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Specialty Coatings and Materials

Silica Products

PPG Silica Products

PPG pioneered the development of synthetic precipitated silica, becoming one of the first manufacturers to bring them to market in the 1930s. Today, PPG’s silica products business is a global leader in the manufacture of precipitated silica for uses, including:
  • Reinforcing fillers in tire, industrial, footwear, and silicone rubber applications;
  • Microporous fillers in battery separator applications;
  • Flatting and thickening agents in coating, adhesive, and sealant applications;
  • Anti-caking, free-flow, and carrier agents in food, feed, and industrial applications.
PPG Silica Products also makes TESLIN® substrate, a microporous print sheet material used for card, specialty print, in-mold graphic, tag and label use, as well as technology-focused applications such as, smart security credentials, e-passports and radio frequency identification (RFID) cards and labels.

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Business Executives

Anup Jain, Vice President, Specialty Coatings and Materials

Business Headquarters

Monroeville Chemicals Center
440 College Park Drive
Monroeville, PA 15146 USA
Tel: 800-243-6745 (Silica Products Customer Service)
Tel: 888-774-2774 or 724-325-5924 (Teslin Customer Service)
FAX: 724-325-5342

Trade Media Contacts

Brande Juart

Research and Development

Monroeville Chemicals Center
440 College Park Drive
Monroeville PA 15146 USA
Tel: 724-325-5100
FAX: 724-325-5105

Web Sites


Principal Operations

Manufacturing Sites

  • Lake Charles, Louisiana
  • Delfzijl, The Netherlands
  • Barberton, Ohio
  • Darien, Wisconsin

Teslin is a registered trademark of PPG Industries Ohio, Inc.