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Corporate Press
May 19, 2015

Evonik Industries expands capacities for VISIOMER® MAAH (methacrylic anhydride)

Evonik Industries, one of the world's leading suppliers of methacrylate chemistry products, doubled its production capacities for VISIOMER® MAAH (methacrylic anhydride) at its site in Worms, Germany, in 2015.

VISIOMER® MAAH is an important building block in the production of specialty methacrylates, which are used in concrete additives, paints and colorants, electronics applications, and plastics.

In addition to MAAH, Evonik Industries produces and markets a wide range of specialty methacrylates as well as MMA, GMAA, n-BMA, i-BMA, and hydroxy methacrylates under the VISIOMER® brand.

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. Its activities focus on the key megatrends health, nutrition, resource efficiency and globalization. Evonik benefits specifically from its innovative prowess and integrated technology platforms.

Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world. In fiscal 2014 more than 33,000 employees generated sales of around €12.9 billion and an operating profit (adjusted EBITDA) of about €1.9 billion.

Disclaimer

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.