Evonik expanding tire silica capacity
Essen, Germany – Evonik Industries is to increase production capacity for precipitated silica at its site in Adapazari, Turkey by 40 kilotonnes per annum, the company has announced.
Startup of the new production complex, operated as a joint venture with Turkish company EGE Kimya, is scheduled for 2020, said a 29 June statement..
In reply to ERJ’s enquiry, an Evonik spokeswoman said the company “does not provide details about our capacities, neither for single plants nor overall.”
The project involves an investment “in the lower double-digit million euro…