Solvay is an advanced materials and specialty chemicals company committed to developing chemistry that addresses key societal challenges. It innovates and partners with customers worldwide in many end-markets. Its products are used in planes, cars, batteries, smart and medical devices, as well as in mineral and oil and gas extraction, enhancing efficiency and sustainability. Solvay is headquartered in Brussels and has 27,000 employees in 62 countries. Net sales were €10.3 billion in 2018. Solvay (SOLB.BE) is listed on Euronext Brussels and Paris (Bloomberg: SOLB.BB; Reuters: SOLB.BR) and in the US its shares (SOLVY) are traded through a level-1 ADR programme.