Solvay Manchester specialises in impregnating a range of woven fibres with specifically formulated solvent based resin systems.

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These products are commonly called prepregs. The end users manufacture light weight composite structures used in a variety of applications including automotive, aerospace, defence, sports and leisure amongst others .

Solvay Manchester has been on the existing site since 1959 and employs approximately 45 people. In recent years the plant has seen considerable investment and has a state of the art resin mixing facility. The facility is certified to ISO 9001-2008, AS 9100, NADCAP (Non Metallic Material Manufacture and Testing) Approved.

Manchester is part of the global Solvay Composite Materials business.