WESTPORT, CT – Momentive Performance Materials USA LLC has appointed Azelis Americas CASE LLC as a distributor of its polyurethane additives products for the entire United States. Based in Waterford, New York, Momentive is one of the world's largest producers of silicones and silicone derivatives, including polyurethane additives. The appointment is effective May 10, 2020. The relationship provides an excellent platform for organic sales growth in a critical segment of the market served by Azelis Americas CASE.

The agreement expands Azelis’ commercial relationship with Momentive; Azelis Americas CASE is also a distributor for the Momentive silanes business.

Momentive’s polyurethane additive product line is a strategic fit to the Azelis Americas CASE offerings for urethane customers in the flexible slabstock, rigids, molded and CASE markets.

Thuan Nguyen, Momentive Global Segment Leader – PU Rigids, Molded & Specialties, said, “Azelis Americas CASE is a premier CASE distributor in the U.S. We look forward to growing the Momentive polyurethanes additives business across the U.S. by leveraging their technical sales force, market intelligence and application labs.”

Frank Bergonzi, CEO and President, Azelis Americas, said, “Adding the Momentive polyurethane additives product line to our CASE portfolio is an ideal fit. Momentive’s products offer our customers the best-in-class quality and performance. Our sales, technical and customer support teams are eager to expand the use of these technologies with our customer base.”