May 13, 2013Gelest’s Expansion in Germany Offers Specialty Silane,
Silicone and Metal-Organic Materials Directly
to Customers throughout Europe
Gelest, Inc. continues to strengthen its position as a leading innovator, manufacturer and supplier of commercial and research scale organosilicon compounds, metal-organic compounds and silicones to the global marketplace. It has extended its reach into Europe through the acquisition of a warehouse and logistics center located in Industriepark Griesheim, Frankfurt/Main Germany.
May 9, 2013Gelest PCS Launches SiQube™ Q1850
Gelest, Inc. has introduced a new material for its line of Personal Care silicones. SiQube™ Q1850 (INCI: Polysilsesquioxane Steardimonium Chloride) is a quaternary amine functional silicone resin with unique properties. SiQube™ Q1850 is a dry powder that is stable in aqueous solution. It has a powerful cleansing and debriding ability, natural smooth skin feel, facilitates increased moisture binding, reduces the need for preservatives, naturalizes the skin and acts as an anti-static agent for hair and skin.
April 12, 2013Gelest Reinforces Its Continued Compliance with All
Regulatory and Quality Assurance Requirements
Gelest, Inc. announces the formation of a new Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance Group. Under the co-leadership of Kevin King, Executive Vice President Operations, who oversees Regulatory Affairs, and Joel Zazyczny, Executive Vice President Silanes, Silicones & Metal-Organics, who oversees Quality Assurance, the new group is responsible for ensuring that Gelest continues to fulfill all applicable regulatory and quality assurance requirements pertaining to the company’s chemical manufacturing facilities and processes.
April 3, 2013Gelest Bolsters Its Product, Facilities and Business
Management to Ensure Continued Success
Gelest, Inc. is pleased to announce a number of new appointments and promotions it has recently made to drive and support its successful growth as a manufacturer and supplier of silane, silicone and metal-organic compounds to the global marketplace.
February 1, 2013Gelest Introduces New Family of Volatile Higher Silanes for Semiconductor, Flexible Electronic Applications
Gelest, Inc. has once again extended its line of reactive silicone fluids and materials, this time with the addition of new silicone macromers, including monofunctional and heterobifunctional monodisperse reactive fluids. Gelest’s broad range of reactive silicone fluids and materials find wide application in adhesives, binders, ceramic coatings, dielectric coatings, encapsulants, gels, membranes, optical coatings, photolithography, polymer synthesis, and sealants.
January 31, 2013Gelest’s Extensive Line of Reactive Silicone Fluids
and Materials Continues to Expand
Gelest Inc., a leading innovator, manufacturer and supplier of organosilicon compounds, metal-organic compounds and silicones to the global marketplace, has extended its product offering to include volatile higher silanes. Gelest’s new offerings include trisilane, isotetrasilane and neopentasilane, which are produced in the company’s newly commissioned facility in Morrisville, Pennsylvania.
September 28, 2012Gelest Showcases Wide Array of Volatile Carbosilanes
For Electronics Applications
Gelest’s newest reference piece, “Volatile Carbosilanes,” features preeminent precursors for silicone carbide films and buffer layers; carbon-doped (tensile-strained) silicon; ALD promoted patterning and seed layers; SiCO:H films for low-k, barrier layers, and etch-stop; and silicon carbonitride utilized in the passivation of silicon-based photovoltaics.
May 16, 2012Gelest Showcases Its Expanded Range of Stable, Inert
Silicone Fluids for Multiple Uses in Updated Brochure
New hydrophilic and polar silicones, along with a wider range of organic compatible fluids, are all included in the newly expanded, updated brochure “Silicone Fluids: Stable Inert Media,” now available from Gelest, Inc. The 32-page brochure provides extensive performance data and application information that will allow engineers and scientists to make the most appropriate selections from over 100 fluids and materials.
January 11, 2012Gelest Introduces New Silicon-Based
Reagents for Cross Coupling
Cross-coupling reactions, a recently introduced synthetic method for carbon-carbon bond formation, are discussed in detail in a new 52-page brochure from Gelest, Inc., titled “Silicon-Based Cross-Coupling Reagents.” The new brochure contains over 160 references, including key reviews on the formation of biaryl, styrene, diene, triene, aryl acetylene, diaryl acetylene, pyridine and enyne derivatives and Heck coupling/cross-coupling cascade reaction sequences.