Markets & Regions

Some innovations are especially effective when they are used in a certain location. Evonik operates in 100 countries all over the globe. In this section we report on the close connections between innovations and places.

Evonik Country

China: Determination in Times of Crisis

How China is prevailing in times of crisis and thus laying the foundations for future growth.

Additive manufacturing

3D printing: Facts and figures

Overview: global demand, most used materials and key players.

Global market

Surfactants: Facts and figures

Many everyday products contain surfactants. The global market is changing – an overview.


Sustainable Hygiene

Evonik and Unilever have developed a surfactant based on rhamnolipids. It is highly efficient and completely degradable.

Food production

Agriculture: Facts and figures

The amount of resources required by agriculture, how much surface area it requires—and how the harvests are used.

Evonik Country


A photo tour through the world’s fifth-largest country—a land of superlatives that has more mobile phone contracts than inhabitants.


Start-up culture

The world's most innovative places

Apart from Silicon Valley, where are the world’s innovation hotspots that offer startups a fertile environment?


Asia's innovation hub

What makes this city-state’s culture so special? We paid a visit to this small country with great ­ambitions.


High-tech plastics

Less CO₂ in natural gas

High-tech membranes help to exploit natural gas fields with a high CO₂ content.

Lightweight and resilient

Multi-talented plastic

Lighter than steel, flexible, corrosion-resistant: three reasons for the success of polyamide 12, underground and in your car.

Cattle argentina

Evonik Country


Argentina combines state-of-the-art urban living with rural idylls: Impressions from this Evonik country in South America.

Norway's fjords

Evonik Country


Norway is an innovation-driven country and a leading exporter – a promising market for Evonik.

Evonik Country


This country is characterized by diversity, tradition, and confidence in the future.

Evonik Country


Of ice hockey, impressive mountains, and big ambitions: Impressions from the Evonik country Slovakia.

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