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
WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO As we strive to become the best specialty chemicals company in the world, we are moving beyond chemistry. We are interlinking disciplines, skills, and per spectives with one another so that as a partner of our customers we can create valuegenerating and sustainable solutions. As a result, we play a leading role in our markets and in the development of our industry. The answer to the question of why we exist lies in the passion with which we provide our customers’ products with special characteristics: in order to make people’s lives better, day after day. LEADING BEYOND CHEMISTRY TO IMPROVE LIFE, TODAY AND TOMORROW
EVONIK AT A G Specialty Additives Nutrition & Care Broad spectrum of additives and versatile crosslinkers for maxi mum performance which make the key difference with its formulation experts in the coatings, mobility, infrastructure and consumer goods markets. Sustainable solutions for basic human needs in resilient end markets like pharma, personal care and animal nutrition. € 13.1 billion sales* € 2.15 billion adjusted EBITDA * 16.4 % adjusted EBITDA margin* € 1.15 dividend per share 80 % of sales from leading market positions € 1.94 adjusted earnings per share* >32,000 employees 101 nationalities * Fiscal 2019, continuing operations
T A GLANCE Smart Materials Performance Materials Innovative materials that enable resource-saving solutions and replace conventional materials. They are the smart answer to the major challenges of our time: environment, urbanization, energy efficiency, mobility and health. The forever young classics are products that still form the basis for many modern applications, for example from the chemical, automotive and plastics industries. Evonik’s end-markets Evonik’s end-markets 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 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 i d e e f l a m n a d n a d o o F 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 t c u d o r p l i o d n a l a t e M g n i t n i r p d n a r e p a P s c i n o r t c e l e d n a l a c i r t c e l E s g n i t a o c d n a s t n i 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
Divisions SPECIALTY ADDITIVES The Specialty Additives division combines the business of high performance additives and versatile crosslinkers. Small input – major effect: This is how our specialties make the difference, for end products becoming more valuable, more durable, more energy-efficient and in many ways simply better. We are the formulation experts in the coatings, mobility, infrastructure and consumer goods markets. ~€3.4 BILLION sales* THE NUMBER ONE IN THE M ARK E T S FOR Organo modified Silicone chemistry Lubricant additives Isophorone chemistry Polyurethane additives * Fiscal 2019, continuing operations
Specialty Additives Selected products and applications VESTALITE® makes cars lighter. VISCOPLEX® makes fuel economy better. TEGOSTAB® makes mattresses more elastic.
Divisions NUTRITION & CARE The Nutrition & Care division’s products have applications in the areas of consumer goods for daily use, animal feed, and healthcare. The development of its business activities is driven by socioeconomic trends such as the worldwide trend toward more sustainable products and the growth of a middle class with purchasing power in the emerging economies. ~€2.9 BILLION sales* THE NUMBER ONE IN THE M ARK E T S FOR DL-methionine Amphoteric surfactants Ceramides * Fiscal 2019, continuing operations
Nutrition & Care Selected products and applications With MetAMINO®, we make poultry farming more sustainable. With EUDRAGIT® active ingredients get to where they are needed. Our biosurfactants make dishes sparkle and are particularly sustainable.
Divisions SMART MATERIALS The Smart Materials division includes businesses with innovative materials that enable resourcesaving solutions and replace conventional materials. These products are continuously reﬁned and adapted to customer needs. They are the smart answer to the major challenges of our time: environment, energy, mobility and health. ~€3.4 BILLION sales* THE NUMBER ONE IN THE M ARK E T S FOR Fumed silica Polyamide 12 Precious metal powder catalysts * Fiscal 2019, continuing operations
Smart Materials Selected products and applications SIPERNAT® makes personal care products more environmentally friendly. PROTECTOSIL® prolongs the life of monuments. SPHERILEX® keeps foods fresh longer.
Divisions PERFORMANCE MATERIALS The perennial classics of the Performance Materials division form the basis of many modern applications. The division’s highvolume business activities all have a shared DNA: long standing relationships with customers based on top quality, eﬃciency, and reliability. Lean structures combined with continual process optimization. A focus on resource-conserving production, new applications, and specialty products. ~€2.6 BILLION sales* THE NUMBER ONE IN THE M ARK E T S FOR Butene-1 Alkoxides * Fiscal 2019, continuing operations
Performance Materials Selected products and applications Potassium hydrogen carbonate makes not only muffins rise with- out the use of sodium. ITDA enhances the cleaning power of surfactants. FAVOR Superabsorber keeps babies dry all over the world.
Executive Board EVONIK’S EXECUTIVE BOARD The company 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
Innovation SOLUTIONS FOR TOMORROW’S WORLD Evonik’s research and development activities are driving new solutions for the world of tomorrow. That’s because innovations are an engine of proﬁtable growth and a key to our successful capture of leading positions in new and existing markets. And that’s why innovations are part of our basic self-deﬁnition. 4.3 new patents per week were registered by Evonik in 2019. Sales of our patent-protected products accounted for about 47 percent of total Group sales. 5 renowned universities all over the world are among our strategic co operation partners— including the Technical University of Munich and Jiaotong University in Shanghai. €428 million was spent on research & development at Evonik in 2019. That represents 3.3 percent of the Group’s total expenditures. We want to maintain this level of funding in line with our growth strategy. >30 equity investments result from Evonik’s venture- capital activities*. We have been active in this area since 2012. >100 partners cooperate with Creavis, the Group’s strategic innovation unit. They include universities, startups, and companies. * Fiscal 2019, continuing operations
Sustainability WE TAKE ON RESPONSIBILITY We are convinced that companies can be successful in the long term only if they act responsibly and create added value for society. Through our products and solutions we support our customers’ efforts to reach their sustainability-related goals. STRATEGY & GROWTH 30 PERCENT* GOVERNANCE & COMPLIANCE ~26 PERCENT* as a share of sales is our minimum target for products with market- beating sustainability benefits. is the proportion of women at the next level below the Executive Board. EMPLOYEES 101 NATIONALITIES* VALUE CHAIN & PRODUCTS ~225 PATENTS * are represented in Evonik’s worldwide workforce. were newly registered by Evonik in 2019. THE ENVIRONMENT 108 MILLION METRIC TONS OF CO2 EQUIVALENT** in greenhouse gases were saved by selected Evonik products over the life cycle of their applications. SAFETY 0 ACCIDENTS at the workplace is our goal. * Fiscal 2019, continuing operations ** Fiscal 2018
History 170 YEARS OF COMPETENCE IN CHEMISTRY The Evonik brand was introduced in 2007, but the company’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 has around 100 production facilities in 26 COUNTRIES* * As of May 2020
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