Solvay inaugurated its specialty surfactants plant in Genthin industrial park,Germany

Solvay opens specialty surfactants plant in Genthin, Germany

6:54 AM, 11th September 2014
Solvay inaugurated its specialty surfactants plant in Genthin industrial park,Germany

GENTHIN, GERMANY: Solvay has inaugurated its specialty surfactants plant at the industrial park in Genthin, Germany, placing it in an excellent position to meet customer requirements in the fast-growing Central & Eastern European markets for Home & Personal, Agrochemicals and Oil & Gas markets.

The establishment of the first production unit of Solvay’s Global Business Unit Novecare in Germany and further expands Solvay’s regional presence, underscoring its commitment to the German domestic as well as neighboring central and eastern European markets. The expanded production capacities will enable Solvay to meet the growing demand for amphoteric surfactants from local customers and enhance its service level. The plant will create some 30 new jobs.

The new plant will produce specialty surfactants that aid in the delivery of functional performance attributes such as cleansing, dispersal, moisturizing and texturizing qualities. The unit has already produced trial batches and with production set to start on the fourth quarter of 2014, Solvay is uniquely positioned to serve the dynamic Central and Eastern European market as well as its many customers around the world.

“This investment illustrates our commitment to bolster our leading positions in specialty surfactants in Europe and to support the development of our customers with innovative specialty solutions,” said Emmanuel Butstraen, President, Solvay Novecare.

 

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