Gallery Alve-One® 1
Gallery Alve-One® 1
December 2019
By Solvay
Headquarters 1000 Brussels, Belgium

Alve-One® - Sustainable chemical blowing agents providing valuable plastic's functionalities to a wide range of applications.

Alve-One® is a range of tailored made foaming agents for multiple industries (automotive, construction, packaging, ...) with improved impact for the environment.

Alve-One® foaming solutions are based on a portfolio of safe chemical blowing agents that may be tailored to the needs of the thermoplastics, elastomers and PVC (rigid and flexible) foam producers. It supports customers to be in the frontline of their market segments by helping them achieve their specific requirements of desired plastics' properties such as low Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) and odor, lightweight, thermal and sound insulation, cushioning, softness, and appearance. Thus, Alve-One® can be used in a wide range of applications in the automotive industry (interior and exterior parts), flooring, footwear, building and construction markets among others. Alve-One® allows to foam plastics in a safer way as these products are neither skin irritating nor respiratory sensitizer. The foamed end-products will also be safer to the end users as no harmful residues generated from the foaming agent decomposition will be found in them.

Key features

  • A significant reduction of 90% in the manufacturing footprint
  • Eco-friendly with no harmful residues in the end-product
  • Mitigates the human health impacts compared to ADCA


  • Savings can go as high as 25%

Company Profile

Maturity Stage

  • Medium and large scale commercialization
  • Small scale commercialization
  • Initial market commercialization
  • Prototype testing in the real world
  • Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab

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