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living better with evonik living better with evonik we do quite a lot to make things better. what exactly? this selection gives an indication. we make ... car tires more fuel-eﬃcient diapers more absorbent stadium seats more fade-resistant plastics more sustainable food healthier tablets more eﬀective haircare gentler airplanes lighter car paint more scratch-resistant monuments more weather-proof if you’d like to know what else gets better with evonik specialty chemicals: www.better-with-evonik.com
the creative power of specialty chemicals the creative power of specialty chemicals we don’t produce car tires, mattresses, tablets, or animal feed. however, these end products contain evonik products – like 4,000 others, too. often, it’s just a small amount that we contribute but that’s exactly what makes the difference. this is how evonik makes tires more fuel-efficient, mattresses bouncier, tablets more effective, and animal nutrition healthier. that’s specialty chemicals. and we are one of the best in the world. evonik stands for appealing businesses and innovative strength. we work in a results-fo- cused corporate culture that is geared to profit- able growth and increasing the value of the company. in more than 100 countries, we ben- efit from our proximity to customers, and our leading market positions. more than 36,000 employees are bound by a claim: no product is so perfect that it couldn’t be made better.
evonik at a glance evonik at a g strategic management holding c nutrition & care resource e products for applications in the areas of consumer goods, animal nutrition, and health environment-friendly and ener system solutions f technology & infr site management, energy & ut logistics, process technolog € 14.4 billion sales* € 2.4 billion adjusted ebitda * 16.4 % adjusted ebitda margin* € 19.9 billion total assets as of december 31, 2017 80 % of sales from leading market positions € 1.54 earnings per share* >36,000 employees 110 nationalities * fiscal 2017
evonik at a glance t a glance gement holding company ce efficiency iendly and energy-eﬃcient em solutions for industry performance materials polymer materials and intermediates, especially for the rubber and plastics industries y & infrastructure y & utilities, technical service, echnology and engineering evonik’s end-markets evonik’s end-markets i d e e f l a m n a d n a d o o f i g n i r e e n g n e l a c i n a h c e m d n a e v i t o m o t u a s t c u d o r p e r a c l a n o s r e p d n a r e m u s n o c n o i t c u r t s n o c r e b b u r d n a s c i t s a l p s l a c i t u e c a m r a h p s g n i t a o c d n a s t n i a p s t c u d o r p l i o d n a l a t e m s c i n o r t c e l e d n a l a c i r t c e l e g n i t n i r p d n a r e p a p s e i r t s u d n i r e h t o e r u t l u c i r g a i s e g r e n e e l b a w e n e r
executive board evonik`s executive board executive board evonik’s executive board the group is managed by a four-member management team headed by christian kullmann. c hri stian ku llm ann chairman of the executive board dr . har ald sc hwag e r deputy chairman of the executive board ute wolf chief financial officer thom a s we sse l chief human resources officer
strateg our path to profitable growth strategy our path to profitable growth to increase the value of the company, we target three strategic focus areas: portfolio, innovation, corporate culture. portfolio: balanced and focused a clear specialty chemicals character and markets with above average growth and margins characterize our portfolio management and investments. starting from our leading market positions, we continuously expand our growth engines in strong business areas: specialty additives, health & care, smart materials, animal nutrition. innovation: customer-focused and sustainable in our research & development, we work closely with customers and external partners. our innovation is characterized by ambitious goals, a clear strategy, and an inspiring culture. corporate culture: trusting and results-focused our corporate culture is based on trust, respect, and openness. we see ourselves as an international company and regard diversity as an opportunity. we initiate change, keep our promises, reward performance and a willingness to take risks, and develop our own managers.
segments nutrition & care segments nutrition & care the nutrition & care segment makes products for applications in consumer goods for everyday needs, in animal nutrition, and in the healthcare industry. the development of this business is driven by socioeconomic trends such as global population growth and the rise of an affluent middle class in emerging markets. € 4,511 million sales* 8,257 employees* the number one in the markets for dl-methionine amphoteric surfactants ceramides * fiscal 2017
segments nutrition & care nutrition & care selected products and applications with eudragit active ingredients get to where they are needed. with tegostab mattresses are more flexible. with metamino we make poultry farming more sustainable. with varisoft eq 100 hair is easier to comb.
segments resource efficiency segments resource efficiency the resource efﬁciency segment produces high-performance materials for environment-friendly and energy-efficient system solutions, for example, for the automotive, paints and coatings, adhesives, and construction industries. rising demand for resource efficiency in production drives business development in this segment. € 5,395 million sales* 10,260 employees* the number one in the markets for isophorone chemicals oil additives silica * fiscal 2017
segments resource efficiency resource efﬁciency selected products and applications with calostat houses are insulated efficiently. with rohacell airplanes are lighter. with ultrasil tires save fuel. with degalan tubs are easier to open.
segments performance materials segments performance materials the performance materials segment manufactures polymer materials and intermediate products, especially for the agricultural, rubber, and plastics industries. ongoing globalization is opening up market opportunities, especially for performance materials. this development is strengthened by a growing, affluent middle class, especially in emerging markets in asia. € 3,781 million sales* 4,364 employees* the number one in the markets for butene-1 alkoxides * fiscal 2017
segments performance materials performance materials selected products and applications with visiomer automotive paints are more resistant to scratches and weather. plexiglas enables 360° perspectives at ocean depths of up to 1,000 meters. with driveron engines run smoother and emissions are lower. with taa derivatives stadium seats are more light-resistant.
innovation more than just a good idea innovation more than just a good idea for us, the link between innovative prowess and customer proximity is a key success factor and a driver of profitable growth. for us, innovation is more than just a new product or appli- cation. we continuously optimize our technologies and pro- cesses, seek customized solutions for and with customers, and develop new business models. and to do this successful- ly we rely on collaboration, both internally, in interdisciplinary teams, and with external business and technology partners. through our venture capital activities we selectively invest in specialized technology funds and startups with relevance to evonik. in this way we gain insights, even in early phases of development, into innovative technologies and businesses that ﬁt in with our own growth strategy. the cornerstone of our motto “power to create” is our inno- vation culture. we see ourselves as a learning organization with the courage to explore the unknown. additional cre- ative impulses arise from creavis, evonik’s strategic innova- tion unit. this focuses on medium- and long-term projects that support the group’s growth and sustainability strategies and open up new business opportunities.
innovation more than just a good idea innovation € 458 million was the amount spent on research and development in the year 2017. that equates to a rate of 3.2 percent. in view of our growth strategy we plan to maintain our r&d expenditure at this level. 6 well-known higher education institutions world- wide are among our strategic collaboration partners. these include the technical universi- ty of munich and shanghai jiao tong university. 4.4 patent applications were ﬁled each week by evonik in 2017. patent-protected sales accounted for 52 percent of the group’s total sales.* > 20 is the number of investments evonik has so far entered into through venture capi- tal activities. we have been active in this area since 2012. 1,456 partners have collaborated with evonik in publicly funded projects over the past ten years. about 50 percent of these are corporates and about 47 and 3 percent are academic and other partners. * patent-protected sales from 2017 acquisitions are not included here.
sustainability we accept responsibility sustainability we accept responsibility for us, sustainable action and economic success belong together. ecological and social criteria are firmly anchored in our business decisions. strategy & growth 6 areas of action* to which we align our sustainability activities. governance & compliance 1,638 training sessions* on fighting corruption worldwide. employees 110 nationalities* are employed by evonik worldwide. value chain & products 50 percent** of our sales revenues are generated from products for resource-conserving applications. the enviroment 95.2 million metric tons of co2 equivalent** safety 300 internal and external participants* of greenhouse gases were avoided through applications of selected evonik products. on rail safety day at evonik in marl. * fiscal 2017 ** fiscal 2016
history 170 years of competence in chemistry history 170 years of competence in chemistry the evonik brand was introduced in 2007, but the group’s historic roots go back to the first half of the 19th century. 2007 rag beteiligungs ag 2006 2001 1968 ruhrkohle ag 1999 1999 1996 1989 1880 stockhausen 1907 röhm 1938 hüls 1873 degussa 1908 skw 1847 goldschmidt
evonik worldwide evonik worldwide evonik has production plants and research & development facilities at more than 130 sites worldwide.
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