Tag: Evonik

Beiersdorf and Evonik agree to jointly develop CO2-based feedstock for care products

Beiersdorf and Evonik agree to jointly develop CO2-based feedstock for care products

May 21, 2020 |

In Germany, Beiersdorf and Evonik have reached an agreement on a research partnership. Its aim is to develop sustainable raw materials for care products, using carbon dioxide (CO2) as the starting material. Beiersdorf is on the lookout for new sources of raw materials that will also reduce the company’s carbon footprint. One option here is […]

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Evonik to expand Argentine sodium methylate production to support Latam biodiesel industry

Evonik to expand Argentine sodium methylate production to support Latam biodiesel industry

December 3, 2019 |

In Argentina, Evonik plans to increase its capacity for sodium methylate at its Rosario/Santa Fe facility from 60,000 metric tons up to 90,000 metric tons until 2021. The expansion is driven by growing demand for biodiesel in South America, mainly Argentina and Brazil. Sodium methylate is an important catalyst for large-scale biodiesel production. In addition […]

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Evonik launches fast and easy-to-use analytical service to test DDGS

Evonik launches fast and easy-to-use analytical service to test DDGS

March 19, 2019 |

In Germany, Evonik has launched a new fast and easy-to-use analytical service to test distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS). Up to now, the industry has lacked reliable tests to judge the quality of corn DDGS during the process of raw material reception. Evonik’s new AMINORED 2.0 has been developed to close that gap and […]

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Evonik and Siemens to use green electricity to produce chemicals from CO2

Evonik and Siemens to use green electricity to produce chemicals from CO2

January 22, 2018 |

In Germany, Evonik and Siemens are planning to use electricity from renewable sources and bacteria to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into specialty chemicals. The two companies are working on electrolysis and fermentation processes in a joint research project called Rheticus. The project was launched Jan. 18 and is due to run for two years. The […]

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Evonik announces 4% price increase for biodiesel catalyst

Evonik announces 4% price increase for biodiesel catalyst

October 30, 2017 |

In Germany, Evonik Performance Materials GmbH announced a global price increase for its Potassium Methylate solution alkoxide, a key catalyst for biodiesel productioneffective from November 1, 2017. All existing contracts will be honored. Prices will be increased as follows: Potassium Methylate 32% Solution in Methanol (KM32) up to 4% The increase is unavoidable and necessary to offset […]

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Strategic Intent: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Evonik in the Advanced Bioeconomy

Strategic Intent: The Digest’s 2016 Multi-Slide Guide to Evonik in the Advanced Bioeconomy

September 6, 2016 |

This season, The Digest is hosting the Strategic Intent webinar series, looking at the plans, progress and future milestones of strategic stakeholders in the Advanced Bioeconomy. In this slide deck, we looked at Evonik and its direct investments, partnerships and alliances with companies both heralded and unknown.  

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Evonik boosts production capacity at sodium methylate plant to support biodiesel industry

Evonik boosts production capacity at sodium methylate plant to support biodiesel industry

August 3, 2016 |

In Alabama, Evonik Corp. has recently completed a significant capacity expansion at its sodium methylate plant in Mobile, Alabama. The company has increased capacity from 60,000 to 72,000 metric tons per year through operational excellence, as well as infrastructure investments. Although sodium methylate is used in various applications including pharmaceuticals, polymers and agrochemicals synthesis, it […]

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Evonik commissions new Biolys® factory in Brazil

Evonik commissions new Biolys® factory in Brazil

July 20, 2016 |

In Brazil, Evonik has commissioned a new plant for the biotechnological production of Biolys® in the Brazilian town of Castro in the state of Paraná. It will have annual production capacity of around 80,000 metric tons. Biolys® is an efficient source of the amino acid L-lysine and is used as a feed additive in modern […]

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Evonik gives JeNaCell a big push in nanocellulose

Evonik gives JeNaCell a big push in nanocellulose

March 2, 2016 |

From Germany comes the news that JeNaCell will launch its new nanocellulose-based therapeutic product later this month. The products aim at medical cosmetology, laser treatments, and skin sensitivities or to supplement aesthetic procedures such as exfoliation. As documented by current studies, they have a long-lasting moisturizing, cooling, and soothing effect on the skin and support […]

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Evonik and LanzaTech sign 3-year development deal for biobased plastics

Evonik and LanzaTech sign 3-year development deal for biobased plastics

December 9, 2013 |

Synthetic biology to enable the production of bioprocessed precursors for specialty plastics made of synthesis gas. In Germany, Evonik Industries and LanzaTech have signed a three year research cooperation agreement which will see Evonik combining its existing biotechnology platforms with LanzaTech’s synthetic biology and gas fermentation expertise for the development of a route to bioprocessedn […]

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