The Business Unit Inorganic Materials of Evonik Industries will raise the sales prices for its silica products, metal oxides and matting agents as of June 1st 2014. The fumed silica and metal oxides are sold under the brand names AEROSIL® and AEROXIDE®. The precipitated silica are well known under the brand names ULTRASIL®, SIPERNAT®, SIDENT® and ACEMATT®. The prices will be increased by up to eight percent or as contracts allow. This measure is needed to secure sustainable supply.
Evonik, the creative industrial group from Germany, is one of the world leaders
in specialty chemicals. Profitable growth and a sustained increase in the value of the company form the heart of Evonik’s corporate strategy. Its activities focus on the key megatrends health, nutrition, resource efficiency and globalization. Evonik benefits specifically from its innovative prowess and integrated technology platforms.
Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world. In fiscal 2013 more than 33,500 employees generated sales of around €12.9 billion.
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