Former Hanse Chemie was founded in 1986 and became part of the Evonik Group in 2011. Today it is part of Specialty Additives. Approximately 100 employees work at the site that is located about 30 km from Hamburg.

The premises is a state-of-the-art site with production, Marketing and Sales, Research and Development and Application Technology.

The products that are produced at the site are used for the production of adhesives and sealants, moldmaking compounds, and other elastomers. The underlying chemistry comprises addition- and condensation-curing silicones as well as silane-terminated polymers. Further products produced at the site are modified reaction resins and dispersions containing nanoscale silica. Important application fields for these products are coatings and fiber composites. Nanotechnology has been of relevance at the Geesthacht site since 1999.

Counting about 30,000 inhabitants, the municipality of Geesthacht is located in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein. Evonik is an important employer in the region. The works premises close to the Elbe river also have reserve space for possible extensions.

At a glance

Approx. 100 employees
Surface area: 36,000 m2

Operative segments

  • Specialty Additives
  • Interface & Performance


Charlottenburger Straße 9
21502 Geesthacht
Tel.: +49 4152-80920