Belgium’s Solvay to build specialty surfactant plant in Germany

12 April 2013 10:46  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--Solvay will build a specialty surfactant plant at an industrial park in Genthin, near Berlin in Germany, to serve its customers in central and eastern Europe, the Belgium-based chemicals firm said on Friday.

The company did not disclose financial or capacity details. The unit is scheduled to be operational by the first quarter of 2014.

"This investment advances the successful execution of our growth strategy, expanding production and development capabilities close to our markets and customers," said Emmanuel Butstraen, president of Solvay Novecare.

"In addition to strengthening our presence in the region, siting our investments in established manufacturing zones enables us to competitively scale up production."

By: Franco Capaldo
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