Solvay creates world-class PEEK facility in India

Gordon, Michael
October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/23/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 40, p31
Trade Publication
The article reports that Solvay is to expand and upgrade its facilities in Panoli, Gujarat state, India, which will result in the creation of a world-class polyether ether ketone unit. The production plant in Panoli and a research and development centre had been operated by the polymers division of Gharda Chemicals, which Solvay acquired this year.


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