Press release
Middle East and Africa
March 18, 2018

Evonik Participates at the Middle East Coating Show in Dubai

Evonik, one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals, participates in the Middle East Coating Show (MECS) on 19-21 March 2018 at the Dubai World Trade Center.

“The Coatings industry in the Middle East presents great opportunities for Evonik and we show our commitment to the region by regularly participating in MECS in Dubai” said Peter Reinhard, Vice President Middle East, Africa and India for Coating and Adhesive Resins at Evonik.

“MECS remains the only dedicated regional coatings event that gathers producers and distributors with different specialities from across the region” Reinhard added.

Evonik showcases during the exhibition a number of key solutions; crosslinkers, epoxy curing agents, DEGALAN® coating raw materials, and a large variety of coating additives based on famous brands like ACEMATT®, AEROSIL®, SURFYNOL® or TEGO®.

Evonik has been the reliable partner and solution provider in the field of isophorone chemistry for more than 55 years. As the pioneer of isophorone chemistry, Evonik covers all refining stages: isophorone, diamine, as well as di-isocyanate and polyisocyanates. VESTASOL®, VESTAMIN®, VESTANAT® and VESTAGON® boost your coatings, adhesives as well as elastomers and composites.

Evonik is a market leader in epoxy curing agents and offers a full line of high-quality, performance-oriented products. These solutions are used for a wide variety of applications, including industrial coatings, civil engineering and construction, adhesives and composites.
They enable mechanical strength, durability, chemical resistance and excellent adhesion.

DEGALAN®, on the other hand, is used as a binder in a number of different applications such as marine paints and container coatings, low-odor interior paints, metal coatings, plastics coatings and exterior paints and printing inks. DEGALAN® products are especially effective in applications that require extreme weather resistance, colourfastness and brilliance.

ACEMATT®, AEROSIL®, SURFYNOL® and TEGO®are Evonik’s Coating Additives main brands that offers comprehensive solutions including rheology control, Defoamers, wetting- and dispersing additives, and much more. The product portfolio is characterized by flexibility and innovation of the products that are used in all kind of markets like Architectural Coatings, Automotive Coatings, or Printing Inks.

To know more about the different solutions that Evonik offers to the coatings industry, visit us at booth J09 in hall 2 during MECS.

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 2016, the enterprise generated sales of around €12.7 billion and an operating profit (adjusted EBITDA) of about €2.165 billion.