Press release
February 17, 2020

Name change of EDCCL

To whom it may concern,

Please be kindly noticed that our company, Evonik Degussa (China) Co., Ltd., has been officially renamed as Evonik (China) Co., Ltd. as of January 20, 2020 (“Name Change”).

To avoid any doubts, we would like to hereby clarify that Evonik (China) Co., Ltd. and Evonik Degussa (China) Co., Ltd. are the same legal entity. All the rights and obligations of Evonik Degussa (China) Co., Ltd. arising out of or in connection with any contractual or other relationship established before the Name Change shall be continually executed and undertaken by Evonik (China) Co., Ltd.

All the businesses of our company shall be operated in the name of Evonik (China) Co., Ltd. after the Name Change. Except change of the company name, the address, telephone number, facsimile number and email address of our company remain unchanged. All the bank accounts’ name of our company will be changed to Evonik (China) Co., Ltd., other information of the bank accounts remain unchanged, including without limitation, the account number.

We greatly appreciate your continuous support and cooperation in the past and sincerely hope we will have better and further cooperation with you in the future.

Yours faithfully,

Evonik (China) Co., Ltd.

Company information

Evonik is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. The focus on more specialty businesses, customer-oriented innovative prowess and a trustful and performance-oriented corporate culture form the heart of Evonik’s corporate strategy. They are the lever for profitable growth and a sustained increase in the value of the company. Evonik benefits specifically from its customer proximity and leading market positions. Evonik is active in over 100 countries around the world. In fiscal 2018, the enterprise with more than 32,000 employees generated sales of €13.3 billion and an operating profit (adjusted EBITDA) of €2.15 billion from continuing operations.

Evonik regards China as one of the driving forces of the global economy and we consequently endeavor to grow our business here. The company now employs over 2,500 employees and has in total of 10 production sites in China.


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.