Solvay Speciality Polymers
The company represents one Global Business Unit (GBU), named Specialty Polymers,, created on 1st April 2011 by merging the activities of four leading Solvay companies previously named: Solvay Solexis S.p.A, Solvay Advanced Polymers LLC, Solvay Padanaplast S.p.A and SolVin SA.
Specialty Polymers is now mainly focused on different special materials such as: Fluorinated Polymers, Aromatic Polymers, High-barrier Polymers and Compounds.The company has its own major competencies and is vertically integrated thanks to unique manufacturing technologies and constant research effort. Specialty Polymers continuously develops new products for a wide range of high-tech applications. The GBU operates worldwide and has its own Headquarter in Bollate, close to Milan (Italy).There are more than 10 R&D Centers worldwide, among them the greatest two are in Bollate focused on fluorinated materials (about 220 people) and in Alpharetta (US) focused on aromatic polymers (about 130 people).
There are 14 production sites worldwide mainly in Europe, US and Asia. Besides production sites, the Company has independent Commercial Offices also in Japan, Brazil, Korea, Taiwan, China and South Africa. Within each location one or more production areas are dedicated to produce a series of intermediate and
finished products to cover over than 35 product brands.