From architectural coatings to industrial coatings, adhesives and inks 

For more than 60 years, Solvay has been providing the paint and coatings industry with high-performance and sustainable solutions. From binders and monomers to additives, solvents and fillers, our portfolio has evolved into a comprehensive range of solutions designed to address formulation challenges for architectural and industrial coatings, adhesives and inks. Our aim is to offer solutions that meet the performance requirements of tomorrow — today.

Innovation fueled by coatings market needs

Solvay’s Research and Innovation process relies on a clear understanding of the current challenges faced by coatings’ formulators to deliver unique solutions that meet the demands of end-customers. Our laboratories are strategically located across Asia, Europe, Latin America and the USA. Our technical teams monitor regional and global coatings industry trends to translate Solvay’s comprehensive and diverse portfolio of ingredients and chemistries into sustainable coatings solutions to tackle the most difficult and pressing formulation challenges in the paint and coatings industry.

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Committed to sustainable coatings 

Environmental concerns are key drivers behind the reformulation of well-established paint and coatings systems. The conversion from solvent-borne systems to waterborne coatings formulations for compliance with regulatory requirements is one particular trend affecting the paint and coatings industry. 

Solvay supports customers with a broad range of sustainable coatings solutions and services, including the development of products optimized around trending coatings industry criteria such as biodegradability, low- to VOC-free formulations, APE-free systems, and percentage of renewable materials.


Boost your paint and coatings performance 

Solvay’s architectural and industrial coatings solutions help formulators reach performance and protection requirements for the even the most challenging environmental conditions: weather resistance, temperature resistance, scrub resistance, mechanical resistance, water resistance and corrosion resistance.

Solvay coatings solutions provide coatings formulators with a wide array of outstanding benefits — from improved durability, adhesion, pigment dispersion, foam control and color development to surface wetting and excellent emulsion polymerization control.