An Advanced Materials and Specialty Chemicals Company

Solvay is an advanced materials and specialty chemicals company, committed to developing chemistry that addresses key societal challenges.

In 90% from our activities, we rank among the world’s top 3 leaders.

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 advanced formulations optimize the use of resources and its performance chemicals improve air and water quality.

Our commitment to sustainable development is one of the drivers of our growth. We have set sustainability objectives to assess our progress in five areas:  Greenhouse gas intensity; sustainable solutions; safety; people engagement; societal actions.


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A balanced geographical footprint

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Solvay around the world

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