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1 SOLVAY and PCC Division General Presentation 2013 PCC Division

2 2 Overview: Overview of Solvay Group A leader in Chemistry The PCC Division: Functional Additive High-Tech Calcium Carbonate Production Sites Industrial Process Grades Applications Innovation Strategy Socal® Up Vision: 3 pillars PCC Division

3 3 Overview of Solvay Group: Founded in 1863 by Ernest Solvay in Belgium 29,100 people worldwide with presence in 55 countries 40 % of sales in emerging countries Diversified customer base in markets such as consumer goods, construction, automotive, energy, water and environment and electronics Among the world leaders in selected markets and products, generating over 90% of sales in businesses where it has # 1,2 or 3 global positions Strategy of sustainable and profitable growth by investing in high value added activities and new products with low energy footprint Acquired: Specialty chemicals company Rhodia on 7 September 2011 US based Chemlogics on 7 October 2013 (the following information do not include this acquisition) Listed on the NYSE Euronext stock exchange in Brussels and Paris Selected as member of Dow Jones Sustainability Index on 16 September 2013 PCC Division Innovation Culture

4 4 Overview of Solvay Group: PCC Division Executive Committee

5 5 Solvay: A leader in Chemistry PCC Division 2012 (m) 12,4 2, (1) Sales Ebitda Employees (1) From continuing operations

6 6 Solvay: A leader in Chemistry PCC Division 12.7 #1, 2, 3 global positions > 90% of combined sales Leadership Segment Global Market Position Description Specialty Polymers High-Performance Engineering Polymers, Fluorinated Polymers Polyamide Materials PA 6.6 polymers and intermediates Consumer Chemicals Specialty Surfactants, Phosphorus Chemistry, Diphenols for vanillin Advanced Materials Silica, Rare Earths Systems Oxygen Hydrogen Peroxide Minerals Soda Ash, Sodium Bicarbonate Sales (2012, EUR bn) #1 #2 #1 New Group increased scale and leadership:

7 7 Solvay: A leader in Chemistry Complementary end-markets portfolio: Polyarylamide PARA for mobile phone housing Liquid Crystal Polymer for electrical/electronic connectors PA, used in an increasing range of everyday applications High-strength Amodel® Water pump impeller PTFE Impregnated laminate for printed circuit board PA in high-end power tools Ixef® polyarylamide in a shaver Energy efficient window profile in PVC Connectors for lead free soldering PCB with High Temperature PA LED housing with higher thermal conductivity PA Mini Circuit Breaker with halogen and red phosphorous- free PA Window Profile for HQE building with low thermal conductive PA Wire & Cable Tecnoflon® Transparent Polysulfone in home appliances Wire & Cable Cross- linkable polyethylene PEX Electronics Appliances, Machinery, Devices Construction PCC Division

8 8 Solvay: A leader in Chemistry A balanced geographical split, focused in growth markets: PCC Division Solvay Regional Sales Split 43% 14% 17% 26% North America Latin America (1) Western Europe Asia / Pacific Rest of the world (2) 40% of sales from emerging markets (1)Includes net sales and other revenues (2)Includes Eastern Europe We accompany our Clients Growth Worldwide

9 9 Solvay Precipitated Calcium Carbonate (PCC) is a mineral additive delivering specific properties like opacity, rheology, calcium supplementation and reinforcement performances through controlled modification of crystal structure and particle size Opacity Ca additive Reinforce ment Rheology PaintSealantUnderbody Coating Specialty Paper InkPolymer Healthcare & Food … Additive Properties Applications we serve Emerging functions … Emerging applications

10 10 PCC Division: Functional Additive PCC Division Calcite Scalenohedral:Aragonite Needles: Calcite Rhombohedral: The variation of specific processing parameters: Allows the production of PCC with different crystal structure and particle size ranges Provides customers with Functional Additives delivering key performance to end-products Solvay = Specialty PCC Expert With excellent Know-How

11 11 PCC Division: High-Tec Calcium Carbonate PCC Division Calcium Carbonate GCC PCC GroundPrecipitated Fine / SlurryUltra Fine Crystal Structure Particle Size Broad Range of Products + With Cross Knowledge + Various Applications Focused product serving diversified specialty end-markets

12 12 PCC Division: Production Sites PCC Division Lostock (UK) Coated Ultra Fine WINNOFIL ® Giraud (France) Rheinberg (Germany) Dry Fine SOCAL® Ebensee (Austria) Coated Ultra Fine / Dry Fine SOCAL® Four Plants = Process control expertise + Quality commitment & Certificates Coated Ultra Fine / Dry Fine SOCAL®

13 13 PCC Division: Industrial Process PCC Division

14 14 Fine grades Uncoated SOCAL ® P2, P3, N2R, 92G * Dp (nm)180 – 500 Loss on drying (g/kg) 5 Brightness (%) 96 D50 (µm) *1,45 – 1,95 Residue on sieve (ppm) 600 Ultra-Fine grades UncoatedCoated SOCAL ® 31, UP SOCAL ® 311, 312, 322, U1S1, U1S2 WINNOFIL ® S, SPM, SPT * Dp (nm)40 – – 130 S BET (m²/g) * Loss on drying (g/kg) 10 6 Coating (g/kg) YV (Pa)60 – Residue on sieve (ppm) PCC Division: Technical Grades

15 15 Food grades SOCAL ® R1E FG, S2E FG CaCO 3 Assay (%)98.5 – Loss on drying (%) 2 Acid insoluble substances (%) 0.2 Fluoride (ppm) 50 Cadmium (ppm) 1 Arsenic (ppm) 3 Antimonium, Copper, Chrome, Zinc, Barium (ppm) 100 Lead (ppm) 3 Mg and Alkalimetals (%) 1 SOCAL ® manufacture based on HACCP SOCAL ® comply with Food Chemical Codex PCC Division: Food Grades

16 16 Healthcare grades SOCAL ® P2PHE, E2PH. Eur Identification: CarbonatesPositive Identification: CalciumPositive Substances insoluble in Acetic acid (%) 0.2 Chloride (ppm) 330 Sulphate (%) 0.25 Arsenic (ppm) 4 BariumAbsent Iron (ppm) 200 Mg and Alkalimetals (%) 1.5 Heavy Metals (ppm) 20 Loss on drying (%) 2 CaCO3 Assay (%)98.5 – SOCAL ® manufacture based on GMP SOCAL ® comply with European Pharmacopeia PCC Division: Healthcare grades

17 17 Main Applications Dissolution properties for effervescence Calcium source Neutralising agent Effective anti-caking Opacity (hiding power) Brightness: Reduction of TiO 2 Low sheen, matt surfaces Control of opacity and bulk Brightness Improved porosity SOCAL ® 8 Grades Specialty Paper Paint Healthcare & Food + New Grades = UP and 92G Key Benefits Brands PCC Division: Fine Applications

18 18 SOCAL ® WINNOFIL ® Brands Main Application Key Benefits Polymer Sealant & Plastisol Plastisol: Rheology control Viscosity stability Sealant: Rheology control Reinforcement Ink Low / medium gloss Rheology control for high-speed printing Increased pigment efficiency Reduction of plate wear (low abrasion) High gloss surface Processing aid effect, faster gelation Reduction of plate-out Improved impact strength 9 Grades PCC Division: Ultra Fine Applications + New Grade = Socal® UP

19 Solvay PCC: Commercial Organization 19 Esma HASCELIK Business Analyst Thierry GRANGE Senior Sales & Marketing Manager Olivia PERSYN Global Technical Marketing Manager Sales Gaelle RODARY Technical Marketing Manager Ultra Fine PCC Shamila PEDRINIS-AKBARALY Technical Marketing Manager Ultra Fine PCC Claudia STOCK Account Manager IT; CH; TR; Export Yannick CAPRON Account Manager BE; FR; NL; PT; ES; UK Dejan STANKOVIC Account Manager DE; AT; DK; FI; SE Joe LUO Account Manager CN; ID; MY; SG Ingrid NYSSEN Sales Coordination Rasik RAYTHATHA Account Manager NAFTA

20 20 Our Innovation Strategy: Approach Focus on customer & market needs: With Customers involved in 1 st steps of the process To develop products fitting with market expectations now and in future Based on: Expertise in PCC production: Broad range of product and know-how Knowledge on various end-applications: Paint, Sealant, Plastisol… Research & Technology: New development & process improvement Technical Marketing: End-applications and market needs expertise Successful with Socal UP ! Up to 60% of TiO2 substitution in paint

21 21 Our Innovation Strategy: Focus New Developments concentrated on: Key functionalities: Opacity and Rheology New applications Substitution of high value additives Existing products improvement To support our customers, we benefit from: 2 Application labs (Giraud, F & Rheinberg, D) with strong expertise R&D center (Giraud, F) with pilot plant to test industrial process of new grades

22 03/06/ SOCAL ® UP: An innovative PCC for Paint Industry Innovative Morphology Better sustainability with 80% CO 2 footprint reduction Vs TiO 2 Excellent opacity Up to 60% of TiO 2 substitution (1:1) Significant cost savings (up to 40 % of fillers package)

23 Our Vision Strong customer focus Delivering financial return People engagement - Customer-centric innovation - New applications - Geographical deployment « Generating the financial means for our development» -Target 0 accident -Management & people model with a focus on -people engagement, -people challenge & feedback, -collaboration 23 : Three pillars

24 24 Conclusion: We offer: High performance products and services Wide range of grades (specialties) On a consistent basis Thanks to our: Expertise (know-how) People competencies throughout the Solvay PCC organization Applications knowledge Will to innovate and to develop new things PCC Division

25 25 For more information, please visit our website at: For any type of inquiry, please feel free to contact us at the following All technical advice and recommendations provided, if any, are intended for use by persons having the appropriate education and skill. Solvay and its affiliates shall not be liable for any use or non-use of such advice and/or recommendations. Users of our products are solely responsible for the design, construction and operation of their own facilities as well as to finally determine alone the suitability of any product supplied or any information on this product for any particular purpose and its manner of use, the compliance with any relevant legislation, regulation or applicable standards and whether any patents or other intellectual or proprietary rights are infringed


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