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Solvay to build biobased nylon facility in France

8:15 AM MDT | April 30, 2013 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

Solvay says it has decided to invest an undisclosed sum to build a production unit for the biobased nylon polymer PA6,10 at the company's site at Saint-Fons, France. The plant is intended to meet demand from customers seeking eco-friendly products, the company says. It will contribute to broadening Solvay's product offering. "This investment is part of our continuous efforts to build on our product capabilities and develop a greener chemistry," says Christophe Bertrand, industrial director/polyamide and intermediates at Solvay. The investment is the...

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