South Africa

Evonik's presence in Southern Africa is prominent with one production plant, two laboratories and over seventy employees.

Evonik saw a great opportunity in investing in the Southen African market since it is not only one of Africa's economic powerhouses, it is also the gateway to the continent for many investors and trading partners.

The German based specialty chemicals company has been active in South Africa for more than 40 years, marketing and selling its tried and tested products in the Nutrition & Care, Resource Efficiency and Performance Materials arenas. For over 10 years, the Evonik Peroxide Africa plant, situated in Umbogintwini Kwa-Zulu Natal has been producing environment-friendly hydrogen peroxide; with its biggest customers being in the pulp and paper industry.