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Bluestar Silicones USA Corp.
Two Tower Center Blvd., Suite 1601
East Brunswick, NJ, 08816-1100
USA



Press release date: May 12, 2014

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Bluestar Silicones will showcase its silicone solutions for textile and nonwoven applications, including a new flame and fire resistant elastomer, at the Techtextil Conference (Booth #1704), May 13-15, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.

Bluestar Silicones will introduce Bluesil™ TCS 7521, a flame and fire resistant silicone elastomer for coating fiberglass and other fire resistant fabrics that can be used as fire blankets and welding curtains. This new advanced silicone-based material is easy to coat and cures at high speeds, improving productivity for coaters.

Bluestar Silicones also will feature its full range of silicone solutions for the textile industry including surface treatments, textile coatings and thick bonding coatings for applications ranging from automotive airbags, to fire and thermal protection, to non-slip coatings.

"Bluestar Silicones takes a collaborative, problem-solving approach to developing solutions, making us an ideal partner for textile coaters looking to create new and innovative products," says Ron Hanks, marketing director, Bluestar Silicones North America.

"We are committed to our customers' success and continue to enhance our North America footprint to grow with the markets we serve," continued Mr. Hanks.  "We are investing in our new facility with equipment and improved quality systems, new product development, market expansions and adding new talent to our teams.  It's a great time to connect and collaborate with us."

In June 2012, Bluestar Silicones opened a new 226,000-sq-ft manufacturing facility located in York, S.C.  This facility is home to all manufacturing and R&D in North America for Bluestar Silicones.

The company produces its extensive range of silicone technologies at the York facility, including liquid silicone rubber (LSR), high consistency rubber (HCR), room-temperature vulcanized silicones (RTV), gels, greases and compounds, emulsions, UV/EB and thermal cure release coatings, foam control additives, and functionalized fluids and resins marketed under its Bluesil™, Silbione®, Silcolease®, Silcolapse® and Lyndcoat® trade names.  For more information, call (866) 474-6342.

About Bluestar Silicones

With worldwide operations headquartered in Lyon, France, Bluestar Silicones is a $650 million worldwide silicones raw material manufacturer. The company is one of the world's leading fully integrated global silicones manufacturers with more than 60 years of silicone expertise. Bluestar Silicones has manufacturing operations throughout the world and combines upstream silicon metal operations and capacity with downstream silicone market and application development expertise. The company offers a comprehensive range of silicone technologies in support of diverse specialty markets including paper release, textile coatings, healthcare, moldmaking, automotive, aerospace, and personal care. For more information, call (866) 474-6342.

Press Contact:
Karen O'Keefe
Telephone:  (732) 227-2089
Email: Karen.okeefe@bluestarsilicones.com

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Bluestar Silicones

Web Site: http://www.bluestarsilicones.com



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