Press release
Resource Efficiency
July 12, 2018

The Evonik Business Line Catalysts will harmonize their product nomenclature for activated metal catalysts produced in Hanau, Germany

  • Evonik’s Metalyst® brand will be used for Activated Metal Catalysts produced in Hanau, Germany
  • The name changes will apply to catalyst orders shipped after October 1, 2018
  • The change will harmonize the product nomenclature for consistent branding

The Evonik Business Line Catalysts will harmonize their product nomenclature for consistent branding across each of their product groups. The Metalyst® brand for activated metal catalysts (AMC) produced in Hanau, Germany stands for consistently high quality and reliability coupled with outstanding technical support. For orders that are shipped before October 1, 2018 there will be no changes. The name change will only apply for orders that are shipped after October 1, 2018.

The production process will remain the same, therefore no changes will be seen on the Certificate of Analysis nor the Material Safety Data Sheet other than the name of the material. We would like to emphasize that the described changes are only related to the nomenclature of the products and will not affect the properties and quality of our products and services. Further information will be sent directly to customers in the coming weeks, describing the changes in more detail.

About Evonik
Evonik is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. The focus on more specialty businesses, customer-orientated innovative prowess and a trustful and performance-oriented corporate culture form the heart of Evonik’s corporate strategy. They are the lever for profitable growth and a sustained increase in the value of the company. Evonik benefits specifically from its customer proximity and leading market positions. Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world with more than 36,000 employees. In fiscal 2017, the enterprise generated sales of €14.4 billion and an operating profit (adjusted EBITDA) of €2.36 billion.

About Resource Efficiency
The Resource Efficiency segment is led by Evonik Resource Efficiency GmbH and produces high performance materials and specialty additives for environmentally friendly as well as energy-efficient systems to the automotive, paints & coatings, adhesives, construction, and many other industries. This segment employed about 10,000 employees, and generated sales of around €5.4 billion in 2017.

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