Solvay is a science company whose technologies bring benefits to many aspects of daily life. With more than 22,000 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 €13.4 billion in 2022. 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 www.solvay.com.Solvay
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23 Mar 2023
Solvay Introduces New Polymer for High-heat EV Battery Module Insulation
Solvay, a global market leader in specialty materials, has announced the introduction of a new high-heat and flame retardant grade in the company’s Xydar® liquid crystal polymers (LCP) portfolio, which is designed to meet critical safety demands in EV battery components. The new Xydar® LCP G-330 HH material addresses challenging thermal and insulation requirements and is targeted particularly at battery module plates of EV models operating with higher voltage systems.
14 Mar 2023
Solvay at in-cosmetics 2023: “Caring for People, Caring for the Planet”
Solvay, a leader in naturally derived ingredients for beauty care formulations, has announced a full range of functional and sustainable ingredients to be highlighted at the upcoming in-cosmetics Global 2023 trade fair in Barcelona from March 28 to 30. Addressing beauty care creators from around the world, Solvay will showcase an extensive portfolio of innovative hair and skin care ingredients and formulations on display at Booth V10. In addition, Solvay’s beauty experts will present during a technical seminar its latest cleansing solutions promoting wellness and hold a sustainability conference on fermentation as a technology for a sustainable future.
7 Mar 2023
Solvay launches Polycare® Heat Therapy for bio-based thermoprotection in hair care
Solvay, a leader in naturally derived ingredients for beauty care formulations, introduces Polycare® Heat Therapy, a new functional active ingredient that protects hair from thermal damage due to repeated use of hair styling appliances operating at very high temperatures. The non-ecotoxic, double-derivatized cationic guar active ingredient advances the global trend of bio-based and silicone-free solutions in hair care and delivers excellent thermal protection in transparent formulations.
2 Mar 2023
Solvay to Showcase Coating Solutions that Make a Difference at ECS 2023
Solvay, a leading global paint and coating solutions provider, will exhibit at the European Coatings Show 2023 from March 28 to 30 in Nuremberg, Germany. The company will highlight how its advanced surfactants, emulsifiers, specialty monomers, and other functional solutions can enhance the performance, aesthetics and lifetime of paints and coatings, while contributing to resource efficiency, improved air quality and healthier living.
1 Mar 2023
Solvay and Airborne Receive Funding for a Composite Alternative to Metal Battery Enclosures
Solvay has announced that its Battery Enclosure Materials Automation (BEMA) project for developing an all-composite solution for energy efficient battery packs has won major funding by Innovate UK as part of UK Research and Innovation, the United Kingdom’s national innovation agency.
15 Feb 2023
Solvay Launches ISCC PLUS Certified Mass Balance Hydroquinone and Hydroquinone Monomethylether
Solvay, a leading global supplier of specialty materials, has announced that the production of its hydroquinone (HQ) and hydroquinone monomethylether (MeHQ) in Saint-Fons, France has been accredited to comply with the mass balance accounting regime of the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) PLUS system.
23 Jan 2023
Solvay Launches the First ISCC PLUS Certified Mass Balance Vanillin
Solvay, a leading global supplier of vanillin, has announced that the production of Rhovanil® vanillin at Saint-Fons in France has been accredited to comply with the mass balance accounting regime of the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) PLUS system*.
7 Dec 2022
Solvay Receives ISCC PLUS Mass Balance Certification for Bio-Circular DMAPA Manufacturing in Zhangjiagang, China
Solvay announces that its Zhangjiagang plant in China has been certified under the mass balance regime of the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) PLUS system for manufacturing bio-circular Fentamine® DMAPA UP. This chemical intermediate is key to manufacturing the Mirataine® range of surfactants, which are used in several home, hygiene and beauty care applications spanning from dishwashing liquids to surface cleaners and from shampoos to body washes.
22 Nov 2022
Solvay Launches New Emulsifier To Boost Coatings And Adhesives Performance
Solvay launched today Reactsurf® 2490, a new APE-free polymerizable surfactant designed as a primary emulsifier for acrylic, vinyl-acrylic and styrene-acrylic latex systems. Reactsurf® 2490 improves emulsion performance to deliver superior functional and aesthetic benefits in exterior coatings and pressure sensitive adhesives (PSAs), compared to conventional surfactants, even at high temperatures.
8 Nov 2022
Solvay Partners with French Start-Up Ostium in Single-Use Surgical Instruments Material Recycling
Solvay, a leading supplier of advanced materials, has teamed up with French start-up Ostium in a joint project designed to enable the mechanical recycling of end-of-life single-use surgical instruments molded in glass-fiber reinforced Ixef® polyarylamide (PARA) from Solvay’s portfolio of specialty polymers.
2 Nov 2022
Solvay’s Sustainable Alve-One® Foaming Solutions Win 2022 Pierre Potier Prize
Solvay, a leading supplier of advanced materials, has announced that its Alve-One® foaming solutions have been awarded the 2022 Pierre Potier Prize during a ceremony organized by France Chimie on October 27 in Paris. Alve-One® is a family of safe and eco-friendly, patented chemical foaming agents developed for use in thermoplastic foams.
31 Oct 2022
Solvay Honored with 2022 Suppliers Partnership for the Environment Award
Solvay, a leading supplier of advanced materials, has announced that it has won the 2022 Suppliers Partnership (SP) Award for Creativity in Implementing Sustainable Practices. The award recognizes “remarkable creativity in implementing environmental sustainability programs and practices within the North American automotive supply chain.” A committee of leading SP OEM members (including Ford, General Motors, Honda, Stellantis and Toyota) selected Solvay for its sustainable manufacturing of a bio-based polymer program and the measurable results in reducing the carbon footprint within the past 24 months.