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Solvay Specialty Polymers: a new reality to face additional challenging market requirements

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Solvay Specialty Polymers: a new reality to face additional challenging market requirements,
Chemistry Today 
Vol. 30(3) May/June 2012

, 36-37



SOLVAY is an international chemical Group committed to sustainable development with a clear focus on innovation and operational excellence. Its recent acquisition of specialty chemicals company Rhodia created a much larger player, which is realizing over 90% of its sales in markets where it ranks among the top 3 global leaders. Solvay contributes to improving the quality of life thanks to materials able to answer to the most stringent requirements of markets such as consumer goods, construction, automotive, energy, water and environment, and electronics. The Group is headquartered in Brussels, employs about 29,000 people in 55 countries and generated EUR 12.7 billion in net sales in 2011.
Launched in April 2011, Solvay Specialty Polymers is the new global business unit of Solvay bringing together the different expertises and specialities of the former companies Solvay Solexis, Solvay Advanced Polymers, Solvay Padanaplast and Solvin with the aim of serving customers with a more complete and high performing portfolio of ...