Belgium: Manufacturing Productivity Solvay Implements New Global Manufacturing Excellence Action Plan for Soda Ash, Bicarbonate Plants
The efficiency programme aims to increase the production capacity of soda ash by 500 kt and of sodium bicarbonate by 100 kt in the next two years. It will also ensure security of supply for the company’s soda ash and sodium bicarbonate customers.
Brussels/Belgium – Solvay continues to improve manufacturing productivity at its soda ash plants worldwide via its new efficiency programme. With this move, the firm aims at increasing the production capacity of soda ash by 500 kt and of sodium bicarbonate by 100 kt in the next two years to secure customer supplies in a tight market where demand continues to grow.
Solvay will increase its production capacity thanks to data analytics, digital projects and selective debottlenecking at its soda ash plants worldwide, to maximise the production rate and improve the plants' reliability.