Press release
Superabsorber
July 14, 2021

Evonik announces price increase for superabsorbent polymers  

Evonik Superabsorber is announcing a price increase for all grades of superabsorbent polymers.

Essen, Germany. Evonik Superabsorber is announcing a price increase of 25-30% for all grades of superabsorbent polymers.

The price increase applies globally with immediate effect or as contracts allow.

Company information

Evonik is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. The company is active in more than 100 countries around the world and generated sales of €12.2 billion and an operating profit (adjusted EBITDA) of €1.91 billion in 2020. Evonik goes far beyond chemistry to create innovative, profitable and sustainable solutions for customers. About 33,000 employees work together for a common purpose: We want to improve life today and tomorrow.

ABOUT PERFORMANCE MATERIALS

The forever young classics of the Performance Materials Division stand for products and technologies that are continuously improved. They are the basis for many modern applications, for example in the areas of mobility, nutrition, pharmaceuticals or plastics. The divisions portfolio generated sales of €1.98 billion in 2020 with about 1,600 employees.

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