USA: Aerospace Composites Solvay to Expand Resin Mixing Capacity at Greenville Facility
Solvay announced the groundbreaking of its manufacturing footprint expansion that increases the resin mixing capacity at its Greenville site to meet the growing needs of commercial and military aerospace composite customers.
Alpharetta/USA — Tracy Price, Executive Vice-President Global Operations, Solvay Composite Materials, commented that Greenville TX was a strategic site for Solvay where the company in recent years has invested several million dollars in capacity and modernization resulting in a double digit employment growth. This new expansion would enable them to further meet growing customer demand for their Out-of-Autoclave technologies, she added. The site currently has over 300 full time employees and recruiting efforts are ongoing.
Greenville is part of the manufacturer’s Composite Materials global business unit. The site’s primary products are resins (epoxy, phenolic, bismaleimide, polyamides), woven fabrics and prepregs (unidirectional tape, fabric, roving, multi-ply and slit tape forms). The Greenville plant produces advanced composite materials for the commercial and military aerospace markets, high-end sporting goods and industrial markets.