Alpharetta is the North American headquarters for Solvay Specialty polymers and is one of the three hubs (Princeton, NJ and Houston, TX) for the Solvay Group in North America. It is also the commercial headquarters for the Aromatics business and R&D.
Solviva®Biomaterials are manufactured in Alpharetta, and Ketaspire®PEEK is produced on a semi-commercial basis.
Over 200 people work at the facility, which was established in 1990; it became part of Solvay in 2001 in an acquisition from BP Amoco.
4500 McGinnis Ferry Road
Alpharetta, GA 30004
The Augusta site was created by Dart Industries in 1984 and acquired in 2001 by Solvay. The site produces Xydar®- a liquid crystal polymer, Amodel®, a polyphtalamide, and sulfone monomer.
3702 Clanton Road
Augusta, GA 30906
The Winder facility sits on 39 acres of land located about 40 miles northeast of Atlanta. The site was originally a joint venture (Alkaril and Quarker), bought by GAF and purchased by Rhône-Poulenc in 1989. Winder became part of Solvay in 2011 when Solvay acquired Rhodia. The sites main processes are surfactants (betaines, amphoterics), taurates, polyesters, performance concentrates. The main products produced at Winder for the Solvay Novecare business are AgRho, AgRhoSpec, Miranol ULTRA®, and Mirataine®.
577 Bankhead Highway
Winder, GA 30680-7234