Solvay Performance Polyamides, a world leader in polyamide-based performance materials, has started production of engineering plastics in San Luis Potosí, Mexico. The new production facility is built to produce Technyl® range. The unit was built within a few months in partnership with Chunil Engineering, a global automotive Tier 1 and long-standing customer.
Marcos Curti, Director of Americas for Solvay’s Performance Polyamides Global Business Unit, said, “This 10KT unit is fully operational and already serving our regional customers in the automotive and consumer goods markets. 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.”
Solvay Performance Polyamides offers a complete range of advanced services supports to its customers worldwide. Designed to reduce product-to-market lead times of their innovations, Solvay’s 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.
Solvay, headquartered in Brussels, is a multi-specialty chemical company, committed to developing a chemistry that addresses key societal challenges. Innovating and collaborating with customers in diverse global end markets,