Friedrichshafen, Germany – Solvay acquires EPIC Polymers’ long-fiber thermoplastics (LFT*) technology to complement its offering of high performance lightweighting materials and gain access to metal replacement of larger automotive semi-structural parts.Read More →
Belgium / Poland – Solvay, a leading international chemical group, has announced that its Move4earth™ project for the recycling of technical textile waste from post-industrial sources is well on target. Validation of the technology has been completed, and construction is underwayRead More →
Solvay Launches Tegralite™ Thermoplastic Lightweighting Solutions to Improve Time and Cost Efficiencies in Aeronautics Industry.
Brussels, Belgium – Solvay has launched Tegralite™, a family of high performance lightweighting materials which offer the aeronautics industry new downstream solutions and part making capabilities that improve fuel efficiency and speed up the production, refurbishment and maintenance of planes at a lower cost.Read More →
Brussels, Belgium – In the first quarter of 2015, Group net sales grew 6.4% to € 2,646 m mostly lifted by favorable foreign exchange rates +8.5%, but volumes were globally down (1.7)% as innovation driven-demand growth and price increases in some businesses were more than offset by significantly reduced activity levels in acetate tow and […]Read More →
Solvay and 3A Composites Seal Global Specialty Foams Alliance to Secure Light-Weighting in Advanced Transportation.
Brussels, Belgium – Solvay and 3A Composites are joining forces to make innovative specialty foam materials for advanced transportation, offering for the first time on a large and worldwide scale a tailored, cost-effective substitute to traditional, labor-intense materials used to reduce the weight of applications.Read More →
Brussels, Belgium – Solvay is building a new specialty polymers resin unit in the United States, significantly expanding its production capacity of PEEK (polyether etherketone) and solidifying itself as a leader in the industry with a unique site presence in both the United States and in Asia. The new unit at Solvay’s Specialty Polymers site in […]Read More →
Brussels, Belgium – Solvay has completed the acquisition of the Ryton® PPS (polyphenylene sulphide) business from U.S.-based Chevron Phillips Chemical Company for $220 million, enlarging its high-performance polymers offering and entering a solid growth market. Solvay’s Global Business Unit (GBU) Specialty PolymersRead More →
Sao Paulo, Brazil – Solvay’s biodegradable yarn Amni® Soul Echo and its bioactive mineral yarn Emana® have won several innovation awards this year, recognizing their high value-added benefits to the environment and to its wearers. World’s first biodegradable polyamide yarn Amni® Soul Echo wins two prizes Amni® Soul Echo, the world’s first biodegradable polyamide 6.6 yarn, […]Read More →
Brazil / China – Rhodia, a member of Solvay Group, showcases Emana® Denim at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics, one of the largest textile business showrooms in the world. This event is taking place from October 20 to 23 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre in ShanghaiRead More →
Paris, France – Solvay CEO Jean-Pierre Clamadieu was elected President of Cefic, the European Chemical Industry Council. Mr Clamadieu will take over the leadership today from BASF Chairman Kurt Bock, who completed his successful two-year term. In his first address as Cefic President, Mr Clamadieu outlined his goals for the next two years during the […]Read More →