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As an international chemical group, Solvay assists industries in finding and implementing ever more responsible and value-creating solutions

A balanced geographic presence
A balanced geographic presence

As an international chemical group, Solvay assists industries in finding and implementing ever more responsible and value-creating solutions. The Group is firmly committed to sustainable development and focused on innovation and operational excellence. Solvay serves diversified markets, generating 90% of its turnover in activities where it is one of the top three worldwide. The group is headquartered in Brussels, employs about 29,000 people in 55 countries and generated 12.4 billion euros in net sales in 2012.

Rhodia in Guatemala

Rhodia Guatemala was formed in 1988. From the Guatemala office, our commercial team is responsible for developing Rhodia businesses in Central America and the Caribbean.

Rhodia Guatemala was formed in 1988 when Rhône-Poulenc acquired the Union Carbide Company (Unicar).

The Rhodia organization known as Caricam is located in Mexico and Guatemala, where we operate sales centers servicing Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America.

From the Guatemala office, our commercial team is responsible for developing Rhodia's businesses in Central America and the Caribbean on different end markets such as cosmetics, paints, cigar, pharmacy, textile and others. To complete our portfolio, we have also been working to introduce new technologies including engineering plastics and oil and gas additives.

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