Solvay opens Shanghai lab

Solvay has opened an application development lab in Shanghai, China.

According to the company, the lab will carry out simulation, prototyping and performance evaluation services and features a semiconductor clean room environment, separation capabilities for hemodialysis and water filtration applications, and a coatings facility.

“There is an enormously growing demand for new application development in various Chinese key industries, such as automotive, life sciences and electronics,” said Andrew Lau, vice president of the company’s materials business.