Press release
April 21, 2016

Evonik presents solutions for modern transportation at ChinaPlas 2016

  • Evonik offers innovative products to help vehicles on land as well as in the air be more economical, environmentally friendly and efficient.
  • ChinaPlas 2016 will be held at Shanghai New International Expo Center April 25-28, 2016. The Evonik Booth is located at C21, Hall N1. 

As a specialist in exceptionally high performance materials, Evonik Industries will present its products and solutions for lightweight design, automotive, aviation and more, at ChinaPlas 2016.

To answer sustainability challenges, modern transportation requires vehicles to become more efficient and economical, while still providing comfort and safety. Evonik offers a broad range of products and solutions for modern transportation.

The launch of China’s first domestically-made aircraft, the C919, marks the emergence of China’s aviation industry. On board this symbolic aircraft is lightweight material from Evonik – ROHACELL® rigid foam, which offers not only light weight, but also high impact resistance and dimensional stability with superior quality appearance.

"Plastics are playing an increasingly important role in making modern transportation more efficient. With an Evonik network of Asian production facilities providing strong local support to customers across the region, Evonik is well positioned to drive development of modern transportation in China and Asia,” said Dr. Matthias Kottenhahn, Head of Business Line High Performance Polymers of Evonik Industries.

Besides applications in the aviation industry, you will also see Evonik’s major applications in automotive displayed in a transparent car model at ChinaPlas. Evonik products presented include PLEXIGLAS® and PLEXIMID® molding compounds for lenses in LED headlamps, VESTAKEEP® PEEK for AGS housing, and VESTAMID® polyamide molding compound for automotive lines and tubes.

Evonik will also showcase innovative plastic products for medical devices, home & lifestyle, as well as Industry 4.0 at ChinaPlas 2016.

We look forward to welcoming you at our booth where you can experience our many innovative products and solutions!

Company information

Evonik, the creative industrial group from Germany, is one of the world leaders
in specialty chemicals. Profitable growth and a sustained increase in the value of the company form the heart of Evonik’s corporate strategy. Its activities focus on the key megatrends health, nutrition, resource efficiency and globalization. Evonik benefits specifically from its innovative prowess and integrated technology platforms. Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world. In fiscal 2015more than 33,500 employees generated sales of around €13.5billion and an operating profit (adjusted EBITDA) of about €2.47 billion.

Evonik Industries has been producing specialty chemical products in the Greater China region (Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan) since the late 1970’s; with wide-ranging trading relations already in place prior to this in the region. Evonik regards Greater China as one of the driving forces of the global economy and we consequently endeavour to grow our business in the region. The company now has around 3,000 employees in the Greater China region, the regional sales reached over €1.3 billion in 2015.


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.