Decarbonization tech provider works to fast-track commercialization with proximity to construction and building materials industries and CO₂ sources
PISCATAWAY, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#CO2—Solidia Technologies®, a leading provider of decarbonization technologies and sustainable solutions to the construction and building materials industries, today announced the relocation of its headquarters to San Antonio, Texas. The relocation and expansion are consistent with the company’s progress from research and development to commercial venture.
“We are excited to announce our move to a new executive office and state-of-the-art R&D facility centrally located in one of the world’s largest industrial markets for construction and building materials and sources of CO₂,” said CEO Russell Hill, Ph.D. “This move allows continued advancement of Solidia’s technology in proximity to customers, suppliers, and partners and is the ideal location for our emerging commercial ventures as we further our mission of decarbonizing the global building materials and construction industry.”
By reducing CO₂ emissions in the production of cement and strengthening concrete with captured CO₂, Solidia significantly reduces the carbon footprint of an industry responsible for 8% of global emissions. The new 54,000-square-foot headquarters is designed to support the continued development and deployment of technologies that improve the performance of building materials and advance solutions in carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS). The company will retain a satellite office in New Jersey. Future expansion plans include a commercial-scale production facility and satellite offices in key markets around the U.S. and overseas.
“Solidia is the right technology at the right time, and now we will be in the right location to fast-track our business growth, elevate building materials manufacturing with sustainable technologies, and advance carbon utilization with industrial leaders in CCUS technologies, including oil and gas providers,” said Dr. Hill.
About Solidia Technologies®
Based in Piscataway, N.J. (USA), Solidia Technologies® is a leading provider of decarbonization technologies and sustainable solutions to the construction and building materials industries. Investors include Imperative Ventures, Zero Carbon Partners, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments), Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Prelude Ventures, PIVA Capital, John Doerr, BP, OGCI Climate Investments, Bill Joy, Kleiner Perkins, BASF Venture Capital, Holcim, Total Carbon Neutrality Ventures, Air Liquide Venture Capital (ALIAD), and other private investors. Recognition includes: Fast Company 2021 World Changing Idea; Solar Impulse 1000 Efficient Solution; Global Cleantech 100; Inc.’s Top Start-Up to Watch 2020; Best Place to Work in NJ; BP Advancing Low Carbon accreditation; ERA Grand Challenge finalist; Sustainia 100; NJBiz Business of the Year; and R&D Top 100. Follow Solidia on LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.
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