Solvay opens new innovation lab

Solvay has opened a new applications development lab and 3D printing technology line at its materials business HQ in Alpharetta, Georgia.

According to the company, the new lab is part of an US$30 million investment in the site and will carry out prototyping, virtual engineering validation, special testing, and secondary operations activities.

“This is the latest example of Solvay’s growing presence in the US and our continued investment in innovation to enable the future of electric vehicles, the hydrogen economy, aerospace and other advancements that support a more sustainable society,” said Solvay CEO Ilham Kadri.

In 2021 North America represented 26% of Solvay’s net sales.