SolvaySolvay is a science company whose technologies bring benefits to many aspects of daily life. With more than 23,000 employees in 64 countries, Solvay bonds people, ideas and elements to reinvent progress. The Group seeks to create sustainable shared value for all, notably through its Solvay One Planet roadmap crafted around three pillars: protecting the climate, preserving resources and fostering a better life. The Group’s innovative solutions contribute to safer, cleaner, and more sustainable products found in homes, food and consumer goods, planes, cars, batteries, smart devices, health care applications, water and air purification systems. Founded in 1863, Solvay today ranks among the world’s top three companies for the vast majority of its activities and delivered net sales of €9 billion in 2020. Solvay is listed on Euronext Brussels and Paris (SOLB), and in the United States, where its shares (SLVYY) are traded through an unsponsored ADR program. Learn more at

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Solvay to Collaborate with Trillium on Bio-Based Acrylonitrile for Carbon Fiber Applications

Solvay to Collaborate with Trillium on Bio-Based Acrylonitrile for Carbon Fiber Applications. 
(Photo: Solvay, PR018)Solvay and Trillium Renewable Chemicals have signed a letter of intent to develop the supply chain for bio-based acrylonitrile (bio-ACN). Trillium will supply Solvay with bio-ACN from Trillium’s planned commercial asset, and Solvay will evaluate bio-ACN for carbon fiber manufacturing as part of its long-term commitment to developing sustainable solutions from bio-based or recycled sources. The aim of this partnership is to produce carbon fiber for use in various applications such as aerospace, automotive, energy, and consumer goods.

Solvay Launches Digital Hub for Mining Industry

Solvay is digitizing mining chemistry. 
(Photo: Solvay, PR011)Today Solvay launched an exclusive digital knowledge hub, the Mining Chemicals Handbook, which provides 24/7 access to relevant mining chemical application information for those active in this demanding sector. This is the first such resource in the industry, underscoring Solvay’s commitment to the industry and ongoing efforts to lead and innovate.

Solvay to Supply Avio with Advanced Materials for Space Exploration

Pictured from left to right: Luigi Pellegrini & Sergio Colabucci (Avio), Gerald Perrin, Giuliano Russo & Salvatore De Nicola. (Photo: Solvay, PR016)Solvay and Avio SpA have signed a long-term agreement for the supply of composite and adhesive materials to be used across a range of programs including the Vega space programs, the European Space Agency’s satellite launch vehicles designed to send payloads into low Earth orbit (LEO).

Solvay Launches New Amodel® Supreme and Bios Grades to Support Further Sustainable Innovation in E-Mobility

Solvay launches new Amodel® Supreme and Bios grades to support further sustainable innovation in e-mobility. (Photo: Solvay, PR010)Solvay is accelerating the pace of providing the automotive industry with an entirely new generation of Amodel® polyphthalamide (PPA) materials targeted at higher demands of performance and sustainability for advanced electrical and electronic applications in e-mobility.

Solvay & 9T Labs Bring Additive Manufacturing of Carbon Composite Parts to Mass Production

Solvay is working with advanced manufacturing solution OEM 9T Labs AG (Zürich, Switzerland) to help bring additively manufactured carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) parts to mass production.

Solvay wins SPE Automotive Award for Slot Insulation Liner EV Innovation

First place in ‘New Mobility’ category of SPE Central Europe Automotive Awards 2021:
Slot liners molded in Xydar® LCP from Solvay for use as a barrier between the conductive windings and the body of electric rotors. The LCP material offers significant total cost and performance advantages to replace incumbent multi-layer films in these applications. (Photo: Solvay, PR009)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 molded rotor slot liner molded with Xydar® LCP, followed by a second place in the ‘Enabler’ category for a magnet wire insulation in KetaSpire®PEEK and a third place in the ‘Powertrain’ category for a coolant line using Ryton®PPS.

Solvay Introduces a New Flagship Epoxy Prepreg for the Aerospace Market

Solvay has launched CYCOM® EP2190, an epoxy-based system combining superior toughness for thick and thin aircraft primary structures with excellent in-plane performance in hot/wet and cold/dry environments. (Photo: Solvay, PR006)Solvay has announced the launch of CYCOM® EP2190, an epoxy-based system offering outstanding toughness in thick and thin structures combined with excellent in-plane performance in hot/wet and cold/dry environments. As the company’s new flagship product for aerospace primary structures, the material rivals incumbent solutions for wing and fuselage applications across most aviation market segments, including urban air mobility (UAM), private and commercial aerospace segments (sub and supersonic) to defense and rotorcraft.

Solvay Launches New Ajedium™ Build Sheets Portfolio for Additive Manufacturing

Solvay is introducing a new portfolio of additive manufacturing (AM) build sheets marketed under the umbrella of the company’s Ajedium™ brand products. Build sheets or plates are used in additive manufacturing processes as basic surfaces on which the extruded AM filament layers are built upon or 3D printed.

Solvay announces groundbreaking solution for recycling PVDC

Solvay, a science company delivering high performance materials for safe and reliable food packaging, has conducted a proof of concept showing that polyvinylidene chloride (PVDC) has the potential to be recycled. PVDC is used in food, beverage and healthcare multilayer barrier packaging across the world.

Solvay adds new thermoplastic composite capacity in the United States

Solvay announced today the installation completion of its new thermoplastic composites (TPC) manufacturing facility at its Greenville, South Carolina site. At full production capacity, the new line will add more than 30 positions at the 27,000-square-foot facility.

Solvay Helps La Méridionale’s Ferry Go Beyond Emissions Regulations

A look inside the filter where Solvay's SOLVAir® Marine Solution is employed to remove up to 99% of SOx and particulate matter. (Photo: Solvay, PR007)Following a successful test run showing excellent environmental performance, Solvay’s SOLVAir® Marine solution for dry exhaust gas treatment will be adopted on all engines of La Méridionale’s passenger (RoPAX) ferry Piana, following close collaboration with engineering partner ANDRITZ. The partnership will enable La Méridionale to comply with International Maritime Organization (IMO) 2020 regulations for the reduction of SOx (sulfur oxides) emissions and will facilitate removal of 99.9% of particulate matter (PM). This new project represents an important milestone in exhaust gas cleaning within the maritime sector, as it is the first successful use of a dry sorbent-based system on a vessel and enables exhaust gas treatment without the use of any wash water.

Solvay Introduces New KetaSpire® PEEK Grade for Precision ABS/ESC Brake & E-Mobility Components

Solvay Introduces New KetaSpire® PEEK Grade for Precision ABS/ESC Brake & E-Mobility Components. (Photo: Solvay, PR002)
Solvay has announced the launch of a new grade of KetaSpire® PEEK, KT-850 SCF 30, designed for precision brake system and e-mobility electronic pump components. The product was developed to provide better sealing performance over standard 30% carbon fiber filled PEEK grades.