Solvay SA

Solvay Acetow enters plastics

October 28, 2013 3:16 pm ET

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY — Solvay Acetow, a subsidiary of Solvay, is entering the plastics market for the very first time with a new biomaterial based on cellulose.

Solvay Specialty Polymers invests in thermoplastic composite firm

October 21, 2013 6:00 am ET

DUSSELDORF, GERMANY — Solvay Specialty Polymers has purchased a stake in advanced composites maker Aonix Advanced Materials Corp. for an undisclosed price.

Solvay rolls out resins for mobile devices

October 18, 2013 2:13 pm ET

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY – The boom in smart mobile devices is driving materials development at Solvay Specialty Polymers USA LLC.

To aid merger, Ineos might shed PVC plant in Germany

September 13, 2013 2:38 pm ET

Ineos Group might have to sell its PVC resin plant in Schkopau, Germany, in order for its European vinyls merger with Solvay SA to receive regulatory approval.


Emerald adds plasticizer capacity; environmental group asks for Solvay site investigation

August 12, 2013 2:52 pm ET

AKRON, OHIO — Another plasticizer expansion for Emerald Performance Materials is featured in this week's Material Insights video.

Salvage firm Salvex seeks buyer for PS plant

July 26, 2013 3:06 pm ET

HOUSTON — Salvage firm Salvex is seeking a buyer for a polystyrene pilot plant formerly operated by Solvay SA in Deer Park, Texas.

Solvay starts PEEK and PAEK production in China

June 19, 2013 1:51 pm ET

Solvay Specialty Polymers has started the production of KetaSpire PEEK and AvaSpire PAEK compounds at its China facility in Changshu, Jiangsu province.


N. American PS prices fall 3 cents in April

May 13, 2013 12:29 pm ET

AKRON, OHIO — An April price drop for solid polystyrene resin in North America is featured in this week's Material Insights video. Also this week, we report a big PVC merger in Europe, as well as news of a new player in the plastic additives...

Ineos and Solvay plan PVC operations merger

May 7, 2013 10:59 am ET

LYNDHURST, ENGLAND — Chemicals giants Ineos Group and Solvay SA have announced their intention to enter into a 50-50 joint venture which, the companies said will create a PVC business with an annual sales of about 4.3 billion euros ($5.63 billion).


Solar-powered Impulse aircraft: something new under the sun

April 30, 2013 9:48 am ET

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF. — Creators of a plane powered only by solar energy plan to fly it around the world, with help from Solvay SA and Bayer MaterialScience AG.

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