Solvay Opens New Blowing Agent Production Facility in Italy

18.04.2024 - Belgian chemical major Solvay has opened a new facility in Rosignano, Italy, for the production of Alve-One, a chemical blowing agent for the thermoplastic foaming industry.

The new production unit will address the growing demand for safer and more sustainable blowing agents in various consumer and industrial uses, globally, such as automotive, footwear, building and construction, and consumer goods, the company said.

"The inauguration of our Alve-One production unit in Rosignano reflects Solvay’s dedication to delivering innovative and sustainable solutions that directly benefit our customers and society," commented Etienne Galan, president of the Soda Ash & Derivatives business at Solvay. "This facility equips us to effectively address our customers' evolving needs, while also fostering a positive environmental footprint. It marks a pivotal advancement in our mission to lead transformative change across multiple industries, guaranteeing our customers access to top-tier solutions that meet their highest expectations."



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