Solvay continues to deliver solutions for composite industrialization @ JEC World 2019
Alpharetta, Georgia, USA February 26, 2019 --- Solvay is at the forefront of the industrialization era that is sweeping across the composites industry supply chain. The group is ramping up its efforts to support customer programs and ambitions, focusing on materials, processes and operations.
Solvay is developing cost-efficient technologies and product forms that enable reduced cycle times, a higher degree of structural integration and the utilization of automated fabrication processes. These technologies include both thermoset and thermoplastic composite and bonding innovations for fast-growing markets such as aerospace, automotive and oil & gas.
At the show samples of innovative thermoplastic composites for automotive and oil & gas, as well as a fan blade from the famous CFM LEAP engine will be on display. Have you heard of our breakthrough bonding technology FusePly™? You can find out more at the show too.
Solvay is also strongly engaged in developing advanced process technologies and industrialization concepts through investments in our application centers to demonstrate rate and cost capabilities of these new technologies.
Watch our new video on our stand showcasing a sub 5 min takt time serial production process and witness the result on a FCA Group door inner demonstrator.
Finally Solvay is investing in step change manufacturing where quality, reliability and productivity are integral to our production, thanks to automated controls and processes, increased capacity and purpose built facilities.
Talk to our team to see how we are bringing automation, digitization and innovation to our operations.
We look forward to welcoming you on stand L42, hall 5.
About Solvay Composite Materials
Solvay’s new Global Business Unit Composite Materials is a global provider of technologically advanced lightweighting material solutions that enable our customers in the aerospace, automotive and other demanding industries to design, develop and efficiently manufacture high-quality, high-performance and complex composite structures. Composite Materials has the most extensive product portfolio, including prepregs, resin systems, adhesives and surfacing films, carbon fiber, textiles, tooling and vacuum bagging consumables, thanks to its leadership in advanced materials science, chemistry and application engineering. Solvay Composite Materials combines the former Cytec Aerospace Materials and Industrial Materials businesses.
Solvay is an advanced materials and specialty chemicals company, committed to developing chemistry that addresses key societal challenges. Solvay innovates and partners with customers worldwide in many diverse end markets. Its products are used in planes, cars, batteries, smart and medical devices, as well as in mineral and oil and gas extraction, enhancing efficiency and sustainability. Its lightweighting materials promote 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 26,800 employees in 61 countries. Net sales were €10.1 billion in 2017, 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 and 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.