Momentive Performance Materials selects technology-enabled chemical distributor to be authorized distributor of GE-branded commercial construction sealants in Europe, Turkey

MAASTRICHT, Netherlands , July 16, 2013 (press release) – (ChemPoint), the leading technology-enabled distributor of fine and specialty chemicals, today announced that it has become an authorized distributor of GE-branded commercial construction sealants in Europe and Turkey. GE sealants are manufactured by Momentive Performance Materials Inc. and its subsidiaries (MPM), the exclusive global licensees of GE sealants. ChemPoint will distribute GE-branded commercial construction sealants in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, Hungary, the United Kingdom and Turkey, and provide specialized customer service and technical support.

“This new relationship further enhances our product and service offerings across Europe and Turkey, and highlights MPM’s commitment to providing their sealants customers with a highly focused, technically proficient marketing, sales and customer service channel,” said Dennis Schmeits, ChemPoint’s EMEA Regional Business Director.

“As a global company, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the best service, support and product offerings in every corner of the world,” said Rod Hawkins, Vice President of the Sealants division at MPM. “A relationship with ChemPoint is the perfect way to provide our customers what they need, where and when they need it.”

Rooted in innovation and historical “firsts,” today’s family of GE sealants is at the forefront of the ever-inventive, increasingly demanding architecture found across the globe. New or remedial, straightforward or complex, GE sealants deliver results for a wide range of application challenges. More than 70 years ago, GE’s commitment to innovation fueled the discovery of silicone. Today, the steadfast commitment to silicone innovation continues with a wide variety of product offerings, organized into five product families including structural glazing, insulating glass secondary seals, weather sealing, silicone architectural and roof coatings, glazing and other specialty applications.

To help ensure a project’s success from inception to completion, this vast array of products is complemented by superior technical assistance. With decades of experience working on some of the world’s most innovative structures, the technical team supporting GE sealants ranks among the most knowledgeable and well versed in the industry.

ChemPoint is a preferred distributor of more than 150 product lines to more than 11,000 customers worldwide. To purchase material, contact ChemPoint via telephone (+800 2436 7647), fax (+31 43 711 0282), e-mail ( or online at

Prospective customers can request samples and receive immediate technical support by calling +800 2436 7647 or e-mailing


As the leading technology-driven distributor of specialty and fine chemicals in EMEA and North America, engages in exclusive product line relationships with premier manufacturers. From its European and North American interaction centers, ChemPoint ( provides its suppliers with marketing, sales, customer service and order fulfillment solutions for their targeted customer segments. ChemPoint is a Univar company. With a network of more than 260 distribution facilities globally, Univar ( is a world leader in chemical distribution.

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.

About Momentive

Momentive Performance Materials Holdings LLC (Momentive) is the ultimate parent company of Momentive Performance Materials Inc. and Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. Momentive is a global leader in specialty chemicals and materials, with a broad range of advanced specialty products that help industrial and consumer companies support and improve everyday life. Its technology portfolio delivers tailored solutions to meet the diverse needs of its customers around the world. Momentive was formed in October 2010 through the combination of entities that indirectly owned Momentive Performance Materials Inc. and Hexion Specialty Chemicals Inc. The capital structures and legal entity structures of both Momentive Performance Materials Inc. and Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. (formerly known as Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Inc.), and their respective subsidiaries and direct parent companies, remain separate. Momentive Performance Materials Inc. and Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. file separate financial and other reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Momentive is controlled by investment funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC. Additional information about Momentive and its products is available at

Jennifer Favre, 800-485-9569 ext. 8517
Fax: 425-378-8579
Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
Tarek Bassil, +31 (0) 615 549 334
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