Solvay launches new bio-based emulsifier with improved performance and sustainabilty claims, but value proposition in competitive landscape needs to be confirmed

In December 2015, Solvay announced that it will launch its own range of emulsifiers derived from vegetable raw materials, aimed at replacing traditional cetyl-oleyl emulsifiers currently used in metalworking fluid (MWF) applications. Solvay claims that its new emulsifiers have enhanced performanc...

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