Montreal, Quebec – Targray announces that it has signed a global agreement with Momentive Performance Materials Inc. that names Targray as a Momentive global channel to market for Solar industry-specific silicone potting, sealing and adhesive products. Under the terms of the agreement, Targray will supply solar module manufacturers in the Photovoltaic industry with Momentive’s high quality silicone products.
“Momentive’s potting, sealing and adhesive solutions provide best-in-class performance in terms of field durability and manufacturing process requirements, and we’re very excited about the tremendous value these products will bring to customers in the critical sealing and potting applications,” states Dan Murray, Targray Vice-President. “We see great synergy between Targray’s intimate knowledge of the Photovoltaic industry and Momentive’s ability to drive new silicone technologies.”
Momentive 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 the science behind the solutions, by linking custom technology platforms to opportunities for customers.
“Targray has Solar industry expertise with a global offering and strong technical capabilities,” said DM Shin, Momentive’s global marketing director, Engineered Materials. “The relationship between Momentive and Targray will result in increased productivity for our customers, while delivering better service to this growing industry segment.“
The Targray and Momentive co-branded silicone sealing and potting products are being widely launched into the Photovoltaic market beginning in Q4 2009.
Founded in 1989, Targray Technology is a leading worldwide supplier of silicon and cutting-edge materials and consumables to the Solar Industry. Targray offers a full-line of innovative, state-of-the-art products and raw materials which enable solar cell and module manufacturers to maximize their cell and module quality and reliability, while significantly lowering their manufacturing cost per watt. Targray is a global company with operations and customers in over 50 countries throughout Asia, Europe and the Americas.
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