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Core specialty chemicals business
Evonik is one of the world's leading specialty chemicals companies. The central elements of the companies’ strategy for sustained value creation is profitable growth, efficiency and values. Around 80 percent of sales come from market-leading positions, which the company is systematically expanding. With concentrating on high-growth megatrends, especially health, nutrition, resource efficiency and globalization.

With locations worldwide Evonik is headquartered in Germany, is active in more than 100 countries globally and operates production plants in 24 countries, serving for example the automotive, coatings, pharmaceutical, and feed additive industries.

With 10.000 people employed, a surface area of 6.5 square kilometers and besides Evonik and its subsidiaries 12 independent companies with more than 100 production units with focus on base and specialty chemicals the Marl Chemical Park at the northern edge of the Ruhr area is the largest production site of Evonik worldwide and the 3rd largest chemical site in Germany. More than 40 ha are available for new production units.

The largest and main R&D site of Evonik is Wolfgang Industrial Park in the Rhine Main Area, close to Frankfurt, Germany. The total size of the area is 82 ha, thereof 27 ha free space available for new projects. Currently the main focus on R&D activities is feed additives, active ingredients, polycrystalline silicon, powder and fest bed catalysts, particle technology with focus on pyrogen and precipitated silica for tires, paints and cosmetics, to name just a few. The site employs in total 5,300 people, whereof 3,500 are Evonik employees, 1,800 are employed by 3 independent international companies.

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