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Solvay – Project Manager assistant – General Engineering

Ever since 1997, Ekium has acted as client representative for all engineering tasks on the Collonges-Au-Mont-d’Or production site for the Solvay Group, a major global player in the field of precipitated amorphous silicas, used inter alia in automotive tyres. Our missions cover the majority of greenfield and brownfield projects carried out at the chemical site in Collonges-Au-Mont-d’Or (69) including:

  • The preparation of the plant traffic plans (car parks, stations and loading docks, walkways, etc.)

  • Renovation and layout of a quality laboratory, research laboratory, offices, etc.
  • Application of an image plan established on-site in collaboration with an architect (creation of a colour coded chart), through building renovation, refurbishment and uplifting of the facades, signage, plant entrance layout, requalification of the guardhouse according to its function and design, etc. …)
  • Development of roads and storm water drainage network (levels management)
  • Reconstruction of a glass furnace and its peripherals (1/2 campaign)
  • Replacement of MP storage tanks (sulfuric acid) including recovery inside retention and unloading areas, renovation of neutralisation basin, etc.
  • Installation of filter presses, dilution tanks, reactor, sand filter, etc.
  • Effluent processing plant,
  • Line bagging, bagging, storage silos screw conveyors, vibrating, pneumatic conveyance, loading spouts, dusting control and suppression etc.
  • Renovation of automation systems and supervision of the site technical alarms,
  • Renovation of the HV/LV substations



Project type: 

Industrial Engineering

Usine Chimique
15 Rue Pierre Pays
69660 Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or


  • Collaboration established since 1997,
  • A project team of 10 designers working together in an open plan office and supporting the NEW WORK service on behalf of SOLVAY Engineering,
  • The design and construction works are conducted in close collaboration with the different departments of the plant (operation, maintenance, process…) and especially with the HSE service.

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