Cape Town South Africa

Southern Africa



Evonik's presence in Southern Africa is prominent with 2 production plants, 3 laboratories and over 100 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 30 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.

In 2012, Evonik further expanded local operations by establishing Evonik Acrylics Africa in Johannesburg, a joint venture that markets Acrylic sheets in collaboration with Ampaglas Plastics Group, the largest producer of extruded plastics in southern Africa.Evonik is currently one of the world's leading suppliers of molding compounds and semi-finished products made of polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA), marketed as PLEXIGLAS®

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Deniz Akay, Managing Director, South Africa

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