Lyon Research & Innovation Center (RIC Lyon) - Solvay’s biggest research site worldwide - hosts some 400 experts in organic, physical, polymer, and analytical chemistry, specialized in catalysis, material science, process safety, and chemical engineering. RIC Lyon is also a center of expertise for life cycle assessment (LCA) methodologies. Our teams are continually developing new solutions to improve the environmental footprint of our products and processes.
RIC Lyon's innovations contribute to improve Solvay’s position as a market leader in chemical intermediates for automotive and tire, electricity and electronics, energy storage, consumer goods, food, pharma/agro, petrochemistry and many other markets.
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10-Nov-2022 | business & finance
Solvay Partners with French Start-Up Ostium in Single-Use Surgical Instruments Material Recycling
Solvay has teamed up with French start-up Ostium in a joint project designed to enable the mechanical recycling of end-of-life single-use surgical ...
16-Aug-2019 | business & finance
DOMO Chemicals signs agreement to acquire Solvay’s Performance Polyamides Business in Europe
DOMO Chemicals and Solvay have signed an agreement for DOMO to acquire Solvay’s Performance Polyamides Business in Europe. This includes Engineering ...
28-Mar-2019 | manufacturing
Solvay to raise hydroquinone capacity in Europe by 20%
Solvay is raising its European capacity of hydroquinone by 20%, enhancing the security of supply on three continents and to meet increasing demand for ...
17-Oct-2018 | business & finance
BASF moves forward in acquisition of Solvay's polyamide business
BASF offered commitments to meet concerns of the EU Commission
19-Sep-2017 | business & finance
BASF to acquire Solvay’s global polyamide business
BASF and Solvay have signed an agreement related to the sale of Solvay’s integrated polyamide business to BASF. The purchase price on a cash and debt-free ...
04-Jan-2017 | business & finance
ALTANA acquires formulated resins business from Solvay
Will be incorporated into the ELANTAS Electrical Insulation division
19-Oct-2016 | manufacturing
Solvay projects 35 percent capacity increase of sulfone polymer production over the next five years
Solvay announced that it expects to increase global production capacity for its high-performance sulfone polymers by more than 35 percent over the next ...