Solvay Company Profile

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Solvay has not stopped expanding since it was founded in 1863. The time-line below gives an overview, in key stages, of its development from the beginning until today.Solvay Group began on 15 April 1861, when Ernest Solvay (1838-1922) patented the industrial production of sodium carbonate - also known as soda ash - using common salt, ammonia, carbon dioxide (CO2) and lime.The first Solvay soda factory was opened in Couillet, Belgium in 1865. It used salt from rock salt mines; the lime and CO2 were produced by the calcination of limestone in limekilns. The ammonia was recovered from the production process for re-use.Scientific, technical and commercial competencesIn chemistry and human healthSupplying innovative products and servicesCreating constantly growing added value.


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News Articles [13 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Solvay Names Diversey’s Kadri as New CEO

Solvay has appointed Ilham Kadri as its new CEO, effective from Mar. 1, 2019. Kadri, who is presently CEO and president of US hygiene technology and services company Diversey, will join Solvay on Jan....

EU Probes BASF/Solvay Nylon Merger

The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation into BASF’s proposed purchase of Solvay’s nylon (polyamide) business, saying the deal could reduce competition and lead to high...

Byotrol announces deal will global biocidal player

Cheshire-based anti-microbial company Byotrol has signed an agreement to develop and commercialise biocidal products with the listed international chemical group Solvay SA.As part of the agreement ...

Solvay Hikes Fluoroelastomers Capacity

Strong demand for high-performance sealing applications has prompted Belgium’s Solvay to expand capacity of its Tecnoflon fluoroelastomers in Changshu, China, and Spinetta Marengo, Italy. The Br...

BASF Offers EU Concessions on Solvay PA Deal

BASF has offered concessions to address European Commission’s concerns about the effect of its planned acquisition of Solvay’s global integrated polyamide (PA) business on competition in E...

PTV News: Sep 21, 2009

Top stories on September 21st, 2009: Nycomed's US$6B bid for Solvay's drugs unit Prostate cancer gene breakthrough Researcher 'killed by plague bacteria' India pharma on hiring spree Doi...

PTV News: Sep 28, 2009

Top stories on September 28th, 2009: Abbott buys Solvay's pharma unit J&J enter flu vaccine fray with stake in Crucell Novo Nordisk to expand workforce in India Januvia and Janumet get EMA t...

PTV News: Sep 24, 2009

Top stories on September 24th, 2009: Billion dollar buy-back: Leo deal with Warner Chilcott Bidding war - now Abbott makes an offer for Solvay's drugs unit Controversy over Erbitux survival ra...

Drugs and Medications [1 Associated Drugs and Medications listed on BioPortfolio]

Creon [Physicians Total Care, Inc.]

These highlights do not include all the information needed to use CREON safely and effectively. See full prescribing information for CREON. CREON (pancrelipase) capsule, delayed release for oral use I...

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Clinical Trials [5 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

REFRAME RPD Post-Market Clinical Study

To evaluate the change in patient Oral Health-related Quality of Life (OHRQoL) from wearing a cobalt chrome (CoCr) removable partial denture (RPD) to wearing the Solvay Dental 360TM polyme...

Clinical Non-Inferiority of Pancreatic Enzymes (Norzyme ® - Bergamo) Compared To Creon ® (Solvay Pharmaceutical) in Patients With Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency

The primary objective of this clinical trial is to demonstrate non-inferiority clinical development of pancreatic enzymes from Laboratory Bergamo (Norzyme ®) in relation to pancreatic enz...

Bioequivalency Study of 300 mg Lithium Carbonate Under Fasting Conditions

The objective of this study was the bioequivalence of a Roxane lithium carbonate 300 mg extended release tablet formulation compared to Solvay's Lithobid 300 mg extended release tablet und...

Study Measuring the Safety, Immunogenicity and Lot Consistency of Cell Derived Influenza Vaccine

This phase 3 study is designed to obtain additional safety and immunogenicity data on Solvay's cell-derived seasonal trivalent subunit influenza vaccine in adult and elderly subjects witho...

Effect of Testosterone Therapy in Men With Alzheimer's Disease and Low Testosterone

Treatment with testosterone can improve performance on tests of spatial ability in men with low testosterone levels and Alzheimer's disease. Improved performance on these tests may mean an...

Companies [16 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Solvay America,

North America plays an important and dynamic role in the activities of the Solvay Group, as the people of the Solvay America companies work together to maintain founder Ernest Solvay's commitment to c...


Solvay has not stopped expanding since it was founded in 1863. The time-line below gives an overview, in key stages, of its development from the beginning until today.Solvay Group began on 15 April 18...

Solvay GmbH

Solvay Pharmaceuticals operates in two key therapeutic fields, in which it undertakes a full range of Research and Development activities: * Cardiometabolics (including the fenofibrate franch...


Fournier Pharma has been acquired by the Solvay Group in July 2005.Solvay is an international chemicals and pharmaceuticals group with headquarters in Brussels. It is present in more than 50 countries...

Innogenetics NV

Innogenetics NV is an international biotechnology company that develops and markets diagnostic products to improve therapy management and patient health. Innogenetics develops and markets a range of ...

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