Undisturbed landscapes and ultramodern major cities, a traditional nation of immigrants, and a significant supplier of raw materials: Canada is a country of diversity
The “other America” is the world’s tenth-largest economy and has the world’s third-largest oil reserves. Evonik and its predecessor companies have been there since 1974
Lakes, dense forests, and mountain ranges as far as the eye can see. Canada is a dream destination for lovers of adventure. It has approximately two million lakes and 11 percent of all the forests on our planet. It’s the world’s second-largest country, with an area as big as all of Europe. And with a population of 37 million, Canada is one of the least densely populated countries on earth
Ice hockey is Canada’s national sport. “Team Canada,” the national men’s hockey team, have been the world champions 26 times and Olympics winners nine times—undisputed world records. On the ice, it’s not just speed and technique that count. Having the right hockey sticks is also crucial. The ideal hockey stick is both robust and as light as a feather. Inside the hockey sticks made by Bauer, a Canadian company, ROHACELL® hard foam from Evonik provides this optimal combination
The salmon catch has fed Canadians for many generations. However, today it has shrunk considerably due to the massive overfishing of the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. Instead, Canada is increasingly depending on sustainable salmon farming. In Maitland, Ontario, Evonik produces hydrogen peroxide, which is used as an active ingredient against sea lice—and is increasingly replacing other chemical agents against parasites
Lots of options for going out, hip pubs, and international flair: Vancouver offers young people in particular a high quality of life and is also a popular college town. More than 60,000 students are registered at the renowned University of British Columbia, with which Evonik has been cooperating for years on a variety of projects. This cooperation has been fruitful: Many college graduates are now working for the Group
Nature and high tech: The town of Mankota in Saskatchewan province is surrounded by endless fields of rapeseed, but that’s not all. This is also the site of a unique gas separation plant that is used by the US-based Weil Group to extract ultrapure helium from natural gas. The plant was built by Linde Engineering, and the SEPURAN® membrane technology it uses comes from Evonik
This country is characterized by diversity, tradition, and confidence in the future.
Norway is an innovation-driven country and a leading exporter – a promising market for Evonik.
A photo tour through the world’s fifth-largest country—a land of superlatives that has more mobile phone contracts than inhabitants.
This country of lakes and forests has the world’s tenth-largest economy and is as big as the whole of Europe.