SSP Receives Second Certificate of Compliance for USP Class VI Silicones

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) recently received a certificate of compliance (COC) from NAMSA, the world’s leading MedTech Contract Research Organization, for a 10-durometer silicone test article that passed USP Biological Reactivity Tests, In Vivo for USP Plastics Class VI.  This is the second material in our SSP2390 family of USP Class VI silicones to receive a NAMSA COC. The first was for a 50-durometer test article that passed this same group of tests, which are performed on [...]


USP Class VI Silicones and the Supply Chain Crisis

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) makes USP Class VI silicones for medical applications. The SSP2390 family of products isn’t new, but the marketplace for these materials continues to evolve. To keep up with the changes, medical device designers and manufacturers need elastomers they can trust. That’s especially important during the current supply chain crisis because silicone elastomers and their ingredients are in short supply. When you buy USP Class VI silicones from SSP, however, [...]


SSP Promotes Adam Stiles to Chief Operating Officer

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. – Specialty Silicone Products (SSP)  is announcing that Adam Stiles has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer (COO). Adam has led the company’s sales and marketing efforts since 2010 and became SSP’s vice president in 2020, a role that made him responsible for implementing long-term business strategy. In his new role as COO, Adam will continue to lead the sales, marketing, and long-term strategic efforts as well as manufacturing, engineering, and [...]


EMI O-Rings for Industrial Automation: Get the White Paper

Robots, co-bots and other industrial automation technologies need to withstand environments where’s there’s dust, moisture, machine oils, and electronic noise. EMI O-rings made from conductive silicones seal out the physical environment and help protect circuits against electromagnetic interference (EMI), a growing problem on factory floors.In a new white paper, Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) explains what you need to know about EMI O-rings for industrial automation. From [...]


Faces of SSP: Suchada Connors

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) is pleased to introduce Suchada Connors, our new Production Supervisor for industrial products. Suchada joined the SSP team less than a month ago and is responsible for achieving key manufacturing objectives and production goals. These include maximizing productivity, achieving on-time delivery, minimizing scrap, ensuring worker safety, and producing high-quality materials. She works closely with other departments and is helping to create a best-practices [...]