12 Oct 2022
Solvay at K 2022: “The closer we look, the further we go!”
The Group invites visitors from October 19th to 26th in Düsseldorf, Germany to discover innovative material solutions enabling significant advances toward a more sustainable future
Brussels, October 12, 2022 - At the 2022 edition of K-show, the world’s largest plastics and rubber fair, Solvay will showcase a wide range of innovative and advanced materials that support a more sustainable world, with a focus on e-mobility, resource efficiency, eco-friendly solutions, healthcare and hyperconnectivity.
“We are helping our customers solve the world’s most pressing issues around climate change and resource consumption,” says Carmelo Lo Faro, President of Solvay's Materials segment. “Our innovation delivered a breakthrough patented technology eliminating the need for fluorosurfactants in our FKM portfolio, while we are further expanding our portfolio of bio-based and recycled content advanced materials. This is why customers choose us as a trusted partner to enable the future of electrification, mobility, connectivity, defense and life solutions.”
Solvay’s dedication to the future of sustainable mobility is illustrated by the company’s partnership with Vertical Aerospace. Solvay supplies composite and adhesive technologies as well as technical support to develop VX4, the company’s electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft. In addition, Solvay will present its broad range of technologies for the automotive market in electric mobility, thermal management, lightweighting and battery applications.
To enable a connected future, Solvay will also highlight the company’s material solutions for semiconductors, smart devices and components. Solvay’s specialty polymers are designed for optimal and efficient performance in these applications, with a track record for addressing the requirements of this growing market.
Also on display are Solvay’s solutions to mitigate resource depletion, optimize energy efficiency and enable the energy transition, with a focus on solar energy, green hydrogen and water management and filtration processes.
In the life-saving applications space, Solvay will feature its new UV-C stabilizer technology that protects polyolefin surfaces from degradation caused by exposure to UV-C light, which is increasingly used to fight COVID-19 and hospital-acquired infections. In addition, the Group will showcase its medical-grade specialty polymers for applications such as medical devices and equipment, surgical instruments, implantables and hemodialysis, as well as biopharmaceutical processing and pharmaceutical packaging.
Learn more about Solvay’s solutions for accelerating our journey to a more sustainable future at Solvay’s Booth C61 in Hall 6 during K 2022, and stay tuned for the company’s live presentations at the show.
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Notes for editors
Solvay is a science company whose technologies bring benefits to many aspects of daily life. With more than 21,000 employees in 63 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 €10.1 billion in 2021. Solvay is listed on Euronext Brussels and Paris (SOLB). Learn more at www.solvay.com.
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