Evonik Industries AG

Brühler Straße 2
50389 Wesseling



Short description

Evonik is one of the global leading specialty chemicals companies, with sites all over the world. There are five business areas at the site in Wesseling, which safely produce a wide range of products across 14 plants. The service department provides the required services. Around 1,300 employees work at one of Evonik's largest sites and benefit from the central location and excellent transport connections. The majority of employees work in shifts, since plants operate around the clock. Plant safety, fire brigades and environmental protection are also available day and night. The site in Wesseling also comprises the plant in Bonn-Beuel and a production plant in Leverkusen.

Products/Services at the Rhineland sites

•    Precipitated silica: application in the tire and rubber industries, among others
•    Methionine: essential amino acid, application in the food industry
•    Methyl methacrylate: important starting material for coatings, adhesives and the production of Plexiglas®
•    Cyanuric chloride: application in the solar industry, base material for optical brighteners and textile dyes
•    Methacrylic resins: application in marine and container coatings, road marking paint and heat-sealing
•    Cyanide: application in gold mining and raw material for the production of  pharmaceuticals and pesticides
•    Hydrocyanic acid: further processing within the site e.g. for the production of methionine

Employees at the Rhineland sites