Solvay & Rhodia
Solvay is a diversified chemical company with approximately 30 thousand employees in 55 countries. Net sales amounted to €8.0 billion (U.S. $10.4 billion) in 2011, but should increase to around €13 billion in 2012 with the full impact of the Rhodia acquisition. Solvay's product range extends from basic chemicals and polymers to performance and specialty applications as well as eco and energy services.
The Chemical Company Analysis (CCA) on Solvay & Rhodia features comprehensive overviews of the company's chemical businesses. Coverage includes:
- Strategic direction
- Corporate structure & financials
- Global chemical operations & market outlook
- Business positions of Solvay & Rhodia and its competitors within major product markets
- Manufacturing site flowcharts and descriptions
- Vertical product integration and market exposure
Major industries utilizing Solvay's products include consumer goods, construction, automotive, energy/water & environment, electronics, agriculture and oil & gas. With the acquisition of Rhodia in September 2011, Solvay accomplished a major portfolio shift toward specialty and performance products as well as the faster growing emerging market economies.
With the Chemical Company Analysis (CCA), clients receive detailed analysis and data covering not only Solvay & Rhodia, but also the global industry's structure and the larger market forces at play. Each report leverages IHS Chemical and industry expertise to thoroughly assess the major chemical producers and the business areas/products in which they operate under current and expected global market conditions.