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Press release
Corporate Press
May 17, 2010

Evonik increases the prices for DEGALAN®, DEGACRYL®, DEGADUR®, DEGAROUTE®, DEGAPLAST®, DEGADECK®, DEGAMENT®, ROHAGIT® and PLEX®

Evonik Industries’ Coatings & Additives Business Unit announces a price increase for its entire range of above mentioned trade names by 15%, effective June 1st, 2010 in all regions worldwide. This increase will apply to all orders shipped on or after this date or as contracts allow.

The steadily rising costs especially for feedstocks and also energy made this decision unavoidable, despite continuous efforts to further enhance productivity and cost reduction. The Coatings & Adhesive Resins Business Line remains committed to its high quality product standards and reliable services that customers have come to expect.

Evonik offers a broad range of raw materials for the coatings and adhesives industry. Please also visit our websites www.smartformulating.com and www.evonik.com/adhesives-sealants for further details.

About Evonik

Evonik Industries is the creative industrial group from Germany. In our core business of specialty chemicals, we are a global leader. In addition, Evonik is an expert in power generation from hard coal and renewable energies, and one of the largest private residential real estate companies in Germany. Our company’s performance is shaped by creativity, specialization, continuous self-renewal, and reliability. Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world. In its fiscal year 2009 about 39,000 employees generated sales of about €13.1 billion and an operating profit (EBITDA) of about €2.0 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.