Solvay opens expanded speciality silica facility in France

By Emma Hughes
Published: Thursday, 08 November 2012

Company’s highly dispersible silica production capacity tips 400,000 tonnes

International chemical group Solvay today officially opened its expanded highly dispersible silica production and R&D facility at the Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or site in France.

The company’s expansion follows a similar project launched in the US in 2011 and the inauguration of a new plant in China in 2010. These three projects...

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