Press release
Nutrition & Care
March 14, 2019

Customer proximity and product innovations for market success

Evonik at the European Coatings Show 2019

  • 2,000 products for coatings and adhesives applications, including many novelties
  • ECS 2019: March19-21, Hall 7A, Stand 323
  • “One partner. Many experts”: Expert network, know-how and reliability still are key elements

Evonik’s coatings and adhesives activities aim to offer tailor-made products that meet the high demands and requirements of customers. “Our innovative products address sustainable megatrends such as resource efficiency to help our customers grow in attractive markets of the future," says Dr. Claus Rettig, chairman of the Management Board of Evonik Resource Efficiency GmbH.

This claim is reflected in the slogan "One partner. Many experts. The leading specialty supplier for coatings and adhesives.” It also reflects Evonik's pledge to offer its clients a global expert network along with know-how, experience, technological competency and reliability.

Evonik holds leading global market positions in the coating sector for water-based additives, high-performance additives, medium- and high-molecular polyesters, isophorone crosslinkers, curing agents, methacrylate monomers and polymers, organofunctional silanes, rheological additives and matting agents. The company is also a leader in the adhesives and sealants sector, providing polyesters, polyamides, amorphous poly-alpha-olefins, silane-modified polymers and silicones, additives, fumed and precipitated silicas, organofunctional silanes, Fischer-Tropsch waxes and polybutadienes.

Just in time for the European Coatings Show, the Group is publishing its magazine "Adhesives Journal", where you can see how we are helping to solve the silicone crisis with our POLYMER ST and TEGOPAC® silane-modified polymers on page 6.

Company information

Evonik is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. The focus on more specialty businesses, customer-oriented innovative prowess and a trustful and performance-oriented corporate culture form the heart of Evonik’s corporate strategy. They are the lever for profitable growth and a sustained increase in the value of the company. Evonik benefits specifically from its customer proximity and leading market positions. Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world with more than 36,000 employees. In fiscal 2018, the enterprise generated sales of €15 billion and an operating profit (adjusted EBITDA) of €2.6 billion.

About Nutrition & Care

The Nutrition & Care segment is led by Evonik Nutrition & Care GmbH and contributes to fulfilling basic human needs. That includes applications for everyday consumer goods as well as animal nutrition and health care. This segment employed about 8,200 employees, and generated sales of around €4.6 billion in 2018.


In so far as forecasts or expectations are expressed in this press release or where our statements concern the future, these forecasts, expectations or statements may involve known or unknown risks and uncertainties. Actual results or developments may vary, depending on changes in the operating environment. Neither Evonik Industries AG nor its group companies assume an obligation to update the forecasts, expectations or statements contained in this release.