|Headquarters||St Marcel, Savoie, France|
|Products||Sodium, Chlorine, Na2O2, Na2O, VOCl3, VCl3, VCl4|
|Revenue||about 50 Millions euro|
MSSA is a French producer of sodium. It also sells by-products as chlorine and bleach. It has a small chemical workshop producing sodium oxides, vanadium chloride and oxytrichloride. It markets its products under its brand Métaux Spéciaux.
The only production plant of the group is located in the Tarentaise (Savoie). It has no more competitors in Europe and it is the world's largest producer of sodium (by value in 2006). About 250 peoples are employed by the company.
MSSA have a technical advance, which allows it to produce pure sodium with different grades. 2 grades of interest are sodium with less than 200ppm of calcium (to prevent calcium deposit) and sodium with less than 10ppm of calcium (for special application).
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