Woodland Park, N.J., May 1, 2017 --- Solvay, a leading global supplier of advanced mining chemical technologies, will present technical solutions to address tightening cadmium regulations and scale inhibition in phosphoric acid plants at the 4th annual SYMPHOS forum. As part of the forum, Solvay will share its portfolio of reagents for the phosphate industry. Held at the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University from May 8 – 10 in Ben Guerir, Morocco, SYMPHOS provides a platform for those in the phosphate industry to share innovative ideas, best practices and research.

Solvay experts will present two papers on their successful efforts to optimize phosphoric acid plant operations. Topics include the following:


PHOSFLOW® Technology for Effective Heat Exchanger Scale Inhibition in Phosphoric Acid Plants Utilizing North African Phosphate Rock | by Ravi Rajshekar Hiremath

Wednesday, May 10 | 1:50 – 2:15 p.m. |Room 3

Decadmiation: A “Healthy” Challenge for the Phosphate Industry | by Rajesh Raitani

Wednesday, May 10 | 11:20 – 11:45 a.m. |Room 5

"Increasing global population is a key driver in the growth of phosphate fertilizer demand,” explained John Lampariello, global marketing manager for the Industrial Minerals business line within Solvay’s Technology Solutions Global Business Unit. “Solvay has the expertise and chemistries needed to help the phosphate industry optimize operations and overcome regulatory challenges in order to meet growing demand.” 

Solvay offers a range of products for phosphate beneficiation and phosphoric acid plants, including collectors, defoamers, flocculants, scale inhibitors, cadmium removal agents and frothers.  Solvay continues to invest in research and innovation to develop new chemistries that address unmet needs along the value chain.

To learn more, visit us at booth 83 to discuss Solvay’s mining chemical solutions for phosphate and other industrial minerals.

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About Solvay Technology Solutions

Solvay’s Technology Solutions GBU incorporates the Mining Solutions, Phosphorous Specialties, and Additive Technologies business lines. The combination of these businesses affords an opportunity for each business to maintain its unique leadership role while creating a strong, synergistic organization built with a team of experienced professionals focused on customer collaboration and intelligent innovation. To learn more about Technology Solutions’ product portfolio, visithttp://www.cytec.com/businesses/in-process-separation. 

About Solvay 

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.

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