Solvay to add 500,000 tpy to soda ash output

By Michael Greenfield
Published: Wednesday, 03 April 2019

The Belgian producer will gain 500,000 tpy in soda ash production by debottlenecking existing processes but will not develop greenfield sites until soda ash prices improve.

Belgian producer Solvay is seeking to improve its output of soda ash by 500,000 tonnes per year, primarily across its four major exporting plants by debottlenecking its processes, the company told Fastmarkets on Friday February 22.

But it continues to shy away from greenfield investment in new production assets...

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