AB Specialty Silicones is pleased to announce that they have been selected as Dow’s (NYSE: DOW) authorized distributor in the U.S. and Canada to support the Company’s business growth of OH functional silicone polymers in the elastomeric roof coating (ERC) market.
AB Specialty Silicones General Manager Mac Penman issued the following statement after the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) formally acknowledged today that the company has implemented all recommendations stemming from the May 3, 2019 incident
New cyclic-free resin blend outperforms industry staple in testing…
Since TMS resins are widely known for their benefits such as transfer resistance, wash-off resistance and water repellency, AB Specialty Silicones hired a contract laboratory to perform abrasion testing and transfer resistance testing.
October, 2019 – AB Specialty Silicones LLC, a U.S. manufacturer and global distributor of specialty silicone products,announced today that the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has granted an exclusion for silicones in primary forms, HTSUS 3910.00.0000, subject to Section 301 tariffs. Silicone is sourced from China for use in U.S. production facilities and sold worldwide. […]
June, 2019 – While AB Specialty Silicones continues to process and heal from the tragic event that occurred on May 3, 2019, we want to reassure our customers and partners that we are open and have resumed operations. We will work with each individual customer to ensure we meet the high-quality service in which ABSS […]
April, 2019 – AB Specialty Silicones has invested in an additional Pope Scientific wipe film distillation unit. The new equipment triples our capacity for producing low volatility materials. Production of high solids, low residual materials are important to meet the growing needs for high purity silicones in specialty electronic applications. All the product lines AB […]
February, 2019 – AB Specialty Silicones is pleased to announce the release of its new corporate brochure. The 28-page, full-color catalog presents the majority of AB’s silicone raw material ingredient offerings, detailing product specifications as well as potential applications and benefits. The digital version also features an interactive table of contents for ease of navigation. […]
January, 2019 – AB Specialty Silicones has purchased another location further expanding both storage and production capabilities. The addition comes on the heels of a year full of growth and improvements in 2018: the company expanded storage and production, added equipment enhancing capabilities, unveiled a new top-of-the-line laboratory, launched their new website, and introduced many […]
October, 2018 – AB Specialty Silicones is adding a new cyclopentasiloxane free emulsifier to their product line. AB Specialty Silicones is exhibiting at In Cosmetics on October 17th & 18th at the Javits Center show at booth #C75 where they will have samples and literature available. Due to the growing environmental safety concerns about cyclopentasiloxane, […]
October, 2018 – AB Specialty Silicones is launching a new line of silicone ingredients that operate as functional alternatives to dimethiconol gum blends, which like many silicones, are in short supply. AB Specialty Silicones is exhibiting at In Cosmetics on October 17th & 18th at the Javits Center show at booth #C75 where they will […]
June, 2018 – AB Specialty Silicones completed a significant expansion and renovation of their R&D and QA location. Additional laboratory facilities and equipment have dramatically increased technical capabilities for product analysis and performance matching that will enhance product development, performance testing and technical service. The lab expansion also includes an intermediary scale up area equipped […]
AB Specialty Silicones’ Charles Olsen and Hans Haas were published in this month’s Rubber World: ‘Addition cure HCR: Impact of inhibitors on the elastomer cure profile’ SUMMARY: This article discusses the effect of inhibitor type, level and combinations of the inhibitors on the cure profile of addition cure silicone HCR (High Consistency Rubber). The purpose […]
May, 2018 – Based on industry demand, AB Specialty Silicones is adding a line of silicone emulsifiers to their personal care offerings. These products are easy to use and offer flexible manufacturing capabilities, including cold processing. They are high performance and meet the need for superior aesthetics and delivering enhanced actives. A highly desirable benefit […]
May, 2018 – We completed a significant plant expansion in a continuing effort to meet the growing needs of the silicone marketplace. At the center of the project is a new reactor that dramatically increases the company’s annual specialty fluid production capabilities. To accommodate the manufacturing gain, storage for raw materials and finished products have […]