2013 Press Releases

August 30, 2013

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Gelest Inc. Introduces Comprehensive Silicon Compounds Handbook Featuring New Molecules, Expanded Registry of Products and Properties and Technical Articles: Gelest, Inc. announces the publication of Silicon Compounds: Silanes & Silicones, 5000A. This handbook introduces over 250 new compounds and nearly 50 new polymers, including silanes for coupling agent applications and new functional and non-functional dipodal structures.

May 13, 2013

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Gelest’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, 2013

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Gelest PCS Launches SiQub™ 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, 2013

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Gelest 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, 2013

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Gelest 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, 2013

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Gelest 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, 2013

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Gelest’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.


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