Solvay adds new thermoplastic composite capacity in the United States A key driver for the world-class facility based in Greenville is growing demand from energy companies, supported by increasing aerospace and automotive demand Greenville, September 16, 2021 --- 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
LONDON (Reuters) -Activist Bluebell Capital Partners has urged Belgian chemicals company Solvay to replace Chief Executive Ilham Kadri, saying she had failed to stop the discharge into the sea of waste from a soda ash production plant in Italy. The move is part of Bluebell's campaign aimed at creating change at companies it says are falling short on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues and reflects a growing trend among activists to target companies over ESG shortcomings. Bluebell began engaging with Solvay in September 2020 over the damage it says is being caused by the dumping into the sea of soda ash waste from Solvay's Rosignano factory.
Univar (UNVR) is named as Solvay's distribution partner for the Brazilian agrochemical market. The deal is expected to enable it to provide more sustainable agriculture practices and technologies.