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04.12.2019

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Evonik to Increase Sodium Methylate Capacity at Rosario Unit in Argentina

Evonik aims to expand its capacity for sodium methylate from 60,000 metric tonnes up to 90,000 metric tonnes at its Argentina facility until 2021. The move has been undertaken by the firm owing to the rising demand of biodiesel in South America especially Argentina and Brazil.

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22.11.2019

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Evonik Ramps up Production Capacities for PMI Foams in Mobile

In response to rising demand for lightweight materials for special applications, Evonik is expanding its production of closed-cell high-performance rigid foams under the Rohacell brand at its Mobile site in the United States.

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03.10.2019

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Evonik and Cubicure to Develop Radiation-Curing Resin Systems

The partnership aims to develop ‘ready-to-use’ radiation-curing resin systems to manufacture industrial components via 3D printing. The deal is in line with Evonik’s Additive Manufacturing innovation growth field through which the firm intends to merge its 3D printing competencie...

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19.09.2019

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Evonik Starts Construction of New Polyamide 12 Complex in Marl

Evonik has officially begun construction on its largest investment to date in Germany. A ceremony, which was also attended by customers, employees, and representatives from the world of politics, signaled the launch of the polyamide 12 project in Marl.

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06.08.2019

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Evonik’s Acquisition of Peroxy Chem Put on Hold

The acquisition has been delayed after the Federal Trade Commission announced that it will file a lawsuit to block the deal. Evonik aims to strongly defend its business move against the FTC lawsuit.

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28.07.2019

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Evonik and Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions License HPPO Technology to China

Evonik and Thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions have granted a license for HPPO Technology to Zibo Qixiang Tengda Chemical to produce propylene oxide. Corresponding agreements were signed by the parties in Guangzhou in China.

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10.07.2019

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New Facility Produces Natural Marine Algae for Sustainable Salmon Farming

Following a construction period of just two years, a joint venture between Evonik and the Dutch company DSM has commissioned its globally unique production plant in the US. Through the fermentative manufacture of natural marine algae, the new plant produces a special algal oil th...

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01.06.2019

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Evonik and Evolve Additive Solutions to Jointly Develop 3D Printing Materials

Evonik and Evolve Additive Solutions announced a joint development agreement. In future, the companies will work together to formulate thermoplastic materials to be used in Step additive manufacturing solutions.

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10.05.2019

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Evonik Reorganizes Polyamide Business and Places Focus on Speciality Chemicals

Evonik is reorganizing its business for high-performance polymers within the polyamide group. The specialty chemicals company has already begun construction of a new polyamide 12 (PA 12) facility complex and is expanding its production of transparent polyamides at the Marl Chemic...

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09.04.2019

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Evonik Increases Capacities for Transparent Polymers

Evonik plans to expand its production capacities for transparent polyamides of the Trogamid CX brand at the Marl Chemical Park. The company announced that the reason for this was the growing global demand for high-performance polymers.

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20.01.2019

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Evonik Acquires US Startup for 3D Printing Materials

Evonik announced the acquisition of Structured Polymers, a US-based technology startup for 3D printing materials headquartered in Austin, Texas. A corresponding agreement and plan of merger was executed and the transaction has been closed recently.

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09.11.2018

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Evonik Acquires Peroxy Chem for 625 Million Dollars

Evonik Industries has signed an agreement with One Equity Partners to acquire US-based Peroxy Chem for $ 625 million. The company is a manufacturer of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) and peracetic acid (PAA) and is well positioned in high-margin specialty applicati...

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04.11.2018

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Evonik Increases Focus on Speciality Chemicals Business and Sells Jayhawk Site

Evonik has concluded the sale of its Jayhawk site in Galena (Kansas, USA), taking the next step on the road to a consistent focus on specialty chemicals. Funds advised by Permira, an international investment company, acquired the site at a price in the high double-digit million d...

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03.09.2018

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Financial Investment Firm Permira Funds Acquires Evonik’s Jayhawk Site

The US site produces precursors for agrochemicals however; Evonik now has plans to focus more on its specialty chemicals business and intends to do away with assets that are not in line with its growth businesses.

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26.06.2018

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Linde and Evonik Cooperate in Membrane Technology for Natural Gas Processing

The Linde Group and the specialty chemicals company Evonik Industries have concluded an exclusive cooperation agreement on the use of membranes for natural gas processing.

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19.06.2018

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Hollow-Fibre Membrane for Efficient Gas Processing

At this year’s Achema in Frankfurt am Main (Germany), Evonik presented its latest membrane product development Sepuran NG for natural gas processing.

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22.04.2018

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Evonik Opens Research Hub in Singapore

Germany-based specialty chemicals company Evonik opened its first research hub for resource efficiency topics in Singapore, focussing on research into the areas of functional surfaces and additive manufacturing.

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04.04.2018

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Evonik to Shut Down Amino Acid Facility in Kaba

The move was triggered owing to intense competition in the region for amino acid L-threonine which is produced by the company. Production at the site is expected to stop by April 2018.

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27.03.2018

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Worldwide Plant Engineering: A Growing Market – With Growing Challenges

Chemical companies are filling up plant order books: Between 2005 and 2015, global investment in the sector increased by nearly a factor of three and currently stands at more than $ 200 billion. Most of these plants are based on conventional design and construction, but the engin...

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19.01.2018

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Speciality Chemicals Based on Renewable Sources

In a joint research project called Rheticus, Evonik and Siemens are working on electrolysis and fermentation processes that use electricity from renewable sources and bacteria to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into specialty chemicals.

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09.10.2017

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Evonik Seeks to Leverage Growth with Innovations

According to Harald Schwager, deputy chairman of the Evonik Industries Executive Board, new products, solutions and business models will make a significant contribution to the company's growth and profitability.

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29.09.2017

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Evonik Invests in Numaferm

The newly incorporated company ‘Numaferm’ enables plannable biotechnological production of peptides at higher yields and at lower costs. Evonik invests in this biotechnology company as it identifies it as a growth opportunity for its health care and specialty additives segment.

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29.09.2017

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Evonik Invests in Numaferm

The newly incorporated company ‘Numaferm’ enables plannable biotechnological production of peptides at higher yields and at lower costs. Evonik invests in this biotechnology company as it identifies it as a growth opportunity for its health care and specialty additives segment.

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11.09.2017

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Evonik Inaugurates New Plant in Shanghai

The specialty chemicals group Evonik has established a new plant for the production of organically modified specialty silicones. The aim behind this move is to strengthen the company’s presence in one of the world’s most dynamic markets.

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23.08.2017

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Evonik on Track With New Copolyester Plant in Witten

Evonik Industries is building a new production plant for specialty copolyesters at its Witten site in Germany. According to the company, the project is on track to reach mechanical completion by end of November 2017.

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27.07.2017

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Evonik Invests in Belgian Fumed Silica Plant

Evonik announced that it is investing an amount in the upper double-digit million euro range in the expansion of its fumed silica capacities in Antwerp, Belgium.

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07.07.2017

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Evonik Allocates € 100 Million for Digitalization

Evonik announced that it is setting aside € 100 million for the topic of digitalization and is also entering into a strategic partnership with IBM and the University of Duisburg-Essen.

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09.03.2017

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DSM and Evonik Establish Joint Venture for Omega-3 Fatty Acids from Natural Marine Algae

Royal DSM and Evonik announced their intention to establish a joint venture for omega-3 fatty acid products from natural marine algae for animal nutrition — enabling fish farming without using fish-based resources.

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09.03.2017

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DSM and Evonik Establish Joint Venture for Omega-3 Fatty Acids from Natural Marine Algae

Royal DSM and Evonik announced their intention to establish a joint venture for omega-3 fatty acid products from natural marine algae for animal nutrition — enabling fish farming without using fish-based resources.

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12.12.2016

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Evonik Expands its Portfolio With Acquisition of Huber’s Silica Lines

Evonik strengthens its position in the growing Resource Efficiency market with the acquisition of the silica business of US company J.M. Huber. This US $ 630 million deal shall expand the product portfolio of the German specialty chemicals with customer specific solutions as well...

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19.08.2016

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New Ways in the Far East: What Made-in-China 2025 Means for Petrochemicals and Chemicals

China is stepping up the pace — By 2025, China wants to play a leading role in terms of innovation, sustainability and networking. The ambitious plan will be a challenge particularly for chemical and petrochemical companies. What solutions does the concept “Made in China 2025” of...

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24.04.2016

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Customized Membrane Gas Separation

Evonik Industries has developed a new hollow-fiber membrane for the separation of nitrogen from air.

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04.02.2016

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Evonik Enters into Indian Research Partnership

Evonik Industries and the Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), Mumbai have sealed a strategic partnership agreement for the purpose of exploring research topics together, closely in selected fields in the future.

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29.10.2015

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Evonik to Expand Specialty Silica Production in Japan

Japan is an attractive market for innovative and customized specialty silicas. Evonik takes account of this and now has opened its expanded facilities in Ako, Japan, where the company will produce its Siperant and Carplex lines of specialty silicas.

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01.10.2015

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New Evonik World-Scale Plant in Singapore Planned

Evonik has started the planning stage for the construction of an additional world-scale plant complex in Singapore. The facility, which will produce the amino acid DL-methionine for animal nutrition, will have an annual production capacity of 150,000 metric tons and is expected t...

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08.09.2015

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Evonik to Acquire Peroxy Chem Netherlands

To increase the specific growth in one of its core businesses Evonik Industries purchases the hydrogen peroxide producer Peroxy Chem Netherlands, located in Delfzijl.

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31.08.2015

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A Technological Milestone for Evonik

Evonik Industries has started up new production plants for C4-based products in the Marl Chemical Park in Germany. First time the company make use of a new process, which utilizes special material streams from refineries for production of C4 chemicals.

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07.07.2015

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Evonik to Invest in Biotech Company Jenacell

Evonik acquires share in Jenacell and supplements competencies in biotechnology and delivery systems for active medical ingredients..

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01.07.2015

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Evonik Starts New Production to Expand Leading Market Position

Evonik Industries has successfully, and on time, put into operation new production plants for C4-based products in Antwerp/Belgium. Also in the Marl Chemical Park/Germany, the C4 capacities are being increased. For this, the company has invested a total amount in the three-digit ...

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09.06.2015

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Why Evonik focuses on Biobased Materials

Evonik Industries is presenting new Sepuran hollow fibers for efficient, energy-saving separation of gas mixtures.

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