Who we are
Created in 2013, SOLUMIX has developed a specialized expertise based on hydrothermal synthesis process for the production of a neutral and environmentally friendly mineral multifunction material.
Among the various applications covered by SOLUMIX, renovation and construction of buildings (insulation and fire protection) or liquid storage are the two main areas of development of the company, which has devoted a major R&D effort to develop innovative solutions.
With a capital of more than € 760,000, SOLUMIX is supported by private shareholders and the ALIAD investment fund.
Founders of the company
The company was founded by Richard Gaignon and Christophe Chaput.
Both are engineers of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Ceramique Industrielle (ENSCI) and combine scientific and commercial expertise at the highest level. Christophe Chaput, president of 3DCeram since 2001, led the CTTC for 17 years. Richard Gaignon has over 20 years of experience in manufacturing and selling of turnkey production solutions for the heavy clay industry.
Other members of the Executive Committee
Eric Sebelin representative of ALIAD, strategic investment fund of Air Liquide.
Dominique Gruson has held several positions in a large international group, leading a 300-person R&D center, before setting up his own consulting firm. He brings his expertise in business development and organization.
Pascal Del Gallo is head of R & D group and Senior International Expert at Air Liquide and member of the scientific council of ENSI. He brings his technical expertise related to the process of hydrothermal synthesis.