Solvay plans to increase its production capacity of natural
soda ash at its Green River plant in Wyoming by 150,000 tpy
as of early next year, to meet growing demand of its US
This capacity expansion
is an important step in
Solvays three-year action plan to reinforce its global
leadership in soda ash by addressing different regional
market dynamics," said Christophe Clemente, president of
Solvays soda ash and derivatives business.
"In line with the plan, announced last June, the group is
gradually expanding its US production capacity by about 12
percent," he added.
works have already
begun to expand production capacity at Solvays Green
River trona mine from more than 2 million metric tpy
currently, according to Solvay officials.
Green Rivers industrial mining assets produce natural
soda, used in glass manufacturing, from the trona mineral.
Green River is Solvays largest US production site, with
more than 400 employees.