, Adhesives and Potting Agents, Tabbing Ribbon, Encapsulant, Aluminum paste, Junction boxes and more. Targray is a global company with operations and customers in over 50 countries throughout Asia, Europe and the Americas.
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