Total area

About Wolfgang Industrial Park

Wolfgang Industrial Park is Europe’s only high-tech site that is open to investors providing a complete materials science infrastructure.

Health & Nutrition, Inorganic Materials, Advanced Intermediates, Coatings & Additives, and Consumer Specialties Business Units of Evonik Industries are established at the Wolfgang Industrial Park in Hanau, near Frankfurt am Main. The Industrial Park, which grew out of the Königlich-Preussische Pulverfabrik (Royal Prussian Powder Factory) established in 1875 and has undergone continual development ever since, has existed in its present form since 2001.

The site is an innovative production and research center for materials technology, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals that houses a total of ten companies.

About 5300 people work on the Wolfgang Industrial Park, of which 3,500 work for Evonik and 300 apprentices.


Total 82.0 hectare
Free 27.5 hectare

About 27,5 Hactare for development and open spaces

Infrastructure and Connectivity

Highway yes Easy access to airport (30 km) and highway (A3, A45, A66)
Railway yes
Waterway no
Sea harbor no


Pharmaceutical active ingredients for production of, for example, antibiotics, antidepressants, antihypertensive drugs, and disinfectants for the pharmaceuticals and health care market; chemical catalysts for acceleration of all chemical reactions; and methacrylate-based reactive resins used for industrial flooring, road markings, etc.

Evonik's central research center: polycrystalline silicon, powder and fixed bed catalysts; Particle technology with a focus on fumed and precipitated silicas for tires, coatings and cosmetics.


  • Special plant construction and mechanical engineering,
  • process control systems for production and pilot plants,
  • technical maintenance,
  • utility supplies,
  • facility management,
  • logistics,
  • information technology,
  • personal management,
  • training and further education
  • catering,
  • process technology & engineering,
  • analytical technical services,
  • intellectual property management.


  • waste disposal
  • environmental and safety, health, training