AB Specialty Silicones

AB Specialty Offers New Line of Silicone Ingredients for Personal Care Applications

The New Line of Silicone Ingredients is used as an alternative to dimethiconol gum blends. These ingredients are resistant to water and are suitable for use in skin care, color cosmetics, sun care and hair care applications. The product when used in skin care applications offers long wear of actives on skin, wash off resistance and file forming and in hair care applications they provides...

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AB SPECIALTY SILICONES Announces Tariff Exclusion Request Granted for Silicones in Primary Forms

Waukegan, Illinois, October 4, 2019 AB Specialty Silicones LLC, a U.S. manufacturer and global distributor of specialty silicone products, announced today that the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has granted an exclusion for silicones in primary forms, HTSUS 3910.00.0000, subject to Section 301 tariffs. Silicone is sourced from China for use in U.S. production facilities and sold...

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AB Specialty Silicones Increases Specialty Manufacturing Capacity with New Equipment

Waukegan, Illinois, April 22, 2019 AB Specialty Silicones has invested in an additional Pope Scientific wipe film distillation unit. The new equipment triples our capacity for producing low volatility materials. Production of high solids, low residual materials are important to meet the growing needs for high purity silicones in specialty electronic applications. All the product lines AB...

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AB Specialty Silicones Announces Release of New Product Brochure

Waukegan, Illinois, February 1, 2019 AB Specialty Silicones is pleased to announce the release of its new corporate brochure. The 28- page, full-color catalog presents the majority of AB’s silicone raw material ingredient offerings, detailing product specifications as well as potential applications and benefits. The digital version also features an interactive table of contents for ease of...

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AB Specialty Offers New Line of Silicone Ingredients for Personal Care Applications

The New Line of Silicone Ingredients is used as an alternative to dimethiconol gum blends. These ingredients are resistant to water and are suitable for use in skin care, color cosmetics, sun care and hair care applications. The product when used in skin care applications offers long wear of actives on skin, wash off resistance and file forming and in hair care applications they provides...

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AB Specialty Silicones Increases Manufacturing and Storage Capacity of Specialty Silicone Raw Materials

Waukegan, Illinois, May 1, 2018 AB Specialty Silicones has completed a significant plant expansion in a continuing effort to meet the growing needs of the silicone marketplace. At the center of the project is a new reactor that dramatically increases the company’s annual specialty fluid production capabilities. To accommodate the manufacturing gain, storage for raw materials and finished...

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