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Plastic components featured in new solar-powered plane project


April 10, 2014 1:45 pm ET

Bayer MaterialScience AG and Solvay Group are supplying plastic materials for the new Solar Impulse ultralight plane in preparation for the first fuel-free around-the-world flight.

Ineos, Solvay offer sell-off to gain JV approval


March 4, 2014 9:55 am ET

Chemical giants Solvay SA and Ineos Group AG have offered to sell off a number of plants across Europe as the price for European Commission (EC) approval of their proposed chorvinyls joint venture.

Solvay offers to buy conductive polymer maker in Chapter 11


January 17, 2014 12:58 pm ET

Solvay SA has bid $32.6 million for Plextronics Inc., a printed electronics maker that filed for Chapter 11 protection from creditors on Jan. 16.

New Jersey town threatens to sue Solvay Specialty Polymers


January 16, 2014 5:22 pm ET

The borough of Paulsboro, N.J., has threatened plastics and chemicals maker Solvay Specialty Polymers USA LLC with a lawsuit over alleged water pollution coming from the firm’s fluoropolymers plant in West Deptford, N.J.

Solvay insists Indupa sale is 'ongoing'


January 9, 2014 1:32 pm ET

Belgian resin company Solvay SA says a deal to sell its majority stake in South American PVC producer Solvay Indupa will go ahead and is unaffected by an objection from the Argentinian share regulator.

Solvay expanding in India


January 7, 2014 10:08 am ET

Belgium's Solvay SA is expanding in India as part of its global strategy for emerging economies.

Solvay divests PVC and compounding businesses


December 18, 2013 2:19 pm ET

Belgian materials group Solvay SA has announced the sale of its 70.59 percent stake in Brazil-based Solvay Indupa S.A.I.C., the second largest producer of PVC in South America, to Braskem. In a separate announcement, U.S. private finance firm OpenGate Capital LLC said it has signed an exclusivity agreement with Solvay to acquire its Benvic PVC...

Solvay to grow in Brazil, sale of Indupa PVC asset near, says exec


December 6, 2013 10:02 am ET

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL — Belgium’s Solvay SA is revising its portfolio while pursuing organic growth and acquisitions following the integration of Rhodia SA this year. The plan that includes expanding in niche markets in Brazil where it’s strongest, while divesting from local operations like PVC where profits have disappointed.

Solvay and Shanghai 3F announce Chinese JV


November 14, 2013 11:35 am ET

Chemical behemoth Solvay SA and Shanghai 3F New Material Company (SH3F), a Chinese high-technology chemicals firm, have joined up to produce high performance fluorinated polymers out of a new facility in Changsu, China.

European Commission to probe Ineos/Solvay joint venture


November 6, 2013 3:50 pm ET

The European Commission (EC) has opened what it called an "in-depth investigation" into the proposed merger of Ineos' and Solvay's European chlorvinyls operations.

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