Solvay and Safran sign long term supply agreement for high temperature technologies
Alpharetta, Georgia, USA May 14, 2019 -- Solvay has signed a long term agreement with Safran for the supply of high temperature composites and adhesives. Safran will use these advanced materials on several of their critical engine components.
This new contract, in addition to the supply agreement for the LEAP Engine signed in July 2018, further extends and reinforces Solvay and Safran collaboration on demanding applications.
As the technology leader for high temperature capable materials, Solvay is committed to its significant position as supplier of choice for engine applications.
From left to right:
Sonia Bouquet, Composite Materials Purchasing Department, Safran
Thierry Viguier, Vice President Safran Purchasing Materials, Safran
Marc Doyle, Executive Vice-President Aerospace Business Line, Solvay Composite Materials
Thierry Haud, Vice President Safran Purchasing, Safran
Carmelo Lo Faro, President, Solvay Composite Materials
Etienne Collart, Key Account Manager, Solvay Composite Materials
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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.