Press release
Corporate Press
September 25, 2008

Evonik Specialty Resins receive new Names

Adhesion Resin will be TEGO® AddBond
Synthetic Resin will be TEGO® VariPlus

For a long time Specialty Resins from Evonik have been used to improve the properties of coatings. They have an effect on properties like adhesion, hardness and flexibility.
Within the integration of the Specialty Resins into the Tego product range beginning October 1st, Evonik Tego Chemie GmbH will supply the products Synthetic Resin and Adhesion Resin under the names

TEGO® AddBond (Adhesion Resin) and
TEGO® VariPlus (Synthetic Resin).

Quality and specification as well as all other product properties will be unchanged. The only chance is the new nomenclature.

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About Evonik

Evonik Industries is the creative industrial group from Germany which operates in three business areas: Chemicals, Energy and Real Estate. Evonik is a global leader in specialty chemicals, an expert in power generation from hard coal and renewable energies, and one of the largest private residential real estate companies in Germany. Our strengths are creativity, specialization, continuous self-renewal, and reliability. Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world. In its fiscal year 2007 about 43,000 employees generated sales of about €14.4 billion and an operating profit (EBITDA) of more than €2.2 billion.


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