Solvay will be presenting an extended silica specialty portfolio, offering new solutions to answer trending challenges.


Participating in the Tire Tech Expo, Solvay will share its promising results regarding Truck, Agricultural and Winter tires. A special conference led by silica expert Dr Thomas Chaussée (Global Tire R&I Manager) is set to disclose the results on Wednesday the 21st.


“We are proud to disclose that Premium SW confirms its breakthrough results in Truck tires and its solution status regarding the upcoming regulations in this market” says Thomas Chaussée before adding “we will also share with conference attendees how Solvay’ Silica can contribute to Agricultural tire challenges and continue to optimize Winter tire performance”.


“Solvay silica teams are very close to the market and we investigate continuously the trends and needs in the different market segments and applications” states An Nuyttens Silica GBU president. “That’s why we are extending our specialty portfolio, we want to accompany our customers throughout their chosen path.”


Tire Tech Expo is billed as the tire market’s most effective and efficient forum for networking and business-to-business meetings. Solvay team will have the pleasure to welcome you at Booth #C632.

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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