As a part of the High Performance Polymers Business Line within the Smart Materials Division, Evonik Fibres GmbH offers secure jobs to more than 215 highly qualified employees at its sites in Lenzing and Schörfling am Attersee. Core competencies of the company are in the development and production of polyimide-based products such as high-performance fibers and hollow-fiber membranes; the company also makes powders that create sustainable value in demanding industrial applications in order to ensure significant CO2 reductions worldwide. Evonik is the world market leader in polymer design for membrane-based separation processes and has developed various membrane systems over the years for efficient separation of gases, organic solvents or volatile organic compounds.
With its expertise in polyimide chemistry, Evonik is the world's leading manufacturer and the only commercial producer of chemically resistant, thermostable, non-flammable polyamide fibers. Marketed under the brand name P84®, these high-tech fibers are considered the highest international quality standard in filter media for hot gas filtration, offering superior filtration efficiency thanks to their unique multilobal cross-section and the largest surface area available on the market. Due to their excellent chemical and physical properties, P84® fibers are used for a wide range of applications, from filter media for high-temperature filtration, to protective clothing and sealing materials for spacecraft, to various high-temperature applications such as thermal insulation.
FACTS & FIGURES
More than 215 employees work at Evonik Fibres
2 sites in Lenzing and Schörfling
18 languages are spoken in the company
More than 2 Mio. tons of CO2 are saved annually worldwide by using our products
More than 500 biogas plants are in operation throughout the world using SEPURAN® Green membranes