Evonik Corporation, High Performance Polymers

299 Jefferson Rd.
Parsippany, NJ 07054 US

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Additives: Antiblocking Agents for Polyolefin, PET, and Nylon Films
Evonik’s new Spherilex 60 AB and 30 AB are designed for both blown and cast films, including very thin versions, made from PE, PP, PET & nylon

Evonik Reorganizes its Business; Will Exit PPA Market
Focus of Evonilk’s reorganization is on specialty materials such as nylon 12, transparent nylons, and biopolymers. 

Evonik to Boost Production of Transparent Nylon Compounds
Trogamid CX production expansion scheduled for completion in first quarter 2020, says Evonik.

Materials: High Performance Nylon Powder for 3D Printing
Evonik’s newest nylon 12 powder for SLS targeted to automotive and electronics. 

Evonik's Investment in Nylon 12 to Boost Production Over 50%
Start up of new nylon 12 plant slated for 2021.

global engineering plastics market

Global Engineering Plastics Market to Grow by Over Seven Percent
New study projects strong growth for PC, nylon, ABS, PET & PBT, acetal, and fluoropolymers.

Materials: First 3D Printing Flexible Material Based on PEBA
3D printed parts made from Evonik’s PEBA powder boast high flexibility, resistance to chemicals and outstanding durability.  

High-Tech Implant for Leg-Lengthening Treatment by PEEK
Evonik has invested in a start-up company that has developed a high-tech leg-lengthening implant that uses Vestakeep PEEK.

Engineering Thermoplastics Are Going ‘Green’
As high-performance materials follow the path taken by some commodity resins, farming could replace drilling as suppliers rely more on plants than oil or gas for feedstocks.

Acrylic Sheet Featured In Unique Reactive Art Installation
Evonik's Acrylite Sheet 'Rocks' In New Media Installation

Materials News at K 2013
There was no shortage of interesting materials developments at K 2013, in particular high-performance engineering thermoplastics and thermoplastic composites—much of them geared to automotive/transportation.

Evonik Resumes Full Production of Nylon 12
Germany’s Evonik Industries (in the U.S., Evonik Degussa Corp., Parsippany, N.J.) has resumed full operation of its reconstructed CDT (cyclododecatriene) feedstock plant at the Marl site, less than a year after it was destroyed by fire and explosion.

Evonik Resumes Full Production of Nylon 12
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Germany’s Evonik Industries (in the U.S., Evonik Degussa Corp., Parsippany, N.J.) has resumed full operation of its reconstructed CDT (cyclododecatriene) feedstock plant at the Marl site, less than a year after it was destroyed by fire and explosion.

PPA Moves into Gearshift Levers
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Vestamid HT plus polyphthalamide (PPA) from Evonik Industries High Performance Polymers in Germany (in the U.S., Evonik Degussa Corp., Parsippany, N.J.), is being used in gearshift lever parts for a major European auto company.

Four Key Markets Drive Material Advances At K 2010
Last fall’s K 2010 fair in Germany drew dozens of materials suppliers to show off hundreds of new products, aimed especially at packaging,medical, automotive, and electrical/electronics.

The newest version (5.1) of CAMPUS

A Quiet Revolution In Materials Characterization
In December, about a dozen representatives of European chemical companies gathered in Aachen, Germany, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of a quiet revolution in plastics.

Bullet-stopping armor

Composites: Higher Properties, Lower Cost
Part II of our review of the big JEC international composites show in Paris focuses on resins and reinforcements. (Part I, last month, covered process enhancements, thermoplastic composites, machinery, and tooling. See Learn More box.)

Overmolding adhesion of TPEs is undergoing constant improvement

TPEs Move Up the Performance Scale
This first of two articles on directions in TPE development focuses on styrenic, copolyester, polyamide, and TP urethane elastomers. The following article covers olefinics—TPOs, TPVs, and POEs.

Degussa Is Now Evonik Degussa
Since September, the former Degussa AG of Germany has become Evonik Degussa, the Chemicals Business Area of the new Evonik Industries group in Germany.

There are now three suppliers of PEEK resins

Extreme Plastics New Contenders Push Limits Of Heat and Chemical Resistance
The top of the thermoplastic performance pyramid is growing more crowded and more finely differentiated due to heightened demand for lighter, tougher alternatives to metals, ceramics, and thermosets.

PrimoSpire self-reinforcing polyphenylene

New 'Ultra' Thermoplastics Contend for Top of Performance Pyramid
The industry’s broadest line of highly heat- and chemical-resistant thermoplastics is being fortified with several new amorphous and crystalline materials in the so-called “ultra-performance” category.

Product Categories of Evonik Corporation, High Performance Polymers

Core Materials
Nylon--Amorphous
Nylons - Other
Nylon--Type 12
Nylon--Type 610
Nylon--Type 612
Polyamide, Aromatic
Polyester (Thermoplastic)--PBT Type
Polyetheretheketone (PEEK), Polyetherketone (PEK) and Other Polyketones
Polyimide (Thermoplastic)
Polyphthalamide (PPA)

Trade Names

P84®
ROHACELL®
TROGAMID®
VESTAKEEP®
VESTAMELT®
VESTAMID®
VESTENAMER®
VESTODUR®
VESTOSINT®