We are creating long-term value
Solvay is an advanced materials and specialty chemicals company committed to developing best technology that addresses sustainable mobility and improves resource efficiency. Our innovative products and solutions are designed to meet our customers’ needs, making us a world leader in most of our activities.
We focus on creating long-term value and we do so efficiently, which results in steady organic growth and cash generation, a strong track record of continued shareholders distribution, and the highest margin among our competitors.
2018 Investor Update
Solvay updated investors on its portfolio, with Next Generation Mobility & Resource Efficiency as key markets and key levers to enable the Group to deliver superior and sustainable value growth.
To us, it’s all about advanced materials and specialty chemicals. We are a company committed to developing best technology that addresses sustainable mobility and improves resource efficiency.
Dedicated to answering customers unmet needs our innovative products and constantly evolving market solutions respond to their fast-pacing demand in automotive and aerospace, smart and medical devices, batteries and energy efficiency to power the change; in mineral and oil extraction, among many other applications in consumer goods enabling agile and tailored solutions for each of our customer's need.
We devote to innovation towards impactful circular economy and collaborate with game-changers to spark the impact of cleaner and sustainable solutions globally. Our lightweight materials enhance zero-emission transportation, 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 62 countries. Net sales were €10.3 billion in 2018, with 90% from activities where Solvay ranks among the world’s top 3 leaders, resulting in an EBITDA margin of 22%. Solvay SA (SOLB.BE) is listed on Euronext Brussels & Paris (Bloomberg: SOLB.BB - Reuters: SOLB.BR) and in the United States its shares (SOLVY) are traded through a level-1 ADR program.
Financial figures take into account the announced divestment of Polyamides.