SSP Joins Silicone Expo and Event Advisory Board

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) will attend Silicone Expo, the world’s first free-to-attend commercial tradeshow and conference for the silicone industry, next summer. This in-person event is scheduled for June 21 to 23, 2022 at the TCF Center in Detroit and will feature 180+ exhibitors, two conference tracks with virtual roundtables, 65+ speakers, and over 3500 buyers. Select Global Events (SGE) is organizing Silicone Expo and invites industry members to book a booth.Dominic Testo, [...]

The Silicone Shortage Explained

There isn’t a simple explanation for the global shortage of silicone rubber. It’s about changes in supply and demand, pandemic-related problems with shipping/logistics, manpower, and raw materials. If you’re concerned about where the market is headed, it might help to consider the causes of the current shortage and some long-term solutions. We’ll also look at what you can do now to avoid stock-outs, excessive lead times, and surprise price increases.CausesDemand: Demand [...]