Press release
April 28, 2017

Price increase for VISIOMER® MMA (methyl methacrylate) and other methacrylate monomer products

Darmstadt, Germany - Effective May 1, 2017, the Evonik segment Performance Materials announces a global price increase for the VISIOMER® methyl methacrylate and other methacrylate monomer

As agreements allow, the increase is 100 – 140 USD/ton depending on the product and region.

Company information

Evonik, the creative industrial group from Germany, is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. Profitable growth and a sustained increase in the value of the company form the heart of Evonik’s corporate strategy. Evonik benefits specifically from its innovative prowess and integrated technology platforms. Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world with more than 35,000 employees. In fiscal 2016 the enterprise generated sales of around €12,7 billion and an operating profit (adjusted EBITDA) of about €2.165 billion.

About Performance Materials

The Performance Materials Segment is managed by Evonik Performance Materials GmbH. The segment focuses its global activities on developing and manufacturing polymer materials and intermediates, especially for use in agriculture and in the rubber and plastics industry. In 2016, the segment’s roughly 4,400 employees generated sales about €3.2 billion.