Faces of SSP: Meet Joseph Henkel

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) is pleased to announce that Joseph Henkel, a Six Sigma Black Belt, has joined the Ballston Spa, New York (USA) company as manager of quality and compliance. Joe’s diverse and distinguished career includes deep experience in engineering, product development, and quality. He’s also civically-minded and has displayed a strong commitment to his community. Joe is a  graduate of the University of Albany and holds a B.S. in Biology and Chemistry. He [...]


SSP Earns ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP), global supplier of SpecShield™ silicones, FDA/USP VI silicones, custom septa, and other rubber and plastic products and materials, is now ISO 9001:2015 certified. AEA Quality Registrars, Inc. of Wappingers Falls, New York (USA) issued SSP’s certificate of registration (SSP-001B), which is valid until November 4, 2021.  SSP has been ISO-certified for many years and, until its recent ISO 9001:2015 certification, was an ISO 9001:2008 certified [...]


Meet SSP’s Bonding Team

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) manufactures standard and custom septa at its Ballston Spa, New York facility. SSP’s Bonding Team joins septa to caps across two shifts and includes a group of machine operators and silicone specialists we’d like you to meet. Kevin Meadows leads the team and is SSP’s Lab Products Production Manager. Since joining the company seven years ago, Kevin has worked on the bonding and friction teams, learned to run the mills, and served as a second [...]


Meet SSP's Industrial Team

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) manufactures EMI silicones and a wide variety of silicone compounds. SSP’s Industrial Team is led by Ron Bushey and includes a group of machine operators and silicone specialists that we’d like you to meet. Ron Bushey is the Production Manager for the industrial side of SSP’s business. Since joining the company 10 years ago, he’s seen plenty of changes. For example, SSP now runs two shifts instead of one. The number of production [...]


SSP Launches New SeptaSource Website

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) has launched a new website for the laboratory diagnostic, environmental testing, pharmaceutical, and chemical packaging industries. SeptaSource.com is the place to find clean septa, septum caps, and cap mats for analytical purity. In addition to standard products, this on-line resource features an easy-to-use Custom Septa Selector. SSP’s new site also includes a blog and other technical content that highlight why not all septa is created equal. For [...]