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SiO2 Barrier Technology combines the best of Glass and Polymers, without the drawbacks of either to create the perfect container!


SiO2 Materials Science is a company with deep roots in chemistry and engineering. The company creates and manufactures engineered primary packaging container components for the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industry. These containers typically take the form of syringes, vials, and cartridges.

Our patented technology applies a unique glass-like barrier onto any plastic surface. Our products are engineered to combine the durability and dimensional precision of plastic with the physical and barrier properties of glass.

In the Pharma Industry, SiO2 advanced technology solves more than 30 problems which have plagued the industry for more than 100 years – including some of the most challenging related to drug stability, drug efficacy, and safety.

Problems solved in the Pharma & Biotech Segment
    • No Silicon Oil
    • No Drug Interactions
    • No Breakage
    • No Extractables / Leachables
    • No Metals
    • No needle Glue
    • We can handle very high pH levels.
    • Customized Containers
    • No Oxygen Degradation

With more than 300 patents, our technology is our largest differentiator. No other company has been able to bring step change innovation to pharma packaging for more than 50 years.



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Celebrating 5 years at SiO2! – Kameka A. Brooks

Celebrating 5 years at SiO2!We are very proud to wish Kameka Brooks a wonderful 5th work anniversary at SiO2! Kameka began her career with SiO2 as a quality inspector and has since been promoted to QA Lead. Her colleagues value the fact that she takes time for them,...

Celebrating 10 years at SiO2! – Stephen Gentry

Celebrating 10 years at SiO2!We are very proud to wish Stephen Gentry a wonderful 10th work anniversary at SiO2! Stephen has worked in the R&D department for the duration of his tenure at SiO2. He has held several titles over the last ten years. He has never let...


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