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Evonik Corporation

Evonik Corporation

Evonik Corporation is an Essen-based company founded in 2007.

Evonik Industries AG is an industrial enterprise headquartered in Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. As of November 2019, it is the biggest speciality chemicals company in the world. Owned by the RAG Foundation, it was founded on September 2007 due to the rebuilding of the mining and technology group RAG.

The company’s specialty chemical business produces around 80% of sales in regions where it holds top market positions. In November 2019, Evonik Industries had around 33,000 employees and operates in more than 100 countries.

In fiscal year 2018, the company had sales of around € 13,3 billion and an operating profit (adjusted EBITDA) of around € 2.15 billion.


June 3, 2008
Evonik Corporation raises a $2,830,000,000 private equity from Cvc Capital.
Evonik Corporation is founded.

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Bessere Luftqualität in Fahrzeuginnenräumen dank neuem Evonik Aldehyd-Geruchsabsorber für PU-Anwendungen - Evonik Industries


April 7, 2022

Evonik donates $80,000 to fund scholarships in Louisiana - Evonik Industries


April 18, 2022

Evonik published first edition of the MetAMINO® ATLAS


April 5, 2022

Improved vehicle interior air quality with Evonik's new Aldehyde Scavenger for polyurethane applications - Evonik Industries


April 8, 2022

in-cosmetics 2022: Evonik showcases milestones to become the preferred sustainable specialties partner - Evonik Industries


April 5, 2022


May 23, 2021
The Economic Times
The makeshift vaccination centre at chemicals group Evonik's Hanau site, near Frankfurt, is one of several such pilot projects in Germany. Rail operator Deutsche Bahn, carmaker Volkswagen and chemicals giant BASF have launched similar schemes.
January 26, 2021
For the 14th time, Henkel recognized its top suppliers for their industry-leading performance in 2020. The event took place on January 25 - for the first time fully virtually - with more than 300 registered participants. The partners were awarded in five categories. Evonik was honored with the "Sustainability Award" by Henkel Beauty Care. Stepan received the "Sustainability Award" by Laundry & Home Care. Innospec was awarded as "Best Innovation Contributor" by Beauty Care while Laundry & H...
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July 9, 2019
Created by the Initiativkreis Ruhr association, ICM maintains its marketplace in the basement of its headquarters directly adjacent to the Bottrop central train station. This is where the organization's partners can introduce themselves, and interested parties can come take a look at recommended products for energy renovations, energy service providers, or mobility. A supporter of the marketplace for many years, Evonik has an exhibit here showcasing a number of applications of CALOSTAT®, a...
June 26, 2019
, , , , • New plant for fumed silica comes on stream in Antwerp, , • Capacities have been aligned to high demand, , • Strengthening of businesses with specialty chemicals character, , , , , , Evonik has started up on schedule its new plant complex in Antwerp for production of fumed silica. With this, the specialty chemicals company can now serve the high demand for fumed silicas marketed under the AEROSIL® brand. Typical applications include paints and coatings, advanced adhesive systems, transparent...


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