Solvay Expanding Operations in the Upstate; 30 New Jobs Expected

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Solvay, an advanced materials and specialty chemicals provider, has announced the completion of an expansion to its current operations in Greenville County. The expansion will create 30 new jobs.

Located at 7139 Augusta Road in Piedmont, Solvay’s expansion includes the recently acquired Cytec Engineered Materials and increases the company’s capacity to meet growing demand.

“The thermoplastic composites solutions that will be manufactured in our Greenville facility will help our energy, aerospace and automotive customers achieve better environmental responsibility and affordability by offering more lightweight solutions that deliver superior performance,” said Solvay President of Growth Platforms Mike Finelli.

With the project now complete, Solvay is working toward qualifying products to meet customer-specific requirements. Individuals interested in joining the Solvay team should visit the company’s careers webpage.

The Coordinating Council for Economic Development awarded Greenville County a $200,000 Set-Aside grant to assist with site preparation.

“We’re pleased that Solvay is once again expanding operations in Greenville County,” said Greenville County Council Chairman and Greenville Area Development Corporation Board Member Willis Meadows. “Solvay is a leader in our business community and a world-class manufacturer, and we appreciate their investment here. Their decision is an important affirmation of our continued focus on advanced manufacturing and on supporting existing industry.”

Visit www.solvay.com for additional information.