Keyword: polyvinyl chloride

Chemistry & Life Sciences

100 Years of PVC

05.02.2013 - Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) has come a long way since the German inventor Friedrich Klatte received the first patent for PVC in 1913. PVC's journey to becoming the world's third...


How Solvay Will Look After Taking Over Rhodia

11.05.2011 - Belgian chemicals group Solvay said the French financial markets authority has approved their friendly public offer for Rhodia. Once the authorizations of the Autorité de Contrôle...


Solvay Sees Higher 2011 Profit As Q1 Tops Forecast

10.05.2011 - Belgian chemicals group Solvay reported a 79% jump in first-quarter operating profit, beating estimates thanks to improved demand and price hikes, and forecast higher full-year...