Momentive Specialty Chemicals

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Momentive Specialty Chemicals
Industry Chemical
Predecessor Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Borden Chemicals
Parent Momentive Performance Materials Holdings LLC

Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc., previously Hexion Specialty Chemicals, is a chemical company based in Ohio. Momentive Specialty Chemicals is an operating company of Momentive Performance Materials Holdings.

Momentive Specialty Chemicals makes thermoset resins used in the construction, transportation, electronics and automotive industries. Products include acrylic monomers, amino resins, epoxy resins, phenolic resins, polyester resins, versatic acid and derivatives.[citation needed]

Corporate structure[edit]

Hexion was formed in 2005 through the merger of Borden Chemicals, Resolution Performance Products, and Resolution Specialty Materials, and the acquisition of Bakelite AG.

Momentive Performance Materials Holdings LLC was formed in October 2010 through the combination of the parent holding companies of Momentive Performance Materials Inc. and Hexion Specialty Chemicals Inc.

Momentive Performance Materials Holdings LLC is the ultimate parent company of Momentive Performance Materials and Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. and is controlled by investment funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC.[citation needed]


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