Solvay opens largest sodium bicarbonate plant in Southeast Asia

By Laura Syrett
Published: Saturday, 26 September 2015

Belgian firm to fill Asian quality gap in response to positive demand in food, health and consumer goods markets, which is supporting strong prices.

Belgian chemicals group Solvay SA has opened a new 100,000 tpa sodium bicarbonate plant in Thailand, the largest facility of its kind in Southeast Asia.

The plant, which cost €20m ($22.67m*) and has taken just under two years to construct and commission, is located at Solvay’s existing site in...

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