Tag Archives: Solvay

The European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) published its thought paper on EU’s upcoming framework programme (FP9)

BRUSSELS, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) has published its thought paper on the EU’s upcoming framework programme (FP9). Cefic concludes that a reliable growth strategy for the European economy can only be realised with partnership driven innovation to … Read the full press release

Solvay becomes preferred supplier of thermoplastic composite materials to Fokker

TEMPE, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay and GKN Aerospace’s Fokker business have teamed up to promote and accelerate the adoption of thermoplastic composite materials on aircraft, with Solvay becoming a preferred supplier of these innovative lightweight materials to Fokker. Under the … Read the full press release

Solvay to present technical solutions to address tightening cadmium regulations at the 4th annual SYMPHOS forum

Woodland Park, N.J., 03-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay, a leading global supplier of advanced mining chemical technologies, will present technical solutions to address tightening cadmium regulations and scale inhibition in phosphoric acid plants at the 4th annual SYMPHOS forum. As … Read the full press release

Solvay Debuts New Coating Line at ECS 2017

PARIS, 10-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay Novecare, a key global business unit of the Solvay Group and also a worldwide leader in specialty surfactants and specialty monomers, will feature a line of new products designed to meet customers’ unmet needs for … Read the full press release

Solvay and Aquatic Concept Group extend partnership in their worldwide aquaculture operations

BRUSSELS, 13-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay, a leading global supplier of Peroxides, and Aquatic Concept Group (ACG) have signed a global joint agreement to work together in pursuit of sustainable growth in their worldwide aquaculture operations. Following several years of … Read the full press release

Solvay, ArcelorMittal, Evonik and LafargeHolcim form new Low Carbon Technology Partnerships Initiative

Marrakech, 18-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay, ArcelorMittal, Evonik and LafargeHolcim today announce the formation of a new Low Carbon Technology Partnerships Initiative across the steel, cement and chemicals industries. This new partnership will look at the potential synergies that exist … Read the full press release

Solvay is the materials supplier named on an SPE® Automotive Innovation Awards Competition winner in the Aftermarket Category

Tempe, AZ, USA, 18-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay, a global leader in lightweighting solutions for automotive, is honored to be the materials supplier named on an SPE® Automotive Innovation Awards Competition winner in the Aftermarket Category. The winning part is … Read the full press release

Chemistry for the Future Solvay Prize winner Ben Feringa among the winners of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016

BRUSSELS, 10-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay proudly celebrates that Dutch scientistBen Feringa is among the winners of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016, nearly one year after he won the “Chemistry for the Future Solvay Prize”. Ben Feringa, Professor at the University of … Read the full press release

EUROSPINE 2016: Shanghai Reach to develop highly cost-effective kit of reusable instruments for spinal surgeries with Solvay’s KetaSpire® and AvaSpire® polymers

Alpharetta, Ga., 10-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay, a leading global supplier of specialty polymers, announced today at EUROSPINE 2016 (Hall B, Booth N96) that its medical grade KetaSpire® polyetheretherketone (PEEK) and AvaSpire® polyaryletherketone (PAEK) polymers enabled medical device pioneer, Shanghai Reach … Read the full press release

Solvay opens new carbon fiber production line at its U.S. Piedmont Facility in South Carolina

BRUSSELS, 29-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay today inaugurates a new carbon fiber production line at its U.S. Piedmont Facility, South Carolina, doubling production capacity of a key raw material to make carbon fiber reinforced composite materials and meeting increasing demand … Read the full press release

Solvay: Dacon Systems’ KetaSpire® KT-851 NT polyetheretherketone (PEEK) rapidly becomes material of choice for new applications within challenging wire and cable designs

Alpharetta, Ga, 14-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay, a leading global supplier of high-performance specialty polymers, reported today that Dacon Systems, an industry leader in manufacturing custom wire and cable, is increasingly specifying KetaSpire® KT-851 NT polyetheretherketone (PEEK) as an insulator for … Read the full press release

Solvay and Mubadala joint venture to supply carbon fiber pre-impregnated composite materials to support Boeing’s new 777X program

Solvay and Mubadala create joint venture in UAE to expand 777X supply Brussels, Seattle, Abu Dhabi, 13-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay and Mubadala Development Company, the Abu Dhabi-based investment and development company, are further strengthening their solid strategic relationship with … Read the full press release

Solvay to cease investments in the production of torrefied biomass through its Solvay Biomass Energy (SBE) joint venture in U.S.

BRUSSELS, 13-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay has decided to cease investments in the production of torrefied biomass through its Solvay Biomass Energy (SBE) joint venture with U.S. company New Biomass Holding as market developments have been lagging behind expectations and are … Read the full press release

Solvay to participate at the 2016 American Coatings Show, April 12-14 at the Indianapolis Convention Center

PRINCETON, 30-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay will showcase its line of high-efficiency dispersants for water-based pigment concentrates and its line of APE-free surfactants and emulsifiers during the 2016 American Coatings Show in Indianapolis. The Rhodoline® 3000 and Rhodoline® 4000 series of wetting … Read the full press release

Solvay to build additional production capacity of Hydroquinone in China starting-up in 2018

BRUSSELS, 30-Mar-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — SOLVAY communication on Hydroquinone and MEHQ capacity increase projects Solvay announces its plan to build an additional production capacity of Hydroquinone (HQ) in China starting-up in 2018. This investment will be based on an innovative and … Read the full press release

Polimotor 2 project led by automotive innovator Matti Holtzberg selected Solvay’s high-performance Torlon® polyamide-imide (PAI)

New sprocket fabricated from Torlon® PAI replaces conventional metal to help Polimotor 2 designers reduce weight, decrease noise and vibration and extend timing belt life ALPHARETTA, Ga., 3-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay Specialty Polymers, a leading global supplier of high-performance … Read the full press release

Hankuk Carbon Co selects Solvay’s high-performance Virantage® polyethersulfone (PESU) to improve the toughness, heat resistance and processing consistency of a thermoset composite prepreg

Solvay’s impact modifiers enhance the toughness, heat resistance and processability of a carbon fiber prepreg developed by Hankuk for automotive fenders and roof components DALLAS, Tex., 3-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay Specialty Polymers, a leading global supplier of high-performance polymers, announced … Read the full press release

Nicolas Cudré-Mauroux appointed Group Research & Innovation General Manager Solvay

BRUSSELS, 10-9-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay has appointed Nicolas Cudré-Mauroux as Group Research & Innovation General Manager. Nicolas Cudré-Mauroux joins Solvay from DuPont where he began his international career in 1988 as a researcher in the United States. Subsequent positions he … Read the full press release

Solvay to acquire 100% of U.S.-based Cytec for US$5.5 billion

Perfect fit with Solvay’s strategy focused on sustainability and value Propels Solvay to world’s second largest player in aerospace composite materials Accelerates growth of Advanced Materials with major push into composites Reinforces Advanced Formulations with the world’s number one mining … Read the full press release

Solvay to build a high volume High Purity H2O2 plant in Italy

BRUSSELS, 31-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay’s GBU Special Chem has launched a partnership with one of the world’s leading electronics producers, under which Solvay will build a high volume High Purity H2O2 plant in Italy to meet the fast growing demand … Read the full press release

Solvay begins production at its new fluoroelastomers (FKM) plant in Changshu, China

BRUSSELS, 31-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay has begun production at its new fluoroelastomers (FKM) plant in Changshu, China, as part of its ongoing strategic site expansion, to meet booming demand for its specialty polymers from Asia’s fast-growing automotive industry and multiple … Read the full press release

Solvay to end the production of So-dium Percarbonate in Rosignano, Italy

Brussels, 31-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay announces today its intention to end the production of So-dium Percarbonate in Rosignano, Italy, by the end of the first quarter of 2016 at the latest. The main reason is the further decrease of the … Read the full press release

Solvay signs with British polymer technology company Revolymer to boost the performance of its organic peroxide Eureco(™) used in detergents and other applications

Brussels, 2-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay announces it has signed a global license agreement with British polymer technology company Revolymer to exclusively apply its encapsulation technology to boost the performance of Solvay’s organic peroxide EurecoTM used in detergents and other applications. Solvay’s EurecoTM is … Read the full press release

Solvay to build new specialty polymers resin unit in Augusta, Georgia, US

Brussels,  2-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — 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 … Read the full press release

Solvay’s biodegradable yarn Amni® Soul Eco and its bioactive mineral yarn Emana® won innovation awards

World’s first biodegradable polyamide yarn Amni® Soul Eco wins two prizes Sao Paulo, 11-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay’s biodegradable yarn Amni® Soul Eco and its bioactive mineral yarn Emana® have won several innovation awards this year, recognizing their high value-added … Read the full press release

Solvay acquires Brazilian manufacturer of specialty esters Dhaymers

Sao Paulo, Brazil, 11-12-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay announces today that it is acquiring Dhaymers, a Brazilian manufacturer of specialty esters, entering the skin care market and expanding its presence in industrial lubricants and mining industries in Latin America. Solvay’s Global … Read the full press release

Solvay CEO Jean-Pierre Clamadieu elected President of Cefic, the European Chemical Industry Council

New Cefic President Jean-Pierre Clamadieu to focus on competitiveness, innovation Paris, 17-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay CEO Jean-Pierre Clamadieu was today elected President of Cefic, the European Chemical Industry Council.  Mr Clamadieu will take over the leadership today from BASF Chairman … Read the full press release

Solvay unveils breakthrough innovation for surface cleaning formulations at Sepawa Congress and Detergents Conference in Fulda, Germany

Fulda, Germany, 17-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay unveils its breakthrough innovation for surface cleaning formulations at the Sepawa Congress and Detergents Conference, stand 408 and 353-354 from 15-17th October 2014 at Fulda, Germany. Saving time and cleaning without effort are must-haves for … Read the full press release

Solvay strengthens its aluminum brazing capabilities with the acquisition of Flux Schweiß- und Lötstoffe GmbH

Hannover, 17-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay has acquired Flux Schweiß- und Lötstoffe GmbH (Flux) to complement its aluminum brazing capabilities and products with fast-growing formulations for automotive heat exchangers and stationary heat, ventilation and air conditioning units. A flourishing and innovative … Read the full press release

Solvay and AkzoNobel partner with EY to develop monitoring system that tracks and quantifies the use of renewable raw materials

Brussels, 9-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay and AkzoNobel have joined forces with EY (Ernst & Young) to jointly develop a monitoring system that tracks and quantifies the use of renewable raw materials in paints, coatings and other applications. The partnership … Read the full press release