Press release
PU Additives
August 17, 2012

“We focus on you” - Evonik at PU China 2012

The business line Comfort & Insulation of Evonik Industries AG is one of the world's leading suppliers of additives used in the manufacture of various types of polyurethane foam. "Comfort" is a reference to the flexible foams used in the mattresses, upholstered furniture, and automobile interiors, while "insulation" refers to the exceptional properties of the polyurethane rigid foams used in refrigerators or as a construction material. The Comfort & Insulation Business Line has tailored its business model around the polyurethane customers it supplies. We strive for operating excellence and customer proximity everywhere in the world. For more than 50 years now our business and reputation in the industry have successfully grown. This success can be attributed to the development of innovative products and applications of a supreme quality manufactured under stringent production standards. We have also established a globally spanning sales and distribution network supported by local technical service experts. Our staff is experienced, highly motivated and links their knowledge with others throughout our global organization.

In China we have been supporting the polyurethane market for more than 30 years now. This year we celebrate the 10th anniversary of our local production plant in Shanghai.

Our portfolio includes TEGOSTAB® silicone surfactants, TEGOAMIN® amine catalysts, KOSMOS® metal catalysts, GORAPUR® release agents, TEGOCOLOR® pigments, and ORTEGOL® performance additives.

According to our motto this year “We focus on you” we invite all visitors to our booth no. 400, sharing expertise from the world of polyurethanes.

Company information

Evonik, the creative industrial group from Germany, is one of the world leaders
in specialty chemicals. Its activities focus on the key megatrends health, nutrition, resource efficiency and globalization. Profitable growth and a sustained increase in the value of the company form the heart of Evonik’s corporate strategy. Evonik benefits specifically from its innovative prowess and integrated technology platforms. Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world. In fiscal 2011 more than 33,000 employees generated sales of around €14.5 billion and an operating profit (EBITDA) of about €2.8 billion.


In so far as forecasts or expectations are expressed in this press release or where our statements concern the future, these forecasts, expectations or statements may involve known or unknown risks and uncertainties. Actual results or developments may vary, depending on changes in the operating environment. Neither Evonik Industries AG nor its group companies assume an obligation to update the forecasts, expectations or statements contained in this release.