Soda Ash: a simple, natural product used in products worldwide

  • What is Soda Ash?
  • How is Soda Ash made?
  • Conventional mining
  • Solution mining

Soda Ash one of the most extensively used inorganic compounds in the world. It is a safe and simple compound and is a key component in industrial processes such as glass and detergent manufacturing through to being an important ingredient in the food and pharmaceutical industries.
 
We are proud to supply the world with high quality natural Soda Ash, manufactured in an environmentally sustainable way, which has earned us green product certification.

What is Soda Ash?

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Soda Ash: Life's invisible ingredient

Soda Ash is an essential, but invisible, ingredient in many products which we all use every day.

Over half of all Soda Ash production is used in glass manufacturing, but it is also used in a wide range of other products, such as powdered detergents and soaps and rechargeable batteries, as well as being used extensively in metallurgical processes, and across the food, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries.

Importantly, Soda Ash is increasingly being used to improve our environment and reduce polluting emissions by removing sulphur dioxide and other harmful chemicals from exhaust fumes in shipping and other industrial flue gas emissions.

7 million Over 7 million tonnes of Soda Ash produced per year
40 Over 40 countries use our products worldwide

Soda Ash:
how it is used

When processed, Soda Ash can vary in density, size and shape. This flexibility allows it to be used in a variety of everyday products. From bathtubs and baked goods to office building windows and internet cables, some common examples are listed below.

  • Glass manufacturing
  • Dry powder detergents
  • Metallurgical processes
  • Building and construction
  • Container and other glass
  • Cleaning
  • Industrial and metallurgy
  • Automotive
  • Food manufacturing
  • Environmental/Water
  • Domestic