SSP Adds Capacity with Second Mill and EMI Extruder

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP), a fast-growing manufacturer of silicone products and materials, has added another mixing mill and a new EMI extruder to its Ballston Spa, New York (USA) facility. This new equipment will help SSP to meet high demand for silicone, especially aerospace materials. SSP’s recent investments also underscore its commitment to short lead times and on-time deliveries. The company’s silicone products and materials are used in automotive, aerospace, defense, [...]


Military and Aerospace Silicones: Easy to Find and Fully Certified

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) has re-designed the Military and Aerospace Silicones section of its website to make these elastomers easier to find by specification. SSP makes silicone and fluorosilicones that meet demanding specs like AA 59588 (formerly ZZR-765), MIL-DTL-25988, and AMS. All of our products are manufactured in Ballston Spa, New York (USA) and are available with full certifications. Data sheets, safety data sheets (SDS), and independent testing reports are on-line and ready for [...]


Faces of SSP: Meet Sarah Lewis, R&D Manager

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) is pleased to announce that Sarah Lewis has joined our innovative company as Research and Development Manager. In her new role, Sarah will develop new products, improve existing products, and collaborate with customers and co-workers. Sarah has deep industry experience and holds a Ph.D. in Materials Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in Troy, New York. She reports directly to SSP’s President, Paul DiCaprio, and is responsible for all [...]


Rubber & Plastics News Features SSP

Rubber & Plastics News, a leading publication for the rubber and plastics industry, recently featured Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) in an article called SSP looks to partnerships, technology to chart growth path. As author Mike Scott explains, SSP is an innovative manufacturer of silicone materials that’s expanding its global reach through international partnerships. Over the last decade, SSP’s revenues and employees have more than doubled. Currently, SSP is planning a 30,000 [...]


Faces of SSP: Meet Irena Shein, Procurement Specialist

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) is pleased to announce that Irena Shein has joined our fast-growing company as a procurement specialist. Irena is responsible for all purchasing activities at SSP, including vendor relationships, vendor setups, and price negotiations. SSP’s customers probably won’t interact with Irena, but her relationships with vendors and suppliers are supporting our commitment to developing innovative products for industrial and laboratory applications. Irena [...]