Four Lessons from MD&M West 2024

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Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) attended MD&M West 2024 last week and learned four valuable lessons that we’d like to share with you. Whether you’re a fabricator, a medical device manufacturer, or simply curious about the world’s large medical design and manufacturing event, we want to share our knowledge so that you can put it to […]

What Causes EMI/RFI? Why Do You Need Shielding?


Engineers are discovering that they need to replace standard gaskets and O-rings with products made from EMI/RFI materials. Often, this is because they’re developing new designs or testing next-generation versions of existing technologies with higher-than-expected RF emissions. This article from SSP provides an overview of EMI/RFI. It also includes some examples of what can go […]

SSP to Join MD&M West and Pittcon in February

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Ballston Spa, NY, USA, January 10, 2024 – Specialty Silicone Products (SSP), a leading manufacturer of Advanced Materials and Laboratory Products, will travel to the West Coast for two major tradeshows next month. From February 6-8, SSP will exhibit at MD&M West at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California in Booth #834. Then, from […]

Three Predictions for Advanced Materials in 2024

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What were SSP’s most popular products of 2023? And what do last year’s lessons tell us about 2024? It’s impossible to predict the future, but here are some predictions for the year ahead based on what we learned over the last 12 months. Whether you’re an engineer, a buyer, or a fabricator, you’ll want to […]

Faces of SSP: Gary Falchi Promoted to Business Development Specialist

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Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) continues to grow as we meet global demand for innovative elastomers. Recently, our Ballston Spa, New York company promoted Gary Falchi to Business Development Specialist. Gary Joined SSP in December 2017 as a Production Engineer and was promoted to Product Development Engineer in August 2022. In his new role, Gary will […]

Faces of SSP: Meet Anoulack Roback and Ree Beers

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Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) salutes Anoulack Roback (Right) and Ree Beers (Left) for their hard work and many contributions to our fast-growing company. Anoulack’s job title is Senior Accountant, but that’s just one of several hats she’s wearing during her twentieth year with SSP. Ree’s job title is Accounting Clerk, but she’s also taken on […]

SSP Prepares for Potential PFAS Restrictions


Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, more commonly called PFAS, are a category of widely used chemicals with components that break down very slowly over time.  They are often called “forever chemicals” because once they are in the environment they tend to stay there.  PFAS can be found in a wide range of consumer products like waterproof […]