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Solvay modernising gas cogeneration unit in Bernburg
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Jul '18
Courtesy: Solvay
Courtesy: Solvay
Solvay is investing €48 million in modernisation of the gas cogeneration unit in its soda ash and bicarbonate plant in Bernburg, Germany. The investment will increase the site’s competitiveness, while maintaining its current production capacity. It is also in line with Solvay’s commitment to sustainable development and carbon dioxide intensity reduction.

“With this new project, Solvay reiterates its commitment to serve its customers and answer their needs, by providing reliable and competitive supply of high-quality soda ash and sodium bicarbonate”, said Christophe Clemente, president of Solvay’s Global Business Unit Soda Ash and Derivatives.

Solvay is an advanced materials and chemical company, committed to developing chemistry that addresses key societal challenges. Solvay innovates and partners with customers in diverse global end markets. Its products are used in planes, cars, batteries, smart and medical devices, as well as in mineral and oil and gas extraction, enhancing efficiency and sustainability. Its lightweighting materials promote cleaner mobility, its formulations optimise the use of resources and its performance chemicals improve air and water quality.

Solvay is headquartered in Brussels with around 24,500 employees in 61 countries. Net sales were € 10.1 billion in 2017. Solvay Soda Ash and Derivatives (SA&D) is a world leader in its sector, producing soda ash serving the glass, detergent and chemical markets and developing solutions based on sodium bicarbonate and trona serving the healthcare, food, animal feed, and flue gas cleaning markets. SA&D has 11 industrial sites worldwide, more than 3,300 employees and serves 90 countries. (SV)

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