Solvay provides a completely integrated polyamide 6.6 value-chain,including a comprehensive range of Polyamide 6 and Polyamide 6.6 resins and engineering plastics designed to meet customer needs in the automotive & transportation, electrical & electronics, consumer goods and industry & processing industries.
We also produce Polyamide performance fibers which have a multitude of uses, from providing comfort for furnishings, upholstery, automotive, carpet, textiles and sportswear, to extreme durability for protective gear, jet pilot’s clothing, industrial abrasives and electrical insulation. Solvay markets a wide range of polyamide 6.6 tow, combining different counts (from 0.9 dtex to 22 dtex), lusters (dull to sparkling), and cross-sections, and shows now a position of worldwide leader in flock tow for automotive application.
Solvay also offers soil release polymers to boost cleaning in washing powders and liquids to maintain fabric’s whiteness as well as a range of synthetic polymers for hard surface cleaners.
Committed to bio-sourced and renewable raw materials, Solvay boasts a broad range of polymers derived from the guar plant with breakthrough innovations that respond to strong demand for sustainable solutions from both the agrochemicals and oil sectors.
Solvay's cellulose acetate is produced from bio-sourced raw material in the form of wood pulp from sustainably managed forests. Its cellulose acetate filter tow covers various specifications of cigarette filters including more environmentally friendly ones.
Solvay is also developing a cellulose acetate bio-plastic under the Ocalio™ brand, which is easy to mold and used in many common consumer products.
Finally, through our participations in different Joint Ventures, we are among the top three largest PVC producers worldwide. Vinyls are a versatile thermoplastics and we serve different market needs.
- Biobased Polymers (Guar, Cellulose, ...)
- Inverse Emulsion polymers
- Specialty Monomers
- Sustainable Polyamide
- Synthetic Polymers (Polyacrylate, PET, ...)