About Us

Specialty Silicone Products (SSP) is a global provider of silicone technologies. SSP was founded in 1989 by four employees of GE Silicones who saw the potential in new niche markets and realized that innovative products were needed to meet this growing demand. For the pharmaceutical industry, SSP’s founders began developing PTFE-lined silicone septa and caps.. 

Today, SSP offers these standard and custom products: 

  • Autosampler septa
  • Gas chromatography (GC) septa
  • Bonded caps
  • Magnetic caps
  • EPA/VOA septa
  • Cap mats
  • Ultra Low bleed septa for GC-MS and LC-MS 

At our manufacturing facility in Ballston Spa, New York (USA), SSP has over 70 employees and a footprint that spans 54,000 sq. ft. We celebrated our 25th anniversary in 2015 and are proud of our ISO 9001:2015 certification. Today, our complete product portfolio includes: 

  • Septa, septum caps, and sealing mats
  • EMI/RFI shielding silicones
  • Silicone grease compounds
  • Thin silicone membranes
  • Silicone scar treatment sheeting
  • Custom silicone compounds 

To learn more about SSP, contact us.  To view our Standard Terms and Conditions of Sales, Click Here.


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Contact Us

SSP Companies
Corporate Technology Park, 3 McCrea Hill Road
Ballston Spa, NY 12020

Toll Free: (800) 437-1442
Ph: (518) 885-8826

Custom Septa

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