specialty chemicals

Operational Segments

A decentralized corporate structure: Our specialty chemicals operations are divided into three chemical manufacturing segments, which operate close to their markets and customers and have a high degree of entrepreneurial independence. They are supported by a Services Segment.

Nutrition & Care

This segment produces specialty chemicals, principally for use in consumer goods for daily needs, and in animal nutrition and healthcare products.

Resource Efficiency

This segment supplies high-performance materials for environment-friendly and energy-efficient systems to the automotive, paints, coatings, adhesives, construction industries and many other sectors.

Performance Materials

The heart of the Performance Materials segment is the
production of polymer materials and intermediates,
mainly for the rubber, plastics and agriculture industries


As part of the Services segment, Technology & Infrastructure bundles all technology and infrastructure services of Evonik in one unit. Reliable services and innovative technologies support internal and external customers on their growth path.