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OUR HISTORY

COMPANY and TECHNOLOGY MILESTONES

1891

1891

Union Carbide formed to produce Carbon and Graphite for Lighting & Electric Motor Applications

1946

1946

Quartz Tubing Developed for GE Lighting

1957

1957

Development of BN, TiB2 and Hot- Pressed Shapes

1963

1963

Union Carbide acquires High Temperature Materials Company

1963

1963

Developed Arc Fusion for Quartz Crucibles

1968

1968

Fused First 7,200-pound Quartz Ingot

1974

1974

Developed Crystal for BN and TiB2 Industry Powder

1974

1974

First Large- Diameter Semiconductor Tubing Produced

1980

1980

Developed Quartz Fiber Optic Applications

1984

1984

Introduction of First Pyrolytic BN & Graphite Heater

1993

1993

Advanced Ceramics formed from Union Carbide

2002

2002

Advanced Ceramics Corporation acquired by the GE Quartz division of GE Specialty Materials

2006

2006

Created i21? ingot for leading-edge semiconductor applications

2006

2006

GE Advanced Materials becomes Momentive Performance Materials, Inc.

2017

2017

Introduced Pur Q? vials: the worlds first fused quartz vial for pharmaceutical packaging

2020

2020

԰ separates from Momentive Performance Materials as a stand-alone company

2022

2022

Acquired CoorsTek Crucibles to expand capability in the Semiconductor industry

Launched Pur Q? fused quartz vials in SG-EZfill? packaging

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No. 6, 10th Floor, No. 65, Gaotie 7th Road, Zhubei City, Hsinchu, Taiwan

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No. 1088 Yuanshen road, Suite 1101 Pingan Fortune Building, Shanghai 200122, China

+86 21 5848 1388

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԰ Korea Ltd.

7F of WONIK Building, 20, Pangyo-ro 255beon-gil, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do,
Republic of Korea

+82 31 8038 9069

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԰ Japan KK

Park West 10th floor, 6-12-1, Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 1600023,
Japan

+81 3 6721 1910