Industry Today Volume 23 Issue 2

SOLVAY AND BOEING PARTNER ON COVID-19 FACE SHIELDS “Supersonic” collaboration between strategic partners Solvay and Boeing is yielding over 38,000 face shields to protect healthcare workers. hen speed is essential, long- standing industry relationships can give projects a big head start. Case in point: when Boeing approached innovation partner Solvay for help with producing protective face shields, the company immediately jumped on board. Solvay recommended film made from its med- ical-grade Radel® polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) as a potential solution. Within just four days, Solvay film samples were approved by Boeing W 12 INDUSTRY TODAY PROFILE | SOLVAY AND BOEING