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Solvay wins Boeing Supplier of the Year Award

Solvay has received a “Supplier of the Year” award from The Boeing Company. Solvay was selected alongside nine other companies for distinguished performance in working with Boeing. The supply chain visibility category recognized Solvay’s support of Boeing’s digital thread strategy by enabling real-time visibility across the supply chain...

Solvay towards separation into two independent companies

Solvay announced it is reviewing plans to separate the company into two independent publicly traded companies: EssentialCo would comprise leading mono-technology businesses including soda ash, peroxides, silica and coatis, which are reported as the company’s chemicals segment, as well as the special chem business; these...

Solvay to suspend operations in Russia

Solvay is deeply concerned by the dramatic humanitarian crisis that is unfolding as a result of the hostilities in Ukraine. In light of these events, Solvay has decided to suspend its operations and new investments in Russia. Further, Solvay will suspend dividend payments from Rusvinyl, an independent 50:50 joint venture in Russia...

New recycled-based HPPA for household appliances

The leading global supplier of specialty polymers, Solvay, has introduced a new Omnix high-performance polyamide (HPPA) compound family based on a minimum of 33% recycled content, consisting of 70% PIR/PCR recycled resin which is highly secured and has a controlled process by the supplier. The innovative...

Special polymers for electric mobility on the podium

Three e-mobility applications using Solvay specialty polymers are among the winners of The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) prestigious Automotive Awards in 2021. First place in the “New Mobility” category of the Awards went to an injection moulded rotor slot liner moulded with Xydar LCP, followed by a second place in the...

Inhibitor for safer transportation and storage of acrylic monomers

Phenothiazine LVT 2330, a next-generation shortstop inhibitor solution available globally, has been developed by Solvay to protect against runaway polymerization of acrylic and methacrylic acids, esters and other monomers in bulk storage facilities, transportation tanks and containers...

Carmelo Lo Faro appointed president of Solvay materials segment

Solvay announced today that Carmelo Lo Faro, previously president of Solvay's composite materials business unit, is promoted to a new role as president of Solvay's materials segment, effective immediately. The materials segment includes both the specialty polymers and composite materials businesses and has been identified as the primary...

Solvay and Carbon22 partner on creed cannulated screws for orthopedics

Solvay’s Zeniva polyetheretherketone (PEEK) resin was chosen by Carbon22, a GLW company, for its new creed cannulated screw system for foot and ankle surgery. This advanced new screw system recently received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). To create the new system’s ortholucent, plastic-metal hybrid composite...

Solvay entrusts Nevicolor with the distribution in Italy of its sulphonic-based polymers

Effective May 1, 2021, Solvay’s Udel PSU, Radel PPSU and Veradel PESU specialty polymers will be available in Italy through Nevicolor. “Nevicolor is our long-standing distribution partner in Italy, providing coverage across all regions of the peninsula,” said Dries Steijnen Manager Channel Partners Sales Emea...