11 Nov 2016

Solvay collaborates with Chunil Engineering to provide Technyl® compounds to NAFTA market

Technyl® polyamide business is growing fast in North America. To complete its current capacities, Solvay decided to build a new compounding plant. To minimize investment cost and time to market, the Belgian chemist is partnering with Chunil Engineering,one of its major customers.

“Our collaboration with Chunil Engineering -a global automotive tier 1- enables us to optimize the site’s infrastructure including the use of power, water and waste treatment,”explains Peter Browning, General Manager of Solvay’s Engineering Plastics Business Unit. “As our business develops we will expand this modular 10KT unit’s capacity to meet the rapidly growing needs of our customers in the region.”

This new facility, which will be built on Chunil Engineering site of San Luis Potosí (Mexico), is expected to become operational in the third quarter of 2017.

NAFTA= North America Free Trade Agreement