Each week, our Proud to Manufacture in Michigan team picks from more than 1,000 member companies to name a Featured Manufacturer of the Week. Our latest winner is Solvay!

Featured Manufacturer of the Week


Solvay is a global leader in advanced materials and specialty chemicals. For more than 150 years, Solvay has sought to solve critical industrial, social, and environmental challenges by bringing advancements in planes, cars, batteries, medical devices, water and air treatment, and more. Their innovative solutions contribute to a safer, cleaner, and more sustainable future.

Solvay’s presence in North America dates back to the 1880s, now with 45 production sites located throughout the U.S. including two facilities in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Every Solvay location throughout 64 countries is guided by the central purpose of bonding people, ideas, and elements to reinvent progress. Their three main areas of expertise – Materials, Chemicals, and Solutions – are bonded together to design best-in-class solutions for customers.

Solvay’s Materials segment provides solutions for sustainable mobility, lightweighting, and energy efficiency in the push to develop more environmentally-friendly systems. Their goal is to make transportation cleaner, safer, and more energy-efficient. The Chemicals segment is a world leader in chemical intermediates due to their high-quality assets, scale, technology, developing applications, and industrial innovation. Through their Solutions segment, Solvay offers unique formulations and applications expertise to maximize yield and efficiency while minimizing the environmental footprint.

Safety, sustainability, and environmental protection are at the forefront of everything Solvay does. Their company culture protects and nurtures big ideas and inventive people, enabling them to create and implement solutions, products, and processes that bring constant value to customers’ businesses and lives.

Due to their world-wide impact and industry-leading solutions, Solvay has been chosen as Proud to Manufacture in Michigan’s latest Featured Manufacturer of the Week!


Others looking to support the ongoing growth of Michigan manufacturing and connect with more than 1,000 diverse manufacturers throughout the state can join our Proud to Manufacture in Michigan (PTMIM) program.

PTMIM offers a number of benefits to members, including an official PTMIM poster to display, a company page on the PTMIM website, a PTMIM logo for the company’s website and the chance to win Featured Manufacturer of the Week – all at no cost!

Learn more about the PTMIM program here or become a member here for the opportunity to be named our next Featured Manufacturer of the Week!