Mexico: Engineering Plastics Solvay Starts-Up Compounding Unit in Mexico
Solvay Performance Polyamides announced the start of production of engineering plastics in San Luis Potosí, Mexico.
Lyon/France — This new facility is dedicated to the production of the Technyl range and was built within a few months in partnership with Chunil Engineering, a global automotive Tier 1 and long-standing customer.
The 10 kt unit is fully operational and according to the company already serving regional customers in the automotive and consumer goods markets. Marcos Curti, Director of Americas for Solvay’s Performance Polyamides Global Business Unit said: “Mexico attracts a growing number of global players, particularly from Europe and Asia. Many of them are Solvay’s longstanding customers who need a trustworthy local manufacture of products they can fully trust.”
The manufacturer supports customers worldwide with a complete array of services designed to reduce product-to-market lead times of their innovations. This offering extends from material characterization to application validation and includes 3D printing of functional prototypes in Sinterline powders, predictive simulation with MMI Technyl Design as well as the testing of applications at fully equipped APT validation centers.