SolviCore GmbH & Co. KG was founded on July 1st, 2006 by its former parent companies Umicore and Solvay as a 50-50 joint venture based in Hanau, Germany. Since July 1st 2015 Toray is the owner of SolviCore, which currently employs more than 40 people in research, development, production and sales of membrane electrode assemblies (MEA) and related compounds, to be used in fuel cells (FC) and water electrolysis applications.
Within its product line Greenerity® , SolviCore develops and supplies products for four different applications: hydrogen- and reformate- fuel cells as well as for PEM-water-electrolysis. These components for fuel cells are manufactured on specially developed or adapted pilot production lines.
Toray Group is global leader in chemistry and fuses nanotechnology into its operations, using organic synthetic chemistry, polymer chemistry and biotechnology as its core technologies. In addition to the Foundation Businesses of fibers & textiles and plastics & chemicals, Toray likewise promotes the global development of IT-related products, carbon fiber composite materials, pharmaceuticals and medical products, environment & engineering including water treatment and progress in other pivotal business fields, such as fuel cell technologies.