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€20 Million Invest by Solvay Largest Sodium Bicarbonate Plant in South-East Asia Opened

| Editor: Dr. Jörg Kempf

To meet growing demand for high-quality products, in healthcare, food and other consumer goods markets throughout Asia, Solvay has inaugurated South-East Asia’s largest sodium bicarbonate plant

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South-East Asia’s largest sodium bicarbonate plant based in Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate, Rayong province (Thailand)
South-East Asia’s largest sodium bicarbonate plant based in Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate, Rayong province (Thailand)
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Brussels/Belgium – Located on Solvay’s existing site in Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate, Rayong province, the plant with an annual production capacity of 100,000 tons, benefits from strong synergies in infrastructure, utilities and supply chain.

Solvay invested €20 million in this plant which uses Solvay's new generation Bicar production technology that minimizes waste generation, optimizes energy recovery and maximizes yield. The project has the full support of the Board of Investment in Thailand.

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“The addition of South-East Asia’s largest sodium bicarbonate plant complements our existing presence in Europe and in the United States and creates a new platform to further grow our business in Asia. Our unique global industrial network of nine sodium bicarbonate plants takes us even closer to our global and local customers. In addition, we are bringing them high-quality products and services and best certification standards, along with a reinforced security of supply,” said Christophe Clemente, President of Solvay’s Soda Ash & Derivatives Global Business Unit.

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