Faces of SSP: Meet Matt Lampo, Product Manager

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) is pleased to announce that Matt Lampo has joined our rapidly growing company as product manager. Matt’s proven ability to get things done complement his professional experience and technical expertise. For SSP’s customers, Matt’s efforts will mean faster times to market,  speedier deliveries, improved quality, and greater consistency of final product. His initial focus will be on the Aerospace, Defense and Industrial side of the business, [...]


SSP Makes Equipment Investments

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP), an innovative supplier of silicone materials and products, has made equipment investments in five major areas. Recently, our Ballston Spa, New York (USA) facility added a mixing mill, an extruding machine, precision measurement equipment, an injection molding machine, and automated packaging equipment. SSP’s recent investments will increase capacity, improve quality, and speed delivery times for customers in all of the markets that we serve.  Mixing [...]


SSP Announces Manufacturing Leadership Changes

BALLSTON SPA, NY – July 9, 2019 –  Specialty Silicone Products (SSP), an innovative supplier of silicone materials and products for aerospace and laboratory applications, has promoted two employees to manufacturing leadership positions and entrusted additional responsibilities to a third. Tim Koon and Derak Covey have been named Production Supervisors for their respective areas and Ron Bushey has been named Production Manager for SSP’s entire Ballston Spa, NY manufacturing [...]


What SSP Learned at the Healthcare Elastomers Conference

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) recently attended the 2019 Healthcare Elastomers Conference, a two-day event for the medical device industry, on May 21 and 22 in Schaumburg, Illinois. As a supplier of medical silicones, SSP showcased samples of SSP-2390, our series of high-purity, platinum-catalyzed silicones that are FDA CFR 177.2600, USP Class VI, and RoHS compliant. We also learned some important lessons about market opportunities, curing methods, and medical parts.     [...]


Silicone Rubber Calendering for Military and Aerospace Grades

Silicone rubber calendering for military and aerospace grades is used to produce composite materials that meet demanding specifications such as A-A 59588, Class 3B, Grade 50. Often, the silicone rubber is reinforced with a fabric such as DuPont Dacron®, a lightweight polyester material with excellent tear strength. Military and aerospace seals that are molded from a silicone/Dacron composite combine the wide temperature range and sealing capability of silicone with the structural integrity [...]