Solvay in Korea

The Solvay group has been present in Korea since 1975 and has more than 500 employees on 6 plants/administrative sites.

Solvay develops high added-value, innovative, sustainable and competitive solutions, tailored to the demands of its end customers for the following markets: Aeronautic & automotive, Agro food, Building & construction, Consumer goods & healthcare, Electrical & electronics, Energy & environment, Industrial applications.

In Korea, we produce:
  • Amines
  • Ammonium & derivatives
  • Barium & strontium products
  • Calcium derivatives
  • Cellulose acetate
  • Chlor & derivatives
  • Diphenols & derivatives
  • Engineering plastics
  • Fluor & derivatives
  • Peroxygens
  • Polyglycerols
  • Phosphorus & derivatives
  • Polymer intermediates
  • Precipitated silica & silicates
  • PVC & PVC compounds
  • Rare earths, mixed oxides, aluminas & pigments
  • Sodium products
  • Solvents Sulfure derivatives
  • Specialty polymers
  • Surfactants
  • Textile yarns & fibers
  • Texturizing agent

About Solvay

Solvay is an advanced materials and specialty chemicals company, committed to developing chemistry that address key societal challenges. Solvay innovates and partners with customers worldwide in many diverse 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 optimize 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, with 90% from activities where Solvay ranks among the world’s top 3 leaders, resulting in an EBITDA margin of 22%. Solvay SA (SOLB.BE) is listed on Euronext Brussels and Paris (Bloomberg: SOLB.BB- Reuters: SOLB.BR) and in the United States its shares (SOLVY) are traded through a level-1 ADR program. (Figures take into account the announced divestment of Polyamides.)