Solvay shares its solutions for cleaner mobility as key sparring partner of Movin’On in Montréal

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Brussels, June 13, 2017 --- Solvay is participating at Movin’On, sharing its solutions and ideas for cleaner mobility through its lightweighting materials which reduce CO2 emissions and its battery technologies which increase the autonomy of electric vehicles.
 
Held every three years, Movin’On this time takes place in Montréal, Canada, from June 13 to 15. Participants at this collaborative event focus their exchanges on urban mobility as one of today’s most pressing climate change challenges.

Solvay experts will lead masterclass and workshop discussions ranging from lightweight, composite materials, to Li-ion battery supply chain improvements.

Chemistry has a significant role in helping advance technologies for cleaner mobility as Solvay’s historical partnership with Solar Impulse testifies. Bertrand Piccard, explorer and initiator of the solar plane, is a key note speaker at one of Solvay’s workshops highlighting how the Group’s innovations helped Solar Impulse complete its world tour purely on solar energy.

Solvay is a gold partner and about 4,000 participants, ranging from telecoms, industrial, chemical companies, scientists to politicians. They will be exchanging ideas and solutions to better understand the needs of stakeholders along the value chain, anticipate market developments and learn about innovations.

Solvay is a multi-specialty chemical company, committed to developing chemistry that addresses key societal challenges. Solvay innovates and partners with customers in diverse global end markets. Its products and solutions are used in planes, cars, smart and medical devices, batteries, in mineral and oil extraction, among many other applications promoting sustainability. Its lightweighting materials enhance cleaner mobility, its formulations optimize the use of resources and its performance chemicals improve air and water quality. Solvay is headquartered in Brussels with around 27,000 employees in 58 countries. Net sales were € 10.9 billion in 2016, with 90% from activities where Solvay ranks among the world’s top 3 leaders. Solvay SA (SOLB.BE) is listed on Euronext Brussels and Paris (Bloomberg: SOLB.BB - Reuters: SOLB.BR) and in the United States its shares (SOLVY) are traded through a level-1 ADR program.