solvadis is one of the most important partners for the chemicals and chemical-processing industry in the distribution of specialty chemicals and related substances. The group offers customized services covering the entire value and logistics chain. solvadis’ trading activities are concentrated in the field of sulphur, sulphuric acid, methanol and biofuels. This trading business has an international focus, moving high volumes in their specialised sectors, operating centrally from its Frankfurt headquarters. A further business of solvadis concerns the sourcing and sales of fertilizers and agricultural chemicals from Central Europe as well as the provision of special chemicals for the chemical industry and industry-oriented applications. Furthermore, solvadis also holds a plastics business unit which operates as a distributor and sales partner for mass synthetics such as PVC and EPS. At the Industriepark Höchst location in Frankfurt solvadis provides procurement and distribution services for industrial raw materials, packaging materials and high-quality supplies solvadis is majority-owned by SSVP I and II since 2004. In April 2017 after almost 13 years solvadis was sold to Japanese listed stock company Sojitz Corporation. Sojitz is a large conglomerate with business units in various industries. solvadis was bought into Sojitz´ chemical division providing and expanding Sojitz presence and footprint in the special chemical industry in Europe.